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

Marc Mongenet marc at mongenet.ch
Tue Nov 10 22:35:03 CET 2015


Can't be the canton label, because "Lausanne" is displayed with the
same font than "Genève".
City labels are in black; region labels are in purple.

Marc

2015-11-10 7:46 GMT+01:00 Stefan Keller <sfkeller at gmail.com>:
> 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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