[OSM-dev] Data donations by municipalities?

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Fri Mar 14 14:45:41 GMT 2008


Frederik Ramm wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>> Freiburg in Germany is sympathetic to releasing local geoinformation,
>> but a precendent case might help to convince officials (told me another
>> official). So, are there any cases where towns or municipalities have
>> been releasing information (especially in Germany?) I could only name
>> Boston so far. If you know examples, please let me know.
> 
> Frank Jaeger has some examples (see
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/L%C3%B6hne), and he will be
> giving a talk about importing such data at the FOSSGIS 2008 in two
> weeks, in Freiburg, where one of the keynote speakers is probably the
> Freiburg guy you spoke to. So it is likely they'll meet there ;-)

Yes, its Mr. Czieschla, who is one of the keynote speakers. I will point
him to the other guy. Thanks :-).

Sebastian




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