[Talk-in] Fremap India Data

Shajeer Mohammed shajeer at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 9 04:16:06 GMT 2009


For which all other cities of India do you have Freemap data?


From: "Shekhar Krishnan" <shekhar at crit.org.in>
Sent: Monday, 9 February 2009 06:34
To: <talk-in at openstreetmap.org>
Subject: Re: [Talk-in] Server for map in Indian languages

> Our community server at http://freemap.in can host and provide help for
> an India-specific OSM instance, unless Kenneth has already acquired
> space elsewhere. Our server is *meant* for these projects and is
> dedicated to open source mapping apps.
> Arindam Ghosh told me that he will work on setting up a new instance of
> OSM here. We'll keep everyone posted. If anyone else wants to volunteer
> to work on the freemap server and Indic localization of an OSM instance
> here, please let me know.
> Arindam is also working on importing the shape files from
> http://mumbai.freemap.in into OSM format. While we plan to host this
> locally, we want to discuss eventual merger of Mumbai Freemap data into
> main OSM to replace the very inaccurate road data for Mumbai which is
> presently in OSM.
> Best,
> Shekhar
>> Kenneth Gonsalves wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 04 Feb 2009 1:46:26 pm Kenneth Gonsalves wrote:
>>>> On Wednesday 04 Feb 2009 1:45:01 pm Pradeep B V wrote:
>>>>>> frankly I forgot about it - we can put this up on my server to start
>>>>>> with and
>>>>>> then get more power if it becomes popular. So who is game to help 
>>>>>> with
>>>>>> the setup? The server is running debian 4.
>>>>> I am game. How can I help?
>>>> you have experience with debian4?
>>> ok things are moving - I think we should have a server up and running
>>> sometime in the next 48 hours. I plan to restrict the data to India
>>> and specialise rendering of India specific tags - things like taluk,
>>> block etc - and of course, some good fonts.
> -- 
> Shekhar Krishnan
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