[Talk-GB] BBC News - Google Map Maker edit tools extended to cover the UK

Kevin Peat k at k3v.eu
Thu Apr 11 09:39:58 UTC 2013


On 11 April 2013 08:12, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:

> No mention of OSM in this piece:
>
> http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22099960
>
>
Google has been getting a free pass from the media but now they are making
hardware that may change, waiting for the Nexus sweatshop / employee
suicide stories to emerge.

It will be interesting to see if they get enough contributors to even sort
out the mess that gmaps poi's are in let alone to add buildings, etc.
Outside of a few urban centres I don't see it myself.

Kevin
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