[OSM-talk] Bing coverage - more levels

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 00:32:02 GMT 2011


On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 7:59 AM, ant <antofosm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 09.02.2011 00:53, Eugene Alvin Villar wrote:
>>
>> Don't forget that because of the Mercator projection we use, a level
>> 20 tile at the equator (like Singapore) shows the same spatial
>> resolution as a level 19 tile at latitudes near 60 (N or S, like
>> Helsinki).
>
> ...so someone make a Bing resolution map with 256 different levels...!
>
> I get your point, but the single aim of this tool is to help people *get an
> idea* about where high resolution imagery is available.

My actual point is that there's probably no use agonizing how many
levels of coloring to consider. :-)



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