Meanwhile, in the #OpenStreetMap in Asia Telegram channel, somebody from #Facebook reported that they're wrapping up their #mapwithai road mapping efforts in #Indonesia and are planning to start in #Malaysia soon.
Somebody from #Thailand inquired whether they have plans to do follow-up on cleaning data imports FB has done in the past.
Just saw an ad saying I should use what3words to identify my location when calling the emergency services.
l always got the impression that w3w was proprietary, and required an internet connection. Surely that means there are better options for remote emergencies?
Open Location Code, geohash, or anything else computed on the device seem like better ways of shortening locations (both Google Maps and OsmAnd give you OLC without internet). Many of these systems can even be printed on a map.
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