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

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Mon May 30 19:26:10 BST 2011


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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