[Talk-GB] Surveying rural buildings
matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Fri Jul 24 11:25:37 UTC 2020
Jul 24, 2020, 12:46 by rob at hubris.org.uk:
> On 23/07/2020 10:55, Mateusz Konieczny via Talk-GB wrote:
>> Jul 23, 2020, 11:49 by forums at david-woolley.me.uk:
>> On 23/07/2020 10:12, Nick wrote:
>> Do we actually know what the general public use OSM for?
>> My impression is that the target for a lot of the material in OSM is
>> professional users of maps, rather than the general public.
>> I would say that most of use by general public is indirect - from location
>> maps in a bus, through maps on mapy.cz/Osmand/FB/Snapchat/Uber/Maps.me
>> to indirectly benefiting from use of OSM data in various
>> plans/analysis/scientific research.
> I though Uber used Google, which would explain a couple of comical
> misdirections to somewhere near-ish to my destination, which I could
> replicate later on in Google.
I have seen reports that they changed map source in app
(I never used Uber) - it may be also Android vs iPhone or
deployed only for limited testing
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