[OSM-talk] map display www.openstreetmap.org
elvin.ibbotson at poco.org.uk
Tue Oct 7 08:28:26 BST 2008
> From: SteveC <steve at asklater.com>
> Date: 2 October 2008 22:51:14 BDT
> To: ulf.mehlig at gmx.net
> Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] map display www.openstreetmap.org
> On 1 Oct 2008, at 11:01, Ulf Mehlig wrote:
>> Hello Frederik, thanks for your answer. The coordinate display at
>> www.informationfreeway.org is what I was looking for. Wouldn't it be
>> possible to integrate this function into the main OpenStreetMap
>> site? I
>> think this would definitely improve the attractiveness of the map
>> display (even more, if degree-minute-second based coordinates would
>> appear, too -- for many people, the decimal coordinates are not what
>> they're used to).
> Just demonstrably not true. Most people don't know what co-
> ordinates are or care that they don't know. It would just clutter
> the map and make us look less usable.
It looks like fakeSteveC or someone is pretending to be you and
posting elitist, patronising, condescending rubbish in an apparent
attempt to make you look foolish. I look forward to it being
demonstrated that 'most people don't know what coordinates are'.
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