#bash tip: use ^foo to say run the last command, but remove the string “foo”. ^foo^bar means “replace “foo” with “bar” in the last command.
`anglosaxon`: new cli tool to convert large XML files into custom text formats based on the command line flags you give it. No coding needed
New tool from me, and designed to handle the 40+GB XML files we use in #OpenStreetMap
There are plenty of resources on how to get started in OpenStreetMap
if there’s a worse signpost I’d love to see it
We are having a virtual "map and chat" event next Thursday:
Thursday the 20th of January, 8pm.
Join for some casual mapping and conversation.
(I don't wanna name something that and have to spend 5 years answering questions from Americans. No point making work for myself. 😛)
@firstname.lastname@example.org ... And it reduces any FUD leverage google etc. sales people can use to scare potential customers.
In summary without being squeaky clean #openstreetmap would have been a non-starter.
@email@example.com It should be noted that it has never been about being sued by google / HERE/ Tomtom / and so on.
Being squeaky clean allows #openstreetmap use without being concerned that you / your company might inadvertently violating a 3rd parties rights. ...
Although the source map images we had were... pretty rough.
Left is what we had. I've highlighted the townland border in yellow on the right. 🙂
Well this could have been awesomely useful for when we were mapping townlands in #OpenStreetMap
I can send this post on my phone...
"huh my Internet connection is timing out"
"I know! I'll do some #OpenStreetMap mapping to pass the time"
No mention of #OpenStreetMap , and yet several of entities mentioned actively use and/or support OSM. 🤐
GIS enthusiasts, I think this might help someone. This sums up the Geospatial data ecosystem pretty well and it might come in handy at some point in your projects or career.
#GIS #gischat #geospatial #Spatial
But you're forgetting something important about OpenStreetMap that someone much wiser than me said:
And one could make another argument that “Well the GSV Terms of Service says one cannot do that, but if I don't think just visiting a website binds me contractactually to the ToS, so 😛”
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