January 27th, 2013 – February 11th, 2013
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) world.
- The first alpha1 version of the new OSM Editor iD has been released. Read more in a blog post. Also the new editor needs more translations, maybe you can help!?
- Since last Saturday the OSM project has more than 231 node identifiers (32 bit limit), this means that for processing OSM data you need 64-bit identifiers now.
- The term “geocode” has been removed from the OSM wiki because of a trademark issue. Read the full announcement in the OSM Mailing-list thread.
- The latest HOT tasks for the Syria activation. Also a blog post about “A return to Chad three months after the set up of the EUROSHA mapping team” and a guest post about HOT mapping in Nepal.
- The State of the Map United States will take place in San Francisco, June 8th-9th.
- A new study on User-Generated Content by the TU Vienna. Please help and fill out the survey!
- Harry Wood wrote a blog post about the London Hack Weekend.
- Tim Sutton updated the OSM-Reporter with some new features.
- What type of hardware do you need for a planet OSM import that takes less than 7h?
- The Open Source tool OSM2World has an online 3D map for Germany now.
- OSM2GIS is a new website which can transform OSM data to several GIS formats such as *shp or kml. Try it out here.
- A new online store offers printed OSM maps.
- A blog post about a “Balloon Mapping Meetup” in San Francisco.
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