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answered Stitch mapbox tiles
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answered How to import OSM data into Postgres DB using osm2pgsql in Linux?
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comment How to encode shapefiles from LATIN1 to UTF-8?
Just to clarify, “recent” here seems to mean 1.9.x. I tried this with 1.8.1 and it did not work, tried again with 1.9.1 and it did.
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answered Simple way to have an offline web based map?
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comment How is EPSG:4326 data 'projected' in a 2D map?
In response to your comment, tomfumb, it’s probably more accurate to say that the map you are looking at is using a transformation. Projections are typically trigonometric functions designed to preserve some aspect of the geography in preference to others: equal areas, conformal shapes, compass bearing, etc. Transformations are linear functions that move a set of coordinates into a given view, for example by addition to move down and right or multiplication to make 360° fit into 600 pixels.
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comment Are there any repositories to find custom map tiles for an OpenLayers implementation?
What regular places have you already checked?
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answered How OpenStreetMap data layer works?
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answered What is the best way to extract the geometry of a road from OSM data?
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comment What is the best way to extract the geometry of a road from OSM data?
Cloudmade does make them, though they are often out of date: download.cloudmade.com (currently two months old)
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comment What is the best way to extract the geometry of a road from OSM data?
Markus, there are no shapefiles available at the Geofabrik extracts page.