[Osmf-talk] seeking funding ideas

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Thu Apr 29 12:32:57 UTC 2010


On 29/04/10 13:11, Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:

> 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.
>
> The fee does not need to be high, since there are many companies, and if the
> idea is succesful, the competitors of those with logos on the map would have
> to follow. (This is were we come in: "XXX have their logo on our map, what
> about you?" :-))

Interesting. We could call it... Oh I know, how about Mappam? See:

   http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mappam

added 29th June 2007:

 
http://git.openstreetmap.org/?p=rails.git;a=commit;h=5a66dbf907fb64921f55e02ef649b350486e7bf0

and removed just over a month later:

 
http://git.openstreetmap.org/?p=rails.git;a=commit;h=6c02cd4b5fe5ccdb8e25f8401b3e89b7c2c13cee

Tom

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