[OSM-talk] OSM and Linked Data, and W3C, etc ...

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Tue Jan 13 17:58:48 GMT 2009


Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> What sort of help do you think OSM will need? Money to run servers if 
> the load increases?  An existing standards org with facilities and 
> process for the API and the XML format? What was it you had in mind?
>

Yes, the OSM Foundation is badly in need of extra money (or highend 
hardware) to fund the next round of server hardware upgrades. In most 
cases we are already close to server capacity.

We've also started looking for an additional hosting provider.

- Grant




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