[glideplan_swproj] Re: OSM and Mapnik

  • From: Kuba Marek <blue.cube@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: glideplan_swproj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 15:37:53 +0200

> Hi everyone,
> I've put together a wiki page about rendering OSM data using Mapnik
> https://github.com/updraft/updraft/wiki/Open-Street-Maps-and-Mapnik
> and a tool to compare tiles from several sources

I've been working on the same thing, so i've made a few edits in your
pages. :-)

> http://bohdan.praetoris.cz/swproj/tiles.html


> And i found this library:
> http://demeter.sourceforge.net/screenshots.html, maybe we could use
> it for terrain rendering.

demeter is IMO too much about detailed close-up terrai views, we
wouldn't have enough resolution in our maps for rendering the terrain
like this

> I promised I will make the final decision about participating in the
> project by today. Unfortunately the meeting I was waiting for got
> postponed until Monday, so I will let you know before we meet on
> Tuesday. Sorry about that.
> Have a nice weekend!
> Bohdan

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