[Imports] WiFi Hotspots in SA

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu Jul 7 12:19:46 UTC 2016

On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 5:59 PM, Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> wrote:

I can see two approaches to what you want to do.  One option is to make
> a database of hotspots separate from OSM, with lat/lon for each.  Or
> perhaps also a reference to an object in OSM.  Then you can display that
> on an OSM basemap.  The db could have information about ssid, bssid,
> channel, etc., which is beyond what probably belongs in OSM.
> editing the db is really just about making sure there isn't an existing
> object for the hotspot.  Avoiding dups should be relatively easy.

This is already a separate project, which happens to use OSM in most of
it's renderings of this data as well.  http://www.radiocells.org/
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