[OSM-talk] OpenStreetMap 7th Birthday Party

Matt Williams lists at milliams.com
Fri Jul 22 14:09:11 BST 2011


On 22 July 2011 12:37, Ed Loach <ed at loach.me.uk> wrote:
> Parveen Arora wrote:
>> Why birthdays of OSM are not being celebrated on same day,
>> Can't we
>> declare one particular day as OSM's Birthday?
>
> Kenneth replied:
>
>> that will create a huge thread of hundreds of messages debating
>> this
>> mission critical point.
>
> Well let mine be the next :)
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/History
> suggests either 9th August (anniversary of domain name being
> registered) or 20th August (Steve's presentation at EuroFOO) are
> worthy candidates.
>
> As presumably though the idea predated registering the domain name,
> I'd argue that the 9th August would be the obvious choice of
> something to base anniversaries on.

Makes sense to me, especially given
http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2005-July/000830.html

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Matt Williams
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