[OSM-talk] Label language on the Default stylesheet

Nicol√°s Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 14:34:32 UTC 2017


> El 25 sept 2017, a las 10:54, Imre Samu <pella.samu at gmail.com> escribió:.
> 
> What about the other alternatives?
> 
> for example:
> - just adding ALL (official[1])  dual languages for only Z0-Z8 level, and keeping the current design for Z9-Z19
> 
> so there will be  (z0-z8)
> - local + english
> - local + chinese
> - local + arabic
> - local + japanese
> - local + russian
> - local + german
> - local + spanish
> - ...  
> - local + greek
> - local + hungarian
> - local + ....
> - .....

This is 262144 more tiles *per language*. Who wants to donate a few disks?

>  
> And the other question:   Adding the English language now  - can be counterproductive for implementing the full multi-language support?   ( for example - less urgency?)

That sounds like an argument against any incremental improvement ever. Wouldn't your proposed multilingual tiles cause less urgency for vector tiles too?

> Imre    
> /native Hungarian/
> 
> 
> 
> 2017-09-25 13:48 GMT+02:00 Matthijs Melissen <info at matthijsmelissen.nl>:
>> On 25 September 2017 at 13:21, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
>> > Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> >> I'd invest the available brainpower in steps needed to achieve
>> >> this goal, even if it's a year or two in the future.
>> >
>> > Which means vector tiles... which we should be looking at anyway.
>> >
>> > But that needs to be a separate project really, rather than a facet of
>> > openstreetmap-carto.
>> 
>> Yes, to re-iterate: my question is about things we can do now. Vector
>> tiles are on the horizon, but are likely to take a year or more from
>> now. Changing some of the labels is something we could do with one
>> line of code and roll out tomorrow, if we wanted to.
>> 
>> -- Matthijs
>> 
>> 
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