[OSM-talk] Upcoming openstreetmap-carto changes

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Jul 23 01:51:24 UTC 2014

v2.17.0 of the openstreetmap-carto stylesheet has been released, though 
not yet deployed on tile.osm.org.

Significant changes include

* Rendering other shop values with a generic icon 
* Rendering wider road shields, and converting the road shields to SVGs 
* Cleaning up path rendering on low zooms 
* Improving highway=track name rendering 
* Rendering access=permissive the same as access=yes (or no access) 
* Waterway cleanups 
(https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/722, and others)
* Assorted code cleanups

has a full list of commits.

We are still very much cleaning up a lot of messy CartoCSS brought over 
from the Mapnik XML

Some interesting stuff under discussion

* Multi-line road shield rendering: 
* Rendering ref from route relationships: 
* Moving ordering of road rendering to SQL: 
* Moving to YAML for project layers: 

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