[OSM-talk] mapnik shelter rendering

Mike N. niceman at att.net
Sun Oct 11 17:02:13 BST 2009

> I think they are quite important,(they are currently not rendered with
> name at that level, and the small icon is IMHO not "cluttering"). But
> this discussion is endless...
> Actually they are now rendered in this level due to a trac-ticket of
> someone mapping in the alps, where they can be crucial to survival in
> bad weather conditions and are less dense.

  Perhaps there should be a modifier -

  The effect is that as you zoom into a city, a picnic shelter suddenly pops 
up, often before the park which contains it.   The definition of shelter is 
"A shelter against bad weather for hiker,cyclists..."   (and picnickers).

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