[OSM-talk] Walking Routes - wiki needs some work?

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 19 11:04:22 GMT 2009


Gregory Williams [mailto:gregory.williams at purplegeodesoftware.co.uk] wrote:
>Sent: 19 January 2009 10:44 AM
>To: Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists); talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: RE: [OSM-talk] Walking Routes - wiki needs some work?
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: talk-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:talk-
>> bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Andy Robinson (blackadder-
>> lists)
>> Sent: 19 January 2009 10:26
>> To: talk at openstreetmap.org
>> Subject: [OSM-talk] Walking Routes - wiki needs some work?
>>
>> I started a stub http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Walking_Routes
>> based
>> upon the Cycle Routes page. I hope this doesn't duplicate anything but
>> I
>> could not find a landing page on the wiki to cover long distance
>> walking and
>> hiking routes generally.
>>
>> Needs work to pull stuff together and the UK long distance footpath
>> link is
>> to Wikipedia and I guess we should produce a table(s) of our own to
>> show
>> progress on mapping each route.
>>
>> I suspect 2009 will see the emergence of proper OSM walking/hiking
>maps
>> so
>> its time we got our act together.
>>
>> Please pull the page apart and add new stuff. Ideally try to keep
>> content
>> and ideas in the same sort of format as the Cycle Route ones so that
>we
>> have
>> some synergy and we don't have to reinvent the wheel yet again ;-)
>
>There's the following existing page for the UK:
>
>http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_United_Kingdom_Long_Dista
>nce_Paths
>
Thanks Gregory,

Have changed the link from the Wikipedia one to this one.

Cheers
Andy





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