[OSM-talk] Image of the Week: Olympic stadium athens ccbysa2

Thomas Davie tom.davie at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 13:48:39 BST 2012


On 7 Aug 2012, at 13:38, Gregory <nomoregrapes at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 
> 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 Athens is one of many things currently only visible on the CC-BY-SA map and not OSM since the license change" http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:Olympic_stadium_athens_ccbysa2.png
> 
> 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 Within a day, it's out of date because someone has mapped it (and better than it was in CC-BY-SA).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 missing".

I'd say that's an excellent message about what OSM can do – it took a whole of 1 day for the whole place to get remapped in better detail than anyone else!

Bob
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