Paul Sutton

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Open Street Map contributions 2

Back in January, I wrote about some contributions that I was making to Open Street Map. You can read the post here

I have recently made some more updates, mostly around two local schools changing use.

  1. Devon School of English is now Preston Bridge School
  2. Tower House School is now St Michael's CE Primary School

I have updated the map and added some notes. Details can be found on my OSM profile

The project would really benefit from some local help, as it is better for one person to create a note and then have a 2nd person resolve this, that way there are some checks / balances to the contributions to ensure accuracy.

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1 Open Street Map

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#Mapping,#OpenStreetMap,#Street,#Map.#Maps

MAPSCII

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This is an interesting little utility to draw an ASCII map on the terminal. It uses OpenStreetMap for the mapping data.

Open a terminal and enter

telnet mapscii.me

You should then be presented with a world map:

Mapscii world map

I used the mouse to zoom in and view the United Kingdom

Mapscii UK map

Information and directions for use can be found at https://github.com/rastapasta/mapscii Keyboard shortcuts

Arrows up, down, left, right to scroll around Press a or z to zoom in and out Press q to quit

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Open Street Map Contributions

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Further to my post yesterday. I have been contributing to the Open Street Map project [1] with a few updates for the Torbay area, these are detailed on my OSM profile [2].

These are mostly :

  • Adding website data for local schools
  • Updating other data such as the School name if this has changed or different from the map listing
  • Adding website data for other attractions

REFERENCES

  1. Open Street Map
  2. OSM Contributions
  3. Adding links to OSM locations to https://mastodon.org.uk/@TorbayUK

Contact

You can get in touch via the details on my

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#YearOfTheFediverse,#OpenData,#OpenStreetMap,#Contribution,#Skills,#Demonstration,#LookingForWork,

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Open Street Map

OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open licence.

Open Street Map is a great project that anyone can get involved with, using open data so mapping data can be used freely in accordance with the terms on the website.

Embedded maps are also interactive


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I am in the process of finding local attractions, business etc and adding links to their websites. This hopefully helps with promotion and helps the website develop generally.

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