I got this message on the map. what should I do? I don't know how to contact theDJ user

asked 22 Jan, 16:25

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Where did you see the message?

(22 Jan, 16:44) SomeoneElse ♦

on my maps on umap.openstreetmap.fr/it/

(22 Jan, 17:04) rbfr

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(22 Jan, 17:05) rbfr

According to this comment by TheDJ, all tiles from tiles.wmflabs.org are not available anymore, unless someone volunteers to keep maintaining that server:

FYI. I have now made tiles.wmflabs.org tiles return a static image. I don't feel like dragging this thing on for another 4 years as it is not really something i enjoy. Especially with the unreliability of the OSM database sync for wmflabs and no one invested in fixing that either. This means the following:

  1. Standard multilingual OSM mapnik tiles will no longer be available to the community. Use https://tile.openstreetmap.org/${z}/${x}/${y}.png instead
  2. The hillshading tiles will not longer be available (i know of no alternative)
  3. The hikebike map that we were hosting will no longer be available
  4. The OMS black and white and nolabels style will no longer be available

If anyone is interested in taking it over, i'm willing to show you around the server. If no one volunteers, it will likely be deleted soon in the upcoming purge: https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/News/Cloud_VPS_2021_Purge

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answered 23 Jan, 10:40

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I understand. The answer is very clear. Very kind. Thanks.

(24 Jan, 10:34) rbfr

"Utilisez https://tile.openstreetmap.org/${z}/${x}/${y}.png à la place" C'est-à-dire ? C'est du chinois pour moi et je ne doit pas être probablement le seul.

(24 Jan, 12:54) BluePas

That tile layer is in the local language. OpenStreetMap.de's tiles try to render a latin name (see e.g. https://c.tile.openstreetmap.de/5/21/13.png ) so perhaps that would work for you. Check https://openstreetmap.de/karte.html for usage information.

(24 Jan, 14:53) SomeoneElse ♦

Merci pour la réponse. J'ai suivi le lien mais quel rapport avec LNM ? Que faire et comment le faire ?

(24 Jan, 15:08) BluePas

I rather think BluePas meant that "Utilisez https://tile.openstreetmap.org/${z}/${x}/${y}.png à la place" sounds Chinese (in the sense of: "not understandable") to him. @BluePas: Use a different tile layer in umap. Click the arrow down on the left side to expand the menu, then choose the "layer chooser" (that icon is a pile of papers) and choose a different map background, e.g. OSM-FR or OpenStreetMap.

(24 Jan, 15:10) Spiekerooger

https://{s}.tile.openstreetmap.org/{z}/{x}/{y}.png This worked for me.

(01 Feb, 05:08) abek
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While tile layer did you select in umap? I suspect that tile layer is a wikipedia one, and it is broken.

That would also suggest that the person to contact is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:TheDJ .

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answered 22 Jan, 17:38

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edited 22 Jan, 17:39

thanks a lot!

(22 Jan, 18:18) rbfr

Hi DJ, Thank you so much for the support. I am interested in volunteering. How do we go ahead? Abhijit

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edited 01 Feb, 04:24

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Abek. DJ is unlikely to read here. Please contact him over at Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:TheDJ

(01 Feb, 09:30) TZorn
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