[OSM-talk] OSM and Microgrants, an independent OSM project needs your support now

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 19 01:10:03 UTC 2018


After reading the link I'm unclear what the aim is.

Modern DEM data I suspect is available to OSM under licence is there
something special about the historical data?  It seems unclear if it is
licenced in such a way it could be used by OSM.

Cheerio John

On Tue, Dec 18, 2018, 7:38 PM Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com wrote:

> Dear friends,
>
> The topic of OSMF and Microgrants is a long discussion. Let us look
> forward to having that discussion.
>
> But in the meantime, there is an independent OSM project trying to
> raise 1000 British Pounds in the next week or so to save some Topo
> maps from disappearing down the memory hole.
>
> You know the person, or probably should know the person, Grant Slater,
> aka firefishy, a long time member of the OSM Ops team.
>
> Please take a few minutes to read what Grant is doing and if you are
> at all able, donate to his project, any amount helps.
>
> https://www.gofundme.com/namibian-topographic-maps
>
> Grant is asking for relatively little support for those that are able
> and I think we should just pitch in and help him get it done. It is an
> important project and it is a way to support Grant after all of the
> support he has given us, whether you know him or not, he has made your
> OSM experience possible.
>
> I hope everyone has a nice rest of the year where ever they may be.
>
> Respectfully,
> Blake
>
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