[OSM-talk] [OSM-dev] What is OSM and what isn't?

simon at mungewell.org simon at mungewell.org
Fri May 1 17:52:43 BST 2009


> There is a group of "casual" mappers
> who will mainly use the site but occasionally jump in and fix mistakes.
> If they get out of the habit of using the site because they like the
ease of
> use of the competitors, we'll miss out on those contributions.

It's worth noting that OSM is really a geo-database project, not a web-map
project....

As long as OSM keeps an eye on re-importing data from other variants (if
they are not using the main database) then everything will be 'happy'.

Simon






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