Normally, where a minor road meets a main road, the Mapnik rendering draws the main road over the minor road. However, in the map at http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=50.85242&lon=-1.169066&zoom=18&layers=M, both Deane's Park Road, and the short loop of minor road opposite it, are rendered over the main road. Is that because of something in the map data that could be improved, or is it purely an artefact of the rendering engine?

asked 26 Jun '12, 21:29

Madryn's gravatar image

Madryn
2.2k365180
accept rate: 13%

edited 26 Jun '12, 21:45

Tordanik's gravatar image

Tordanik
11.0k1394137


That's because Mapnik draws '_link' roads below all other roads. The major road is tagged as 'primary_link' and the minor one as 'residential'. There's nothing wrong with the data.

permanent link

answered 26 Jun '12, 22:11

Richard's gravatar image

Richard ♦
28.7k40255385
accept rate: 19%

Thank you.

(26 Jun '12, 23:10) Madryn
Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×398
×27

question asked: 26 Jun '12, 21:29

question was seen: 2,629 times

last updated: 26 Jun '12, 23:10

powered by OSQA