[OSM-talk] Parking symbols: YUCK!
jdsmobile at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 12:51:50 GMT 2008
Lester Caine skrev:
>Do you have to re-write the renderer every time someone
> comes up with a new conflict?
Short answer : Yes.
Long answer : The renderer operates on a subset of the data contained in
the DB. It is up to the operator of the renderer to extract and
possibly massage that data into a format that the renderer can utilize.
It is not the place of the renderer to impose limitiations or rules into
what is in the DB, since the the DB is/might/will be used for other
tasks than just rendering maps.
This is similar to the previous discussion this month, where someone
wanted to impose limitations on what charactersets could be used for
All together now, repeat this months mantra after me : "Implementing
non-DB technical limitations and rules for content in the DB is bad,
recommendations and smarter algorithms in renderers are good."
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