[clug] Open Source Maps [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Roppola, Antti - BRS Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Wed Oct 8 01:12:17 GMT 2008

Hi Owen,

I went to that talk as well and it was indeed OpenStreetmap. They use a
manual process.



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Subject: [clug] Open Source Maps

A couple of years ago I attended a CLUG talk at which the presenter had
roamed the bike paths of Canberra with a GPS and fed the data into an
open source mapping facility which I thought was located in the UK. It
aggregated multiple inputs to come up with an accurate mapping of

Google gave me http://www.openstreetmap.org/ and I wonder if the
presenter at the time is still around and can confirm that URL for me.
(its a bit lacking in detail for Gunghalin)

This might be a bit quicker than trying to search the archive


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