Thanks, I forgot/missed that rendering happens on 
client computer and vector tiles with all languages are cached.

I also now have one more project on my list - look how 
vector tiles served by Wikipedia servers may be used 
(usage limits and what kind of data is provided).

4. May 2018 10:14 by yuriastrak...@gmail.com <mailto:yuriastrak...@gmail.com>:


> Btw, this is already possible - Wikipedia servers let you access both images 
> and raw vector tiles, so if someone wants to do the client part, it shouldn't 
> be too hard.
>
> On Fri, May 4, 2018, 11:11 Yuri Astrakhan <> yuriastrak...@gmail.com 
> <mailto:yuriastrak...@gmail.com>> > wrote:
>
>> In reality, it is not impossible, or even that hard. If the vector tile is 
>> sent to the client, than the client can decide which language to render 
>> based on user preference.  The exact same code (it's all in JavaScript) can 
>> be used to decide the labeling. Caching would only improve, because instead 
>> of caching multiple raster tiles, it would only cache a single vector tile. 
>>  Mapbox.gl or open layers can both do this fairly efficiently.
>>
>>
>> On Fri, May 4, 2018, 10:54 Mateusz Konieczny <>> matkoni...@tutanota.com 
>> <mailto:matkoni...@tutanota.com>>> > wrote:
>>
>>>           
>>>
>>>
>>> 4. May 2018 07:36 by >>> md...@xs4all.nl <mailto:md...@xs4all.nl>>>> :
>>>
>>>

>>>> On 2018-05-04 00:33, Joe Matazzoni wrote:
>>>>> No fallback is currently defined for Polish. We’ll be happy to
>>>>> change that if you can show community consensus.
>>>>
>>>> Community consensus? You mean a bunch of people who decide for the whole 
>>>> country (many of them have no idea of the mechanisms behind it) what the 
>>>> strategy is?
>>>> I'm sorry to say, but that can not be consensus. This needs to be able to 
>>>> be configured at user level.
>>>>

>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Server resources are not infinite, separate map cache for every user would 
>>> be probably unfeasible.
>>>
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