[Talk-GB] On Countryside paths

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Wed Aug 22 09:56:03 BST 2012


Nick Whitelegg wrote:
>
> Would there be sufficient interest from the community for a UK OSM site to be
> hosted on OSM servers and talk to the main OSM "read-only" database? Would
> people want contours too?
>
> If so Iwould be quite keen to do development work on it (I could re-use a lot of
> Freemap code)... just as long as I had free-reign to choose server- and
> client-side technologies.
>
> Such a thing could then act as an "official" OSM walking map of the UK - which I
> think would be quite nice.

I'd happily contribute some time to help with something like that.
The contours as a selectable lay is something I'd like to see on the main map, 
but for this area of the UK a local facility would be very useful. Cyclists 
would benefit as well as walkers.

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