Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-28 Thread Sajjad Anwar
On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 5:36 PM, Parveen Arora m...@parveenarora.in wrote: Hi All, I want to apply for OSM GSoC. I am having idea of StyleSheet Generator for OSM, i.e. users can create style-sheets of their own choice based upon their own preferences and requirements and those stylesheets

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Graham Jones
Hi Parveen, Sorry for the delay in replying, I had missed this email. I like the idea of making it easy for less technical users to create their own maps. You are right that it is now (relatively) easy to set up a tile server given the work that has been done packaging the main tools, but

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Darafei Praliaskouski
I want to apply for OSM GSoC. I am having idea of StyleSheet Generator for OSM, i.e. users can create style-sheets of their own choice based upon their own preferences and requirements and those stylesheets can be used using any renderer. Please let me know If something similar

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Alex Barth
Here are 30 min make your own OSM map with TileMill instructions by AJ Ashton that points to a quite comprehensive OSM style sheet. http://mapbox.com/blog/create-a-custom-map-of-your-city-in-30-minutes-with-tilemill-and-openstreetmap/ I've made this map with it using a geofabrik download:

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Parveen Arora
On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 1:42 PM, Graham Jones grahamjones...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Parveen, I like the idea of making it easy for less technical users to create their own maps. You are right that it is now (relatively) easy to set up a tile server given the work that has been done packaging the

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Parveen Arora
On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Darafei Praliaskouski m...@komzpa.net wrote: Hi Darafei, Something similar exists. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Komap Nice to see that. It is mapcss-to-mapnik and mapcss-to-kothicjs stylesheet converter. The idea behind it is to have a single

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Graham Jones
In either case, how will you go about it? Will it work on mapnik XML style sheets, or carto CSS ones.or maybe the CSS style used by KothicJS and others? If we take entries from users into database, then we can generate any type of file from database. XML or CSS by fetching all the

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Parveen Arora
On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 10:20 AM, Graham Jones grahamjones...@gmail.com wrote: I am not sure where the database idea comes into it - the xml style file is very complicated - are you proposing to include all the parts of that in a database to re-generate it? As I thought, to take values from the

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Graham Jones
Sorry parveen I have confused you. The thing that is probably too simple for a gsoc project is my last point about converting the style file to use entities. The idea of a graphical style editor is fine. Graham from my phone On 28 Mar 2012 06:13, Parveen Arora m...@parveenarora.in wrote: On

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Parveen Arora
On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Graham Jones grahamjones...@gmail.com wrote: Sorry parveen I have confused you. Its ok, I have got your point.  The thing that is probably too simple for a gsoc project is my last point about converting the style file to use entities. Yeah, It will be easy

Re: [OSM-dev] StyleSheet Generator for OSM [GSoC'12]

2012-03-27 Thread Mike Dupont
That would be great to have the styles from osm in some format that can be easily reused. The mapnik styles can be used but they are married to also database queries and makes them harder to refactor. mike On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Parveen Arora m...@parveenarora.in wrote: Hi All, I