[Herts] Re: Herts Digest, Vol 121, Issue 1

Robin Smith robin at uk-smiths.com
Mon Nov 27 18:04:19 GMT 2006

It would be nice if http://www.freethepostcode.org/ was joined up to 
openstreetmap as you could write nice overlays to find addresses etc.


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>From: Steve Clark <steve at bagofspoons.net>
>Subject: [Herts] OpenStreetMap is getting better
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>There has been some good progress on their map page. The old system that
>was available when they came and talked to us was unreliable and slow.
>Now it's much more like Google Maps
>This version does not cover the whole world yet, but they are working on it.
>Some people have been experimenting further and putting up their own
>versions. This one uses the whole browser window and has more recent
>data. It also offers some alternative views, but I'm not sure what they
>all are
>It's nice to see the roads I've mapped appearing in such a pretty form.
>One of the developers has raised enough sponsorship for individuals to
>dedicate this whole month to working on the project. He also has extra
>sponsorship from Multimap, so more improvements are likely.
>Personally I still want to complete the mapping of Arlesey, but just
>haven't had the time. There's plenty of other rural areas around here
>that need doing.

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