[Tagging] Data redundancy with "ref" tag on ways vs relations

Mike N niceman at att.net
Wed Aug 1 20:02:25 BST 2012


On 8/1/2012 2:51 PM, Peter Wendorff wrote:
> Bing I think provided the imagery, but I don't think we really got much
> mappers through bing. Apart from the news we got due to that in the
> press, I don't even believe many bing users REALIZE that they use an
> open project where they could contribute.

   Bing does not yet use OSM for any of its map products.  I see the 
Bing imagery donation as a strategic possibility for them to use OSM in 
the future when it is as useful as Navteq overall, with the added 
benefit of insane detail in some locations that competes well against 
Google.




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