[OSM-talk] Static render software working with OSM API-like

François Lacombe francois.lacombe at telecom-bretagne.eu
Tue Mar 25 16:13:41 UTC 2014


Thank you for objecting the OSM API is only there for editing. I wasn't
considering it properly.

Thus, writing a little translator for GeoJSON to use a Tilemill layer
sounds better to me since Tilemill is currently supported where
Halcyon/Potlach 2 seems deprecated.

It would be great that Tilemill allow users to specify a bounding box
associated to a geoJSON service request when adding a datastore, wouldn't
it ?


*François Lacombe*

francois dot lacombe At telecom-bretagne dot eu

2014-03-25 13:12 GMT+01:00 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>:

> Hi,
> On 03/25/2014 12:21 PM, François Lacombe wrote:
> > I'm looking for a dedicated software, like Mapertive for instance, which
> > can directly connect to an OSM-api like (not xAPI, not overpass, just
> > the 0.6 original one) and render data statically (png, pdf...) according
> > to a MapCSS stylesheet in a given bounding box... like JOSM actually do
> > when downloading data.
> Since our own API would not allow such use (it is reserved for editing),
> people have had little incentive to code something like you describe,
> even though I understand how it would be of use in your particular
> situation.
> Closest I can think of is the original MapCSS demonstrator "Halcyon"
> (Flash) linked from here http://www.mapcss.org/
> Bye
> Frederik
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