[Talk-GB] [UK Chapter] Definition of OSM.

David Woolley forums at david-woolley.me.uk
Sun Mar 20 20:37:38 UTC 2016

On 20/03/16 19:25, Amaroussi (OpenStreetMap) wrote:
> The most simplest phrase I can think of that isn’t as flippant as the
> Thameslink Programme would be “an open-access cartography service”.

The service is not the main part of the operation.  That is provided by 
the map database.  The associated services are only provided to assist 
contributors to the database, and to promote its use.  OSM is not 
competing with Bing and Google as actual service providers.

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