[OSM-talk] Pubs on mapnik layer - can we remove them?

Patrick Weber p.weber at ucl.ac.uk
Fri Jul 11 14:06:02 BST 2008


You could have a look at Kosmos, you can there define your own rendering 
rules, and render maps as you wish. as it is a standalone windows 
software, with no dependencies, it really is fast and easy to setup.

cheers
patrick

Tom Chance wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I've been promoting OSM in the charity I work for (www.bioregional.com),
> especially now the export facility makes it trivial. We'd like to use OSM
> maps in our publications, but several of my colleagues are reluctant
> because there are pubs all over the maps!
>
> Would it be possible to remove them from the default mapnik layer
> altogether, or to produce Yet Another Layer that is more professional
> looking?
>
> We don't really want to get into running our own Osmarender / mapnik
> set-up, I'm sure lots of other businesses & NGOs would like to use the
> export function. I know we all love our pubs but it does hamper the
> usefulness of OSM in one of those areas where it should beat the
> competition hands down - legal copies of nice, detailed maps.
>
> Kind regards,
> Tom
>
>
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