[OSM-talk] Fwd: Nav4All navigation shut down by Navteq
edodd at billiau.net
Mon Feb 8 09:02:25 GMT 2010
On Mon, 8 Feb 2010, SteveC wrote:
> > I realize most people have fallen asleep on this thread, but did anyone
> > get a detailed report on why OSM was rejected?
> It's like Encyclopedia Britannica looking to move to Wikipedia in 2004 or
> something, printing out a lot of books and getting experts to evaluate
> empty and broken articles.
> What do you expect?
> Of course it's not perfect, but it is very, very good and it's getting
> better all the time. Exponentially. And if you find a problem you can have
> the freedom to fix it, together with the freedom to moan about it.
There is also the second point of view about the failure of the Nav4All - that
it relates to their business model, and no map data provider can fix their
More information about the talk