[OSM-talk] osmcut.c Some problems with my solution :-)

Michael Hufer michael.hufer at gmx.de
Thu Oct 30 18:35:15 GMT 2008

On Thursday 30 October 2008 08:57:53 Erik Johansson wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 8:28 PM, Michael Hufer <michael.hufer at gmx.de> wrote:
> >> BTW in your osmcut it still says that ways are only written to the 4
> >> first tiles that the way touches, is this still true? Doesn't seem
> >> like what you want, or?
> >
> > I had only about 10 ways spanning more than 4 tiles in the whole
> > germany.osm when I cut it into 0.5 degree tiles. All but one span more
> > than 6 extra tiles (i.e. more than 10 tiles in all). Most were 'boundary'
> > ways (e.g. the national boundary Poland/Germany) which is no great loss
> > if not present in a map that ends on that boundary anyway :-).
> ok! I don't use osmcut since I wasn't aware it existed, but I use my
> own tool which splits on OSM slippymap tile boundaries that makes my
> tiles smaller and hence I see more tiles per way. I have no real
> numbers though.. :-)
> Are you going to develop osmcut more?

The itch I had to scratch with Frederiks original osmcut.c version doesn't 
itch ME anymore after my changes :-). So no, at least at the moment I have no 
plans for more development on osmcut.c.

	Micha H.

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