Generally, vectorial maps have a large number of points. Since they are really accurate and detailed, they required sometimes a few seconds to be displayed. This program simplifies maps by deleting vertex using a polyline simplification algorithm.
More information are available in the documentation. License: GPL. Authors: Laurent PIERRE (EDF), Damien GARZILLI (ESIEE). Latest version is 2.1.
This module has been replaced by the PgRouting project which offers more features and algorithms.