July 11th, 2011 – July 24, 2011
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.
- The OpenStreetMap Project will celebrate its 7th anniversary in August 2011. There are several parties planed all around the world.
- The State of the Map Europe (SotM-EU) conference is over and had more than 200 attendees from about 26 countries. You can find the videos of the talks and slides here.
- The License Working Group released recommendations for „reconciling the data touched by users who have explicitly declined CT/ODbL“. Read it here.
- Pascal Neis created a website where you can „fight“ against other OSM contributors: „OSMFight“. You can read more about it in his blog post.
- Dennis Zielstra compared „Free versus Proprietary“ geodata in Florida. The complete analysis is available here.
- There is an interesting discussion at the OSM mailing list about „Commenting and thumbs up/down feature for changesets“. Read the thread here.
- A new map with “Marked Cycling Routes around the World” is online. It is available as an overlay and you can find it here.
- The Humanitarian OSM was in Indonesia and reports about their activities in a blog post. Further they are searching for writing volunteers and plan to organize regular IRC “HOT Chats”.
- CycleStreets, providing OSM cycle routing for the UK, is now available on Android.
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