[OSM-talk] outside data sources?

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 21:14:20 GMT 2009

2009/1/28 Claudius Henrichs <claudius.h at gmx.de>:
> 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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