[HOT] Maps for refugees

Jorieke Vyncke jorieke.vyncke at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 18:41:07 UTC 2017


I can't confirm you this, but I can confirm refugees are using our maps!!

https://twitter.com/katpatuka/status/814742888538140672

Greetings, Jorieke

2017-03-15 19:34 GMT+01:00 john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>:

> It's not quite what we usually do but Syrian refugees are ending up in
> many parts of the world.  OSMand allows you to choose the language both for
> the menus and for the map.
>
> So in Ottawa all the street names are in English or French but I can
> search for pharmacy in English or pharmacie if I'm using French menus.  I
> assume if the menus are set to Arabic then you can search for the
> equivalent Arabic term.  Can someone confirm you can do menu searches in
> Arabic in OSMand?
>
> Should this information be in a wiki somewhere?  Can it be expanded on?
>
> Thanks John
>
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