25.11. – 01.12.2014
- the changeset  with the number 27.000.000 😉
-  The 27 millionth OpenStreetMap changeset contains changes for Guatemala. (via @neogeografen)
- User Elliott Plack blogs about his experiences with Mapillary.
- Mappers paid by Mapbox collided once more. SomeoneElse was forced to revert. (Note: SomeoneElse is a member of the Data Working Group)
- User tmcw would like to store worldwide coffee prices in the OSM database. User Nakaner explains in a comment that commodity prices are not geographic data and therefore OSM is not the place to do it. Nakaner asks why tmcw doesn’t simply create OpenPriceDB?
- A new version of the Kendzi 3D plugin for the editor JOSM has been released.
- OpenStreetMap Blog describes the new query feature (the question mark icon on osm.org).
- The designs from Diamond00774 and Felis Pimeja are in the final of the JOSM logo competition.
- Nick Bearman is looking for a mapping task for about 200 students (Planning and/or Geography students) at the University of Liverpool.
- Tom Morris finds that OSM is too bureaucratic. He also suggests possibilities for change.
- User ubahnverleih tweets an image that shows the consequences of imports in Georgia (USA).
- In Passau an import of stores is planned.
- Mike Dupont from the Kansas Linux Fest in Lawrence, Kansas, is looking for people talking about OSM.
- OSM Cochabamba tweets on the progress on the detection of bus routes on the public transport map (ÖPNV) in the Bolivian highlands.
- Christian Quest gives an interview on the planned French “Open National Address Database”.
- Jordi Inglada blogs about « free global land cover mapping » in OSM.
- MapBox published a tutorial on the use of Overpass Turbo and MapBox Studio. The guide shows how to extract data using Overpass Turbo and use them in MapBox Studio (via @Mapbox).
- OSM IQ is now available for Windows Phone (previously only Windows x86 and Windows RT).
- Martijn Exel has been working on a Python Overpass API wrapper and would appreciate help. (via @mvexel)
- Ed Freyfogle interviews Steven Feldman, a geo-expert for many years.
- User vgeorge summarises the progress of the Portuguese / Brazilian localisation of various portals with a relation to OSM. Examples to follow. 😉
- Rachel Binx launches a website that offers OSM maps on textiles. (via @rachelbinx). Very nice idea, but « nice » prices as well.
- Steve Coast is looking on Kickstarter for people who are willing to back his book project « The Book of OpenStreetMap ».
- Serge Wroclawski reports on the project 596acres, which wants to make the « community gardens » in New York City more visible.
- DigitalGlobe and Crowdsourcing. Video – 50 minutes!
- The city of Erlangen (Germany) switched to OSM.