[talk-ch] The map is changing ...

Stefan Keller sfkeller at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 07:46:32 CET 2015


Hi

2015-10-31 15:24 GMT+01:00 Marc Mongenet <marc at mongenet.ch> à écrit:
> Could someone explain me why Zürich is displayed in bigger fonts than Genève?

As far as I can see this is because the label of the canton Genève is
displayed which hides the label of the city of Genève.

:S


2015-10-31 15:24 GMT+01:00 Marc Mongenet <marc at mongenet.ch>:
> Much better rendering of motorways and trunk road (green was awful).
> That's great!
>
>
> I hope the next step will be the fixing of country / region / major cities.
>
> * At 10000 km, 5000 km and 3000 km, the map is nice.
>
> * At 1000 km, some city names appear in black, while country names are
> in a light color, and many country names are missing (Deutschland,
> España...). It doesn't make sense. It should be a country map at this
> zoom level. Names of some very big cities (New York, London) can be
> useful, but only if it doesn't country names.
>
> * At 500 km, it is almost impossible to discern countries from
> regions, and totally impossible to discern country names from region
> names. And many regions are labeled with a number, which doesn't make
> sense on an international map (what is region 11 in Algeria?). I think
> it is the worst zoom level of the map: totally useless except for
> maritime boundaries.
>
> * At 300 km, some cities of minor interest like Rennes, and
> Vitoria-Gasteiz, are displayed, while international cities like
> Berlin, Bruxelles and Amsterdam are missing. Some country names like
> Schweiz,Suisse, Svizzera, Svizra are displayed on small countries and
> hide everything. Region boundaries are, again, just a nuisance that
> make national roads difficult to discern.
>
> * At 100 km, some very important cities are still missing (Paris,
> Milano) while very minor cities (more like big towns) are displayed
> (Grosseto, Calais).
> Could someone explain me why Zürich is displayed in bigger fonts than Genève?
>
> Regards
> Marc
>
>
> 2015-10-30 21:58 GMT+01:00 yvecai <yvecai at gmail.com>:
>> Too bad that once you hit refresh, there's no way going back to the old
>> tiles back and forth.
>> Anyway, my overall impression is better after refresh: it's a good change.
>>
>> Yves
>>
>> On 30.10.2015 21:30, Simon Poole wrote:
>>
>> It has been announced many times and discussed in depth, but  you may
>> have not realized that the "standard" style on openstreetmap.org is
>> changing significantly today.
>>
>> Not everybody is going to be happy, but it has been obvious for a longer
>> time that the style, as it was, designed for a low data density
>> OpenStreetMap, had to change to continue to be useful in the future. The
>> main and most noticeable changes affect the road rendering and are the
>> result of a google summer of code project.
>>
>> For more information see
>> https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2015/10/30/openstreetmap-org-map-changing/
>>
>>
>>
>>
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