bruce.cowan at dsl.pipex.com
Wed Sep 20 13:50:29 BST 2006
On Wed, 2006-09-20 at 09:05 +0100, Paul Dixon wrote:
> >> In case anyone hasn't seen it:
> >> http://digg.com/tech_news/Move_on_google_maps_a_web_2_0_map_service_is_here
> > IMO it highlights how much we need a new front page that emphasises OSM being
> > more than just a 'google maps killer'.
> That headline is just awful, and you can see from the comments many have
> tried to click expecting some open source Google map killer and saw,
> well, the OpenStreetMap front page. I buried some of the more
> inflammatory comments and gave a boost to the more insightful ones :)
I also tried to do this as well.
It's a disaster! Mostly these people are American, so you can't expect
them to know the dangers of crown copyright.
One thing I did notice was vandalism. Is there any mechanism of
reverting changes done by a malicious person?
Bruce Cowan <bruce.cowan at dsl.pipex.com>
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