[OSM-talk] outside data sources? (was: "name tags on place=country ...")

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 16:00:19 GMT 2009


2009/1/19 Claudius Henrichs <claudius.h at gmx.de>:
> Am 19.01.2009 17:01, andrzej zaborowski:
>> Slightly off-topic, the recently added low-zoom country map display
>> (mapnik) apparently pulls data from outside OSM database.  I spotted a
>> typo (or what I think is a typo) and wanted to correct it and found
>> that the name with a typo was nowhere in the database.  I think the
>> renderer should only pull data from sources that we can fix.  Where
>> does the data come from?
>
> That's not the case. I'd be rather that someone spotted and fixed the
> typo reight before you.

It would have rerendered the names about three times by now.  Also,
what will explain that the names are correct with zoom levels 6 and
up, while 1-5 display the non-existent names?  Where does the data
come from?

Cheers




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