[OSM-talk] [Tilesathome] setting up a server for a country
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Wed Feb 4 16:45:13 GMT 2009
On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Dirk-Lüder Kreie <osm-list at deelkar.net>wrote:
> Etienne Cherdlu schrieb:
> > Kenneth
> > There's a specific tilesathome mailing list where most of the t at h people
> > hang out. I've copied this post to that list, I'm sure someone there
> > be able to help you.
> > Etienne
> > On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 8:09 AM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org>
> >> hi,
> >> I want to set up a server for rendering OSM for my country - can someone
> >> point
> >> me to documentation on how to go about this please?
> I highly recommend looking into mapnik rendering instead of tiles at home,
> especially if you only want to render a part of the world.
> Tiles at home, while very up-to-date is a very inefficient rendering
> process and work has been put into enabling mapnik to be as up-to date
> as t at h can be. (see up-to-date bookmarklet by crschmidt)
Except, AIUI, the motivation is entirely because Mapnik can't handle the
wide variety of Indian scripts: Hindi, Bengali, Tamil etc.
> Dirk-Lüder "Deelkar" Kreie
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