[OSM-talk] [Talk-br] Wikimapa what is it?
Stefan de Konink
stefan at konink.de
Mon Mar 29 09:04:10 BST 2010
The only pattern I see is that the OSMF is not putting the same
efforts in fundsraising in compare to the decentralized projects. At
least are not successfull at it.
Too busy with licenses maybe? (yes that was a flame)
Op 29 mrt 2010 om 09:04 heeft Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> het
> Arlindo Pereira wrote:
>> Yeah, I've tried to "sell" OSM for them, but they didn't care,
>> written a project as a NGO, got a lot of money, and hired a
>> to do a poor Google Maps mashup. Claudomiro even flew from São Pau
>> lo to
>> Rio de Janeiro to have a meeting with them, but they didn't cared
>> Maybe we'll have more luck as a foundation chapter, I don't know.
> There seems to be a pattern there. I recently met someone who was
> with greenmap.org which seems to be hardly more than a project
> collecting POIs based on Google maps ("OpenGreenMap"). They seem to
> regularly attract government funding for project meetings or printed
> maps of local areas. I saw one such map - it was a Google aerial image
> with a few POIs marked on top.
> In the OpenStreetMap world view, their contribution to Open Data is
> because Google owns their derived work; yet the European Union and
> sponsors seem not to care much.
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