[Talk-GB] On Countryside paths

Adam Hoyle adam.lists at dotankstudios.com
Wed Aug 22 10:02:16 BST 2012


On 22 Aug 2012, at 09:39, Nick Whitelegg wrote:

> >A UK renderer for OSM would be the way to go, that is able to use the
> >OSM data and display rights of way. Would help to spot tagging errors,
> >once they are shown correctly.
> 
> 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?

+1 for contours.

> If so I would 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.

I would be very happy to help out too (although I don't have tons and tons of time)

> Such a thing could then act as an "official" OSM walking map of the UK - which I think would be quite nice.

that would be awesome imho. 
I do like that http://hiking.lonvia.de/en/ shows the waymarked trails, which I think is an important part of UK walking, so be great to include that if at all possible.

Best,

Adam

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