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- “10 years ago we used the Garmin eTrex to survey OpenStreetMap. Now it has built-in OSM mapping”. Today OSM is THE map on the new eTrex 20x and eTrex 30x.
- The Geoknow project has, with the participation of the University of Leipzig, published a JOSM plugin OSMRec. OSMRec suggests possible established alternatives when using a new tag.
- Is it possible to use WMS services in iD using something like WhooTS? TMS in iD should work, and there always JOSM of course (via OSM Help).
- What is the best way to tag an estate agent? That’s a question that Paweł Marynowski asked the tagging list.
- OSM2World developers Tordanik proposes the tag building:wall=yes in order to tag differently colored (and inclined) walls.
- There are currently very heated discussions about the license situation for a planned import of administrative boundaries in Nepal. This has been moved to “Legal” but yet not “arrived”.
- Soon will start the land use import in Slovenia.
- Impressive video of the earthquake in Nepal and HOT activities.
- Christian Quest has issued a similar map as MapBox for rescue forces in Nepal.
- Pierre Béland spread the news that he reads from the statistics by Pascal Neis: In the period from 25.04. to 16.05, in Nepal, there were more than 6500 active mappers.
- Landslide in Nepal – triggered by the earthquake on May 12.
- Where does the community map, before and after the first quake in Nepal?
- How has Nepal changed in OSM since 2012? (via Kangrex). Thanks to FOSM for the “before” tiles.
-  With the update to OSM Carto 2.30.0 benches, litter bins, bicycle stands and many other things have new icons.
- Mateusz Konieczny made some suggestions for rendering “surface” in the standard map.
- Pascal Neis has improved his OSM Changeset filter – useful for Mapathons or even school projects.
- Public transport in Panama City relies on OpenStreetMap.
- Pablo Cecconi says on talk-ar that the city of Buenos Aires has issued an OSM map. In addition to current construction sites, official cycle paths and public transport, you can find a variety of public institutions – labour offices, police stations, free Wi-Fi, healthcare, education and culture, and last but not least tourism and gastronomy.
- Waltraud Deeg, the Minister for Information Technology in South Tyrol has published the spatial data sets Südtiroler Bürgernetz as OpenData under CC–0. (via Patrick Ohnewein) … (automatic translation)
- Constantin Müller describes in his blog how he has removed the clouds from the True Marble images. (as reported in weeklyOSM # 251]). (automatic translation)
Did you know …
- … the latest book about OSM?
- … TRAVIC, the Transit Visualisation Client, realised by the University of Freiburg and geOps. The German online newsletter Golem talks about it as well. (automatic translation)