[OSM-talk] Merchandise

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Sun Oct 25 23:08:16 GMT 2009


MP wrote:
> Mapnik is good for displaying on screen, but for generating PDF and
> printing it is better to generate vector-based, not image-based map.

Mapnik can do vector output via Cairo.

> Well, Java applet is one way, there are many another - like running
> some PHP script, 


> once people start requesting new
> atlas every ten seconds in average and server needs over minute to
> generate it, then you have trouble.

Especially if you handle things with "some PHP script" ;-)


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