[OSM-talk] outside data sources?

Claudius Henrichs claudius.h at gmx.de
Wed Jan 28 19:48:50 GMT 2009

Am 28.01.2009 17:00, andrzej zaborowski:
> 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?

the low-zoom levels are not re-rendered that frequently. I guess that's 
the reason why. Which name exactly are you referring to btw?


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