[OSM-talk] Image of the Week: Olympic stadium athens ccbysa2
nomoregrapes at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 7 13:38:07 BST 2012
The image of the week " These are *Featured images*, which have been
identified as the best examples of OpenStreetMap mapping, or as useful
illustrations of the OpenStreetMap project. "
This week, "The Olympic stadium in
one of many things <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Remapping> currently
only visible on the CC-BY-SA
not OSM since the license
I disagree that this image is a best example or a useful illustration of
the project, and I think it's very negative.
Within a day, it's out of date because someone has mapped it (and better
than it was in CC-BY-SA). The person proposing or adding the image of the
week could have been more useful by doing that mapping.
It conveys a message of "OSM is not as good as it was" or "things are
Week 31 was good - the best of OSM, showing how we've mapped the olympic
Week 30 was good - illustrating the license change, the work that has gone
into it, and a picture of things progressing.
I suggest an encouraging caption could have been along the lines of "The
Olympic Stadium in Athens, showing how OSM contributors have increased
detail through remapping since the license change".
Update: In the time (< 30 mins) I was writing this e-mail, the image
caption has changed to Olympic stadium in
Someone released how out of date you can be when showing bad examples of
osm at livingwithdragons.com
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