[OSM-talk] Where have all the contributors gone?

brendan barrett shogunz0r at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 18:09:39 GMT 2008


Yeah, but there's still so much to map it'll keep people busy for months!
Either way... I agree with your comment... let's think further afield
when we're done with our own turf:P


On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 7:29 PM, Juan Lucas Dominguez Rubio
<jldominguez at prodevelop.es> wrote:
> Yes,
> there are lots of people in the first world mapping even the most irrelevant
> buildings in their villages, while in the third world there are large cities
> with good Yahoo imagery and nobody mapping them. Sad, isn't it? South Africa
> does not seem to need much help, by the way.
>
> Lucas
>
>
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>
> I've only just joined the OSM Talk Mailing list and wanted to respond
> to this message... so i've pasted some of it below the jump. 80n... if
> you're bored in the evenings, how about thinking far away from home?
> South Africa has good aerial photography for the major cities (Yahoo
> Imagery)... wanna give us a hand down here? : P
>
> ____________________________________
>
>> 80n wrote:
>> In my case I've run out of stuff to map.  Can someone build some more
>> roads please? ;)
>
>
> To clarify, my immediate area is complete in every direction as far as I can
> go before meeting another area that is already mapped. And by complete I
> mean all everything down to post boxes but not as far as house numbers.
>
> As far as Surrey is concerned all towns and large villages are fairly well
> mapped.  I don't think we can declare it finished yet but it's not far off.
>
> I don't know how other counties are doing.  Are any others near to
> completion?
>
> 80n
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