[OSM-newbies] Fwd: OSM country borders issue
steve at asklater.com
Tue Jul 6 17:19:09 BST 2010
Begin forwarded message:
> From: "ilham" <ilham at mtds.com>
> Date: July 2, 2010 8:07:29 AM MDT
> To: "'SteveC'" <steve at asklater.com>
> Subject: RE: OSM country borders issue
> Hello Steve,
> Thank you very much for answering. You're completely right, we were thinking
> about rendering our map too. But is it possible to integrate OUR map in OSM
> ? and if so, how can we do that ?
> Thank you again for answering :)
> |-Ilham ACHOUAL
> |-Web Application Manager, MTDS
> |-in morocco 080200MTDS
> |-direct +212(0)537278822
> |-mobile +212(0)670151207
> |-14, rue 16 novembre
> |-Rabat 10080 Kingdom of Morocco
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : SteveC [mailto:steve at asklater.com]
> Envoyé : vendredi 2 juillet 2010 08:05
> À : ilham
> Objet : Re: OSM country borders issue
> render your own maps without the line? pay someone to do that?
> On Jul 1, 2010, at 4:42 AM, ilham wrote:
>> Hello Steve,
>> We are a team of web developers from Morocco who work with associations
> and nongovernmental organizations (a description of some projects we worked
> on can be found in the attachments).
>> We discovered the 'Open StreetMap' solution not long ago. It's a very
> powerful tool and we're extremely interested in using it for one of our
> projects. The project basically consists of localizing data for associations
> working in the field of preventing and fighting AIDS.
>> The problem that we are facing is related to the 'Western Sahara
> Conflict'. As you may know, Morocco is claiming its sovereignty in Western
> Sahara. Therefore the associations we are working with refuse to acknowledge
> Maps containing any kind of separation between Morocco and the Western
> Sahara. Unfortunately, all the Map providers only provide maps with either a
> separation line or dots.
>> We are very keen on using ‘Open StreetMap’ for the project and we don't
> want this issue to come in the way. Is there any kind of solution or
> workaround we may use to prevent the separation line or dots from appearing
> on the Map ?
>> Looking forward to hearing from you.
>> Best regards.
>> |-Ilham ACHOUAL
>> |-Web Application Manager, MTDS
>> |-in morocco 080200MTDS
>> |-direct +212(0)537278822
>> |-mobile +212(0)670151207
>> |-14, rue 16 novembre
>> |-Rabat 10080 Kingdom of Morocco
>> <ict4d brochure 15022010 en.pdf>
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