[Talk-GB] OS DG Vanessa Lawrence on the Future of mapping

Nick Austin nick.w.austin at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 01:29:45 GMT 2010


On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 8:43 AM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
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> On Jan 21, 2010, at 5:34 PM, Robert Scott wrote:
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>> Perhaps it would be good to downplay Haiti, as it could give her a handle to say 'Of course projects like that are great for situations like Haiti but when it comes to real mapping...' allowing her to appear 'up with the new trend'.
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> which is basically reasonable, it's not the OS' job to map Haiti
>
> perhaps some maps of the venue, or Southampton?

How about where the new Ordnance Survey offices are being built:

http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=50.93761&lon=-1.47093&zoom=16&layers=B000FTF

OSM may well have been the first with an online map of the building
and access road.  The roundabout to the South and nearby cycle path
are also new features.

Nick.




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