[Talk-GB] Open data (Was: Parliamentary debate mentions OSM)
osm at paul.sladen.org
Tue Mar 29 09:27:50 UTC 2016
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On Tue, 29 Mar 2016, Rob Nickerson wrote:
> P.P.S. By which I'm asking: do you think that (unless we get loads of new
> mappers) more availability of open data possess a threat to OSM in the UK
A decade ago a person called Steve needed a map and couldn't get one…
We are here to assemble and curate data for now and the future, not to
chastise others following that lead and doing the same.
ie. There is no 'threat' from having legitimately-usable open data: it
is the very premise upon OpenStreetMap was founded.
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