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Sigurd
02-10-2009, 08:50 AM
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Main_Page



OpenStreetMap creates and provides free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them. The project was started because most maps you think of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on their use, holding back people from using them in creative, productive, or unexpected ways.

It renders the combined gps data etc... with an open source GIS mapping projected called MAPNIK

http://mapnik.org/




Just looking into it myself.

Sigurd

Steel General
02-10-2009, 10:46 AM
Nice find... thanks for posting.

CBDroege
02-10-2009, 10:54 AM
I found some streets in the wrong place in my town. I was going to fix them, but it requires that you sign up before you edit, so meh.

Sigurd
02-10-2009, 12:33 PM
I can definitely understand that they control edit access.


Why dont you send them an email and point out the errors?


Sigurd

jaerdaph
02-18-2009, 01:45 PM
I found some streets in the wrong place in my town. I was going to fix them, but it requires that you sign up before you edit, so meh.

Just make your town move the streets instead! :D