OpenStreetMap

Firefishy has commented on the following diary entries

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what are these oddly shaped circular features? 3 months 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? 3 months ago

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

what are these oddly shaped circular features? 3 months ago

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

what are these oddly shaped circular features? 3 months 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! 6 months ago

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

@Spammers not welcome here@ 10 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! 11 months ago

Awesome. Bring it on.

Floodhack, OKFN maker night, Ye Olde Mitre 11 months ago

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

strange french message Explain please! about 1 year 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 about 1 year ago

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

Poor man's rendering about 1 year 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? about 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. :)