[OSM-talk] Mapnik Lowzoom TIles - proof of concept

Dmitry Marakasov amdmi3 at amdmi3.ru
Sun Apr 29 00:32:58 BST 2012


* Frederik Ramm (frederik at remote.org) wrote:

> There's nothing keeping one from applying the Tiles at Home lowzoom process 
> to a slight variation of our standard Mapnik style however, and out 
> comes this (for zoom levels 0-8; from z9 on, the standard Mapnik style 
> looks fine):
> 
> http://fred.dev.openstreetmap.org/lowzoom/

It so happened that I was experimenting with the same thing in Feb,
and this week I've finished the utility which can combine highzoom
tiles into lowzoom ones and apply overlays in a fast and easy way,
and I though you (and others) may be interested in it.

Wiki:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tiletool

Source & docs:
https://github.com/AMDmi3/tiletool

Example rendering from z9 mapnik tiles (plain, no captionless
tiles and overlays):
http://lowzoom.osm.rambler.ru/

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