[Talk-GB] Hampshire progress and a possible summer mapping event

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Tue Mar 18 10:52:41 GMT 2008

Thanks to the upload of large numbers of old GPX traces, and attendant 
editing, from a new OSM contributor, the rights of way of Hampshire seem 
to be filling in really rather rapidly on OSM.  There seems to be a real 
chance now that significant countryside mapping of Hampshire could be 
completed relatively soon.

Thus I'm wondering if anyone would be interested in a week long 
countryside mapping event down here sometime this summer? It would be 
quite an achievement to get large numbers of rights of way of a sizeable 
English county done, particularly if we focus on those rights of way 
actually used (i.e some footpath linking two A roads which can't be made 
into part of a circular walk doesn't matter too much....)  Hopefully, via 
Freemap, it would also sell OSM more to the walking crowd too....


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