[OSM-talk] OSM in top 100 websites

Simon Ward simon at bleah.co.uk
Thu Dec 18 13:18:19 GMT 2008

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 04:17:24AM -0800, Donald Allwright wrote:
> >I like the comment for Where’s the Path:
> >  “Let down by OS's absurd OpenSpace restrictions.”
> ....and if you try clicking on that site, you'll discover it's let down by what appears to be a restriction on the number of page hits imposed by OS. Presumably that limit has been reached today as a result of the guardian effect, a lesser-known sibling of the slashdot effect. I don't see how a site with such restrictions (admittedly imposed from outside the site itself) can belong in the top 100 list. :-)

They do have a Mapnik option, give them some credit. ☺

A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a
simple system that works.—John Gall
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