Simplify geometry with Douglas-Peucker #899

artemp opened this Issue Oct 11, 2011 · 2 comments


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artemp commented Oct 11, 2011

I work a lot with river data. In order for labeling to work well at different zoom levels lines need to be simplified with Douglas-Peucker. It is possible to pre-process the data, but I would need to create separate files for each zoom level I am planning (I am using Development Seed's Tilemill). It would be much simpler to dynamically simplify lines when rendering using Mapnik. There is an example implementation in C++ here:


pnorman commented Nov 13, 2014

Fixed by #2512?


springmeyer commented Nov 13, 2014

Yes, thanks for helping close old tickets @pnorman.

springmeyer added this to the Mapnik 3.x milestone Nov 13, 2014

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