[OSM-talk] loading geotiff to osm editors

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 23:54:23 BST 2009

Ah that easy?! Look so simple versus a WMS configuration.

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 12:48 AM, Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 5:35 PM, maning sambale
> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Any advice on loading georectfied imagery (very large geotiff) to
>> josm/merkaartor/potlatch?
> * Create a mapnik style that has one layer (the geotiff) and one
> rastersymbolizer
> * Run generate_tiles.py to make google-projection tiles
> * Put them on a webserver. They are already in the right folder
> structure so any webserver will do
> * You're good to go!
> You can supply extra parameters in the Potlatch url if you want to
> direct people to the imagery without having to paste in anything into
> the custom url box. For a working example, see
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?lat=52.191248&lon=-1.701483&zoom=18&tileurl=http://andy.sandbox.cloudmade.com/tiles/stratford/!/!/!.png
> I'd avoid WMS for this stuff. If you can't get it working I can
> process it and host the tiles for you.

Thanks for the offer.  I'll contact you when we have all the images.

> Cheers,
> Andy

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