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LocationTech resources

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Resources for the 05 February 2013, Introduction to OpenStreetMap talk for LocationTech are found here. These resources are either, materials that were unsuited to the videoconference format, or are related to questions raised during the question and answer session.

City animation - OpenStreetMap data, over time, in Toronto.
animation of OSM data added in Toronto over time.

Golf course style for OpenStreetMap

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photo ccby chispita from flickr
In July 2009, Peter Miller wondered aloud on the OpenStreetMap-talk mailing list, if detailed rendering of golf courses was coming to OpenStreetMap? It's a fair question and one that has run through the mind of any OpenStreetMap enthusiast who has spent an afternoon at a good walk ruined.[1]

Badges? Badges?

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Come on. The new highway shields are nice, but the map in North America just isn't "there" yet. Our continental cousins may be satisfied with generic oval highway markers, but that just doesn't measure up in the New World.

The new markers, shown above, turned up on mapnik recently. They seem more refined than the rectangular signs used previously and they are very pretty. But they just aren't right for North America.

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