[OSM-talk] Label language on the Default stylesheet

Imre Samu pella.samu at gmail.com
Tue Sep 26 12:37:16 UTC 2017


>That sounds like an argument against any incremental improvement ever

imho: the risk Identification is an important design step.  [
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risk_management ]
And reducing risks is another step.



2017-09-25 16:34 GMT+02:00 Nicol√°s Alvarez <nicolas.alvarez at gmail.com>:

>
> 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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