[OSM-talk] Geocaching.com moved to OSM (partly)
tangararama at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 16:46:51 GMT 2012
> A nice side effect could be to further promote OSM within the
> geocaching community. Potentially this should bring in addtional
> mappers as the entrance hurdle for geocachers should not be too high:
> They have GPS units, go outdoors and are typically technically rather
> Michael (user Ohr)
That's exactly how I ended up here. I heard about OSM on a geocaching podcast back in 2008.
Geocachers are gps-savvy adventurists who love contributing their knowledge of places and routes, many are map geeks by nature, so OSM is a perfect complement to their hobby.
OSM input by expert cachers = better maps on geocaching.com, a symbiotic relationship.
Likewise, any OSMers who haven't heard of geocaching may want to give it a go and add a bit of fun to their mapping expeditions.
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