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Aw, snap! 24 days ago

To confirm, the fix went live on OpenStreetMap late Friday:

@Spammers not welcome here@ 5 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! 5 months ago

Awesome. Bring it on.

Floodhack, OKFN maker night, Ye Olde Mitre 6 months ago

The "photo sphere":

strange french message Explain please! 7 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 7 months ago

Link back to HN discussion of this thread:

Poor man's rendering 8 months ago


Haiyan 9 months 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? about 1 year ago

It is already up at for testing. Once testing is done in a week or 3 it'll go live.

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


Over 32 bits over 1 year ago

Rendering is back. Nominatim also had a hick.

Hack Weekend at the ODI over 1 year ago

'twas a great weekend.

suspended? over 1 year ago is not registered or managed by the OpenStreetMap sysadmin or OSM Foundation.

Sydney redacted about 2 years ago

Looking a lot better now. :)

First Post :-) over 2 years ago

No.. it is an existing feature. Data working group members have it.

Introducing Team Surrey over 2 years ago

11th Feb works for me.

Introducing Team Surrey over 2 years ago

Brilliant. So when are we having an on-the-ground mapping party? :)

Advertisements over 2 years ago

Yes, there is a system to deal with these semi-automatically. Occasionally some are missed, best to add them here: