Openstreetmap

Date: Wednesday 27th April, 2011
Meeting 7pm @ Muttis upstairs (118 Elgin st, Carlton VIC). [Take Tram 96]
Hosted By: Cameron
Workshop Topic Openstreet Map in all it's glory

Presentation Slides

URL's mentioned

OpenStreetBugs: http://openstreetbugs.schokokeks.org/
Cloudmade maps: http://maps.cloudmade.com/
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/map/ - Uses osm for high zoom in Sydney (though very out of date)
Map compare: http://tools.geofabrik.de/mc/
MapOSMatic http://www.maposmatic.org
Mapquest: http://open.mapquest.co.uk/link/h/2-qTGJsY0V
Marble: http://edu.kde.org/marble/
Nominatim: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim
OpenCuisineMap: http://toolserver.org/~stephankn/cuisine/
OpenOrienteeringMap: http://oobrien.com/oom/
OpenStreetMap: http://www.openstreetmap.org/
OpenStreetMap routing demo: http://osmu.org/demo/index.html
Transparent map comparison: http://sautter.com/map/

Notes taken at the meeting of interest

There were a lot of questions asked at this meeting.

JOSM Java OpenStreetMap Editor (Best editor for detailed changes)
PostGIS Postgress with GIS is what OSM uses under the hood
www.osm.org licencing going thru changes presently
ANDNAV2 for Android App
Routing is not available through the OSM website but is handled by devices such as Garmin which you can load OSM onto.
Searches using Nominatim
NAVIT used in conjunction with downloaded OSM database, installed onto TOM TOM.
Ability to frequently download DELTA changes to OSM database to update personal copies of maps.

 
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