[OSM-talk] OSM for Software Freedom Day

Lambertus osm at na1400.info
Tue Oct 27 16:51:05 GMT 2009

I guess you need to talk to Bas de Lange from the Dutch SFD chapter. 
There was exactly such an application using OpenLayers and OSM tiles 
developed by the Dutch OSM community for the SFD event in 2008.

  Robert Schumann wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm writing on behalf of Software Freedom International, the 
> organisation that runs Software Freedom Day 
> <http://softwarefreedomday.org/> (SFD). We currently have a registration 
> system for teams taking part in SFD that puts a pin in the map for 
> teams, and we'd like to migrate that system onto OSM.
> The 2009 teams can be seen at 
> http://cgi.softwarefreedomday.org/2009/map.shtml, and uses Google Maps.
> What we're looking for is a volunteer (or volunteers!) to work alongside 
> our technical team to make a slick, easy to use registration system - 
> integrated with the rest of our site - and a great-looking map to raise 
> the profile of software freedom. Apart from taking on responsibility for 
> developing the registration system and map, you'll be expected to attend 
> regular IRC meetings and coordinate your work with that of other SFI 
> officers and board members. The opportunity also exists to join the 
> board and be involved in developing our strategy.
> If you think you're the right person, please send a CV or summary of 
> relevant experience to info at softwarefreedomday.org 
> <mailto:info at softwarefreedomday.org> (not this mailing list!), with the 
> words "Application: OSM mapping for SFD" in the email subject line. The 
> deadline for applications is 6 November 2009. Any questions regarding 
> this position should be directed to info at softwarefreedomday.org 
> <mailto:info at softwarefreedomday.org> (not this mailing list!).
> SFI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit company registered in New Hampshire, USA; 
> all SFI's members and officers are volunteers who do not receive any 
> financial remuneration for their contribution to SFI apart from approved 
> expenses. We have been organising SFD since 2004 and have supported 
> events in over 90 countries since then, with help from sponsors and 
> partners including Canonical/Ubuntu, Sun, Google, IBM, Red Hat/Fedora, 
> Linux Magazine and the Free Software Foundation.
> Robert Schumann
> President, Software Freedom International
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