[MapProxy] Mapnik and Mapproxy

Bjørn Sandvik bjorn at thematicmapping.org
Mon Sep 5 11:20:32 EDT 2011

See also this discussion on the TileMill forum:

TileMill is only supporting the web mercator projection, and MapProxy
could be used to generate tiles in other projections.



2011/9/5 Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas <jsanz at osgeo.org>:
> El 05/09/11 11:24, Andreas Trawoeger escribió:
>> 2011/9/5 Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas <jsanz at osgeo.org
>> <mailto:jsanz at osgeo.org>>
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>>     The mapnik renderer discussion has put on my head the question about how
>>     good it would be a workflow like:
>>     Design on TileMill -> Export Mapnik XML -> Publish on Mapproxy
>>     I haven't tried it yet.
>>     So my question to the list is if there are any good or bad experience
>>     using Mapnik source on MapProxy.
>> I have actually tried that and actually made it work, but it is kind of
>> tricky, because TileMill generates Mapnik2 configuration files which
>> Mapproxy doesn't support at the moment.
> So I assume adapt mapnik2 config file to previous version is not so
> difficult.
>> Mapnik2 development is in heavy flux and the new Tilemill 0.5 version
>> broke my old setup. I will try to make it work again and post my setup.
> Yes I supposed that when I saw TileMill installation notes, anyway I was
> thinking about a machine for the cartographer and another to serve the
> data :-)
>> Another thing that does work is to generate a Mbtiles files[0] with
>> Mapproxy and serve them with Tilestream[1].
> Or just generate the tiles with TileMill and serve them with MapProxy in
> offline use, directly from the MBTiles or generating a TMS structure on
> the file system.
> Best
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> Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas
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