[OSM-dev] Fwd: @google #openstreetmap #osm WTF: "google’s OpenStreetMap program" (sic) http://ping.fm/219EB (via http://ff.im/7ZIL7)

Emilie Laffray emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 11:45:49 BST 2009


jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com wrote:
> What the ****** is "google’s OpenStreetMap program"?
>
> Fwd: @google #openstreetmap #osm WTF: "google’s OpenStreetMap program"
> (sic) http://ping.fm/219EB (via http://ff.im/7ZIL7)
>
> http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2009/09/monopoly-city-streets/
>    "When Monopoly City Streets is working properly, it’s pretty nifty.
> Players start with three million smackers in the bank. They can use
> that cash to buy unclaimed streets the world over (though some areas
> like Israel and North Korea aren’t yet mapped by Google’s
> OpenStreetMap program)."
>   

I guess it is the perfect time for the communication officer from the
foundation to step in and talk to Wired. They are pretty big and it
wouldn't hurt if they were to request a correction. We don't want to
look like we are Google Map Maker.

Emilie Laffray

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