[OSM-talk] OpenStreetMap Carto v2.33.0 release

tony wroblewski tony.wroblewski at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 11:45:00 UTC 2015


The woodland change looks much better, but would it not be possible to
render broadleaved, needleleaved and mixed using different tree
images, as seen on other maps? This would, I think, give people more
incentive to add this information when mapping woodland.

Regards

Tony


On 15 August 2015 at 04:27, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:
> This email is also in user diary form at osm.org/user/pnorman/diary/35589
> where issue numbers are linked.
>
> OpenStreetMap Carto 2.33.0 has been released. This release focuses on
> cartographic style improvements, but the release notes also include 2.32.0.
>
> The biggest changes are
>
> - A randomized symbology for forests for natural=wood and landuse=forest
>   #1728 #1242
>
>   A long time in the works, this improvement has finally landed. The two
>   tags were merged - they are indistinguishable to the data consumer.[1]
>   A randomized symbology was first suggested by SK53[2] at SOTM-EU 2014,
>   and this feature would not have happened without his extensive research,
>   or imagico's tools for creating an irregular but uniformly distributed
>   and periodic dot pattern[3]
>
> - Rendering minor roads and service rail later for mid-zoom clarity
>   #1682 #1692 #1676 #1647
>
>   As all residential, unclassified, and service roads in a city became
>   mapped the rendered view became over-crowded, bloblike, and difficult
>   to read.
>
> - Unification of footway/path and rendering surface of them
>
>   The mess that is highway=path is well-known[4], and it is necessary
>   to do some kind of processing as a data consumer. A distinction is
>   now made between paved and unpaved footways.
>
> - Rendering of Antartic ice sheets from shapefiles #1540
>
>   Ice sheets in Antartica are a bit of a special case, and pre-generated
>   shapefiles are now used
>
> - Mapnik 3 preperations #1579
>
>   The style is not yet fullly tested with Mapnik 3 and we don't claim to
>   support it, but several bugs were fixed. Most of the work was done on
>   the Mapnik side
>
> - No longer rendering proposed roads #1663 #1654
>
> - Power area colour adjusted #1680
>
> - Better place label order #1689
>
> - meadow/grassland and orchard/vineyard color unification #1655
>
> - Render educational area borders later #1662
>
> - New POI icons
>
> A full list of changes can be found on Github at
> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/compare/v2.31.0...v2.33.0)
>
> [1]:
> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/647#issuecomment-52816195
> [2]: http://sk53-osm.blogspot.ca/2014/09/woodland-cartography.html
> [3]: http://www.imagico.de/map/jsdotpattern.php
> [4]: http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Richard/diary/20333
>
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