[Osmf-talk] "ArcGIS supports Openstreetmap"
simon at bleah.co.uk
Sun Sep 12 10:35:18 UTC 2010
On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 10:59:31AM +0100, Jo Walsh wrote:
> If ESRI are making noise about their support for Openstreetmap;
The poster doesn’t give much away, but it does say under the headline in
what ways Openstreetmap is supported: As a base layer in ArcGIS, and by
providing an editor for Openstreetmap data. Their site says about the
same, although I thought we already had something called
The headline’s not great, but I’m not reading it as general support for
the Openstreetmap project, more as supporting the use of Openstreetmap
> should not that support for Openstreetmap be somewhat direct, e.g.
> by supporting the foundation, infrastructure and development effort?
I don’t think it is requisite to support the project in such ways just
because you use Openstreetmap data or write an editor for it. It
wouldn’t really be open data then, would it?
A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a
simple system that works.—John Gall
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