[OSM-talk] BBC Berkshire's Google Maps flood mashup

Richard George wechsler at phase.org
Tue Jul 24 12:11:32 BST 2007

frankie roberto wrote:
> http://www.cybersoc.com/2007/07/bbc-berkshires-.html
> Seems like a prime example of why 'mashups suck and cartography matters' to me.

It's still massively more useful than the pitiful mess that the 
environment agency are providing though...

- Geographical regions provided as a list of obscure placenames.

- play "spot the link to the map"

- Mapping by crayon, blurry photocopier, and unmarked bills from 
property developers

http://www.ononeblog.com/?p=28 / 
- no, we're not allowed to make this data usable

- Yeah, right

I'm sure you've seen a few of these before, but the current chaos 
underscores just what a mess the current government data provision is.


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