October 22nd, 2012 – November 5th, 2012
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) world.
- Thank you very much to Yandex for providing a new Tile-Server in Moscow.
- The OSM User page supports Gravatar user images now. You can activate this in your user settings.
- The OpenStreetMap website and API are now available via IPv6.
- After the “Night of the Living Maps” we have a new event coming up. “Operation Cowboy” is a Global Mapathon event. Read more about it here.
- An article about the first two weeks of the new Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) EUROSHA project.
- OSM data density on a map.
- Frederik Ramm wrote about the “Anti Business” allegations.
- The “How did you contribute to OpenStreetMap?” webpage got an update. Read more information in a blog post.
- Simon Poole created a new “live” layer with streets which have no name.
- Martijn van Excel wrote a blog post about OSM US TIGER Deserts.
- MapRoulette has a new Challenge: Connectivity Bugs. You can also find several other potential error sources at the OSM Inspector website and its Routing layer.
- Tom MacWright wrote an article about “CSS For Maps“.
- The source code of the iOS POI+ editor and FixMyStreets have been released.
- Mike Niceman published some source code which allows the conversion of OSM to GTFS data.
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