[talk-ph] A look back at the early years of OpenStreetMap in the Philippines (2006-2008)

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 17:18:06 BST 2011


Here's another picture of early OSMPH, circa August 2007:
http://vaes9.codedgraphic.com/images/openstreetmap_ncr_sample

I got that screenshot when I blogged about joining OSM back in 2007:
http://vaes9.codedgraphic.com/posts/osm_does_the_philippines

Our data now is a far, far cry from what we had back then. But in
2007, maning's hand is very obvious--the main streets of Marikina are
well-mapped. :-)


On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 11:55 AM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the scraping the history on several sites and lists.  Just
> to add, here's my oldest osmarender image of Metro Manila:
> http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1050/3170253158_21336b1da2.jpg
>
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 2:26 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> I think you might find this interesting. Here are some links to the
>> early years (2006-2008) of the OpenStreetMap project in the
>> Philippines.
>>
>> Sometime in 2006 - The first node, segment, and way in the Philippines
>> were created
>>
>> August 30, 2006 - First version of the WikiProject Philippines page on
>> the OSM wiki, created by Mike Collinson
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=WikiProject_Philippines&oldid=9442
>>
>> December 2006 - Yahoo! allows tracing over their aerial imagery.
>> Imagery is available in Metro Manila and Davao City
>>
>> December 22, 2006 - Later version of the WikiProject Philippines
>> declaring that there were 3 contributors: Mike, Batchoy, and maning
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=WikiProject_Philippines&oldid=20060
>>
>> January 7, 2007 - Maning's first message to WaypointsDotPH asking for
>> help for contributing to OSMPH
>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/waypointsdotph/message/4261
>>
>> December 23, 2007 - Maning announces a test version of the
>> (nonroutable) OSMPH Garmin map to WaypointsDotPH
>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/waypointsdotph/message/5099
>>
>> February 3, 2008 - Maning announces the first monthly version of the
>> (nonroutable) OSMPH Garmin map to WaypointsDotPh
>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/waypointsdotph/message/5218
>>
>> March 2008 - Laguna roads from BSWM were imported (now known to be
>> quite inaccurate)
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/ph_import/diary/1209
>>
>> March 31, 2008 - Naga City data and JKLinc POIs imported
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/ph_import/diary/1254
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/ph_import/diary/1255
>>
>> August 1, 2008 (?) - The talk-ph mailing list (this one!) was created
>> First archived message:
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2008-August/000000.html
>>
>> October 5, 2008 - Mike Collinson imports all the island names from the
>> GEOnet Names Server (GNS)
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2008-October/000055.html
>>
>> October 10, 2008 - Maning attends a WaypointsDotPH EB and talked about
>> OSM (first OSM-related meetup ever, I think)
>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/waypointsdotph/message/6179
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2008-October/000060.html
>>
>> October 16, 2008 - OSMPH is approved as a recipient of GPS units from
>> the OSMF's GPStogo program
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2008-October/000065.html
>>
>> October 18, 2008 - Meeting with Louie Galvez of RPMap
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2008-October/000067.html
>> http://vaes9.codedgraphic.com/posts/osm_waypointsdotph_meetup
>>
>> October 23, 2008 - WaypointsDotPH adds OSM maps to its website
>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/waypointsdotph/message/6247
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2008-October/000069.html
>>
>> November 19, 2008 - Maning gives a presentation about OSM at College
>> of St. Benilde
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2008-November/000124.html
>>
>> December 9, 2008 - Website for OSMPH was put up by Enthropia Philippines
>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2008-December/000188.html
>>
>> December 14, 2008 - The WikiProject Philippines page on the OSM wiki
>> gets a new look
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=WikiProject_Philippines&oldid=192796
>>
>> Cheers!
>>
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>
>
> --
> cheers,
> maning



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