[Talk-transit] What's going on with Öpnvkarte?
Michael von Glasow
michael at vonglasow.com
Tue Nov 16 19:25:59 GMT 2010
On 11/12/2010 08:45 PM, Michael von Glasow wrote:
> Hello list,
> For those of you who don't already know me from other lists I
> participate in, my name is Michael and, among others, I map public
> transportation in Milan.
> Up to now I have relied on Öpnvkarte (aka openbusmap.org) for
> representing bus, tram and other routes. However, as some of you may
> have noticed, the site appears somewhat deserted - the last update is
> reportedly from early September (without specifying a date; the site
> used to be updated multiple times a week with a precise date on the
> main page) and tiles in the higher zoom levels are broken.
> Does anybody know what's going on? I sincerely hope the project has
> not been abandoned and the outage is only temporary... up to now, this
> has been the definitive site for public transportation mapping, and
> I'd be really sad to see it go...
In the meantime, I have found a posting by Melchior Moos, the maintainer
of Öpnvkarte, to talk-de (in German). Basically, the load has gotten too
much for his server to handle, and at the moment he does not have the
time to fix it. So we'll have to wait and see...
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