[Osmf-talk] seeking funding ideas

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Thu Apr 29 12:24:43 UTC 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 8:11 AM, Morten Kjeldgaard <mok at bioxray.dk> wrote:
> I was thinking of this idea just today, and then I saw this thread. Here is
> my input:
> What if companies, for a fee, could pay to have icons with their logo on the
> osm.org map. The logo should have the same size as other icons, and as the
> other icons, only visible at a certain zoom level.
> Say for example, a petrol company, that would like to have their logo on the
> map instead of the ordinary "gas station" icon or a fast-food chain that
> would want their logo, instead of the standard "fast-food" icon.

Well I hate it, Morten.  I hate it for osm.org, but your startup
company could do that. On OSM it would divide objects on the map into
"sponsored" and "non-sponsored" data.  That sounds yucky to me.

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