CNET News: Open-Source Project Treads on Google Maps Turf
Nov 14, 2006, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy McCue)
[ Thanks to Frasil for this link.
"Volunteer 'citizen cartographers' are aiming to take on the
likes of Google Maps and Britain's Ordnance Survey by creating a
free, open-source wiki-style map of the planet.
"The U.K.-based OpenStreetMap (OSM) mapping data is collected by
volunteers using GPS devices to record their movements as they
drive, cycle or walk along all the roads in a particular