OpenStreetMap

Firefishy has commented on the following diary entries

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what are these oddly shaped circular features? about 1 month ago

Could be... Image of graves: http://blogs.cfr.org/campbell/files/2011/01/africa-jos-graves-1_20_11.jpg

what are these oddly shaped circular features? about 1 month ago

Better ground image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/79738474@N06/9509087914

what are these oddly shaped circular features? about 1 month ago

Possible ground image: http://www.trust.org/item/?map=climate-change-adaptation-through-cassava-planting/

what are these oddly shaped circular features? about 1 month ago

It is most likely agricultural of some sort. At a guess each circle is land cleared to tend to a single plant... Cassava or other tuber.

Aw, snap! 4 months ago

To confirm, the fix went live on OpenStreetMap late Friday: http://git.openstreetmap.org/rails.git/commit/3f6d40c092706f87e3161c93c5e370c5b937ae47

@Spammers not welcome here@ 8 months ago

The problem has now been fixed. Please refresh.

All site visitors were being presented using the same IP address due to a change at hosting ISP. A spammer was blocked and everyone was blocked due to the IP address conflict.

New MapRoulette about to be launched! 9 months ago

Awesome. Bring it on.

Floodhack, OKFN maker night, Ye Olde Mitre 9 months ago

The "photo sphere": https://picasaweb.google.com/102605996911555269538/OSMLondonMeet?noredirect=1#5986250506984162866

strange french message Explain please! 11 months ago

It is a message to say the map tile is not (yet) available. The server which renders the map for the Humanitarian style is likely overloaded. OpenStreetMap has had a large traffic increase over the last few days. Server resources are under pressure.

Lost city in Darfur 11 months ago

Link back to HN discussion of this thread: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=7033562

Poor man's rendering 12 months ago

Eeeeek

Haiyan about 1 year ago

You have disabled the data layer. On the layers click the eye icon on the data layer.

Why so many old, unresolved bugs in Mapnik? over 1 year ago

It is already up at http://orm.openstreetmap.org/ for testing. Once testing is done in a week or 3 it'll go live.

Why so many old, unresolved bugs in Mapnik? over 1 year ago

Watch this for the answer: Putting the Carto into OpenStreetMap Cartography - Andy Allan

google google google over 1 year ago

I setup the mediawiki instance we use for wiki.osm.org... We originally used an alternative to ReCaptcha but I was asked to switch as it wasn't compatible with screen-readers. I'd gladly switch to something else.

Test almost 2 years ago

Yeah!

Over 32 bits almost 2 years ago

Rendering is back. Nominatim also had a hick.

Hack Weekend at the ODI almost 2 years ago

'twas a great weekend.

suspended? almost 2 years ago

openstreetmap.la is not registered or managed by the OpenStreetMap sysadmin or OSM Foundation.

Sydney redacted over 2 years ago

Looking a lot better now. :)