[OSM-talk] updates for mapnik coastline-source?

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Wed Oct 21 22:57:49 BST 2009

2009/10/21 StilgarBF <osm at projekt2k.de>:
> does anyone know when or how often the shoreline/coastline/shapefiles
> are updated that Mapnik uses to render coasts, islands ... ?
> the Wiki says: "every few weeks"
> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Coastline)
> But what's that supposed to mean? 2 weeks? 4 or 10?
> Is this a process where someone manually updates the files or is this
> done by some kind of cronjob?

Manual process.

> Is there a way to find out when these files have been updated the last
> time?

Not guaranteed, but try HEAD http://tile.openstreetmap.org/shoreline_300.tar.bz2
Last-Modified: Sat, 03 Oct 2009 04:25:38 GMT

/ Grant

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