July 2nd, 2012 – July 16th, 2012
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) world.
- The ODbL redaction process has been running since Wednesday, July 11th. Past Sunday the bot started working on Western Europe. You can find a really nice webpage, created by Harry Wood, with more information on the current status here.
- Martijn van Exel developed OSM “Staleness” Maps. More information can be found here.
- The new RSS feed, created by Pascal, informs you about new Mappers in your area. You can check it out here.
- The fastest OSM route planner supports alternative routes now too. Try it out here.
- MapATag is a new OSM tagging game for smartphones: Read more about it here.
- The current weather as an overlay on an OSM map: http://openweathermap.org
- A new blog post by flickr: “Making a Better Map: four months of @OpenStreetMap with @MapBox & @foursquare“. Also a blog post about “Designing an OSM Map Style“.
- GDAL has an OGR driver that can read OSM data from *.osm and *.pbf files. Read more about it here.
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