[OSM-talk] OSM-based community-maintained yelp-like project?

Alex Barth alex at mapbox.com
Thu Aug 23 06:20:54 BST 2012


Fantastic, wasn't aware of the migration plans in Wikitravel!

Any specific plans on further integration with OSM?

On Aug 22, 2012, at 9:56 PM, Ian Sergeant <inas66+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> The Wikitravel community is (hopefully) in the process of migrating to
> the WMF servers, which will hopefully give us more technical
> capability in this area.  It is frustrating to enter the coords, with
> no site capability to display them.
> 
> Closer integration with OSM is certainly sought into the future, and
> already is the basis for most maps on the site.  The POIs are entered
> into OSM first.
> 
> See http://www.wikivoyage.org/general/Migration_FAQ for more details,
> and while you are there, perhaps leave your comments on the RFC at
> meta.
> 
> Ian.
> 
> 
> 
> On 23 August 2012 10:20, Alex Barth <alex at mapbox.com> wrote:
>> 
>> On Aug 22, 2012, at 5:15 PM, Matej Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> Is there some project like Yelp/Google Reviews community-based and based on OSM, or at least plans to do something like that?
>> 
>> wikitravel.org comes to mind, they're far from tracking POIs as such, but they talk about them all the time:
>> 
>> http://wikitravel.org/en/Washington_dc#Eat
>> 
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