[Talk-ca] OpenStreetMap Canada
acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 19:00:07 GMT 2009
Thanks, I cc'd to Talk-ca discussion list, as yes, this is a volunteer group
working on the project.
What i plan on doing (hopefully) is getting those regional images, showing
the state of the map as each can be shown on the various wiki pages.
Thanks for keeping us on the radar,
Across Canada Trails
On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 8:59 AM, Peter Miller <peter.miller at itoworld.com>wrote:
> On 1 Jan 2009, at 01:58, Sam Vekemans wrote:
> Hi there,
>> It would be great if someone would be able to watch the developments of
>> the Canada Map.
>> For the 2009 year, we plan on having the whole GeoBase Import complete,
>> which amounts to a TONNE of new data being added. Specially watching the
>> Provinces of Yukon, Alberta, & Nova Scotia as these provinces have the more
>> complete dataset available.
> We will see what we can sort out for you.
> We should be able to produce an animation for Canada as a whole - we have
> some technical work to do first though so no promises as to dates yet.
> I do notice that you also have got good boundaries at level 4 in Canada so
> we should be able to produce still images for each province in the near
> future focused on different tagging. It is still a little early to be sure
> when we will be ready with this stuff but it is on our list.
> We are still in lots of discussions, but would be great to have an eye
>> kept on viewing the progress.
> Are these discussions with the authorities on releasing the data?
> Just to be clear - you have sent this email the 'sales' - if you were
> offering real money then some of the above could happen faster, but as a
> rule we expect to provide services for OSM map contributors for free and
> only charge for future products which are aimed as end-users, but I should
> at least ask :)
> Peter Miller
> ITO World
>> Sam Vekemans
>> Across Canada Trails
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