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

Tanveer Singh tanveer1979 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 05:52:14 GMT 2008


On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at au-kbc.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 Dec 2008 10:59:15 pm Juan Lucas Dominguez Rubio wrote:
>> 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
>
> what is sad about it? In India only the very big cities have yahoo imagery -
> and work is going on fairly well there. The rest of the country is a big
> blank, and GPS instruments are not all that affordable. As the price falls,
> things will improve.
I hape mapped many regions around where I live, but many remote places
are blanks. I will start mapping them once I figure out how to upload
gpx trails without timestamps. My lowrance does not dump timestamps,
so until I get a new unit(hopefully soon), You will see lot of rural
India also getting mapped as I get around a lot.




More information about the talk mailing list