We Are Ten

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August sees mappamercia celebrate its tenth birthday – can you believe it? We didn’t celebrate with a birthday cake but we did meet in Pershore Worcesteshire on Saturday 6th August at the Pickled Plum pub for lunch between morning and … Continued

Busy days

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Yesterday I attended the Landor Future Highways Conference at the new iCentrum building on Birmingham Science Park, at the invitation of the Birmingham ODI (Open Data Institute) node. It was good to see so many OSM maps being used by … Continued

Colonisation by street cabinet

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Man_made=street_cabinet is not the most popular tag or object to map: there are only 753 instances in the UK according to taginfo. However ……they are proliferating at what seems a high rate judging by my recent surveys. I started noticing … Continued

Summer Programme

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To take advantage of the good weather and light evenings during the summer months we tour around the region mapping areas which look either interesting or not well-mapped. So far this year we have visited Stratford-upon-Avon where we attempted to … Continued

End of our JOSM paint styles

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Several years ago we created JOSM paint styles to help with the task of mapping gritting routes. The styles made it easier to identify which roads had the gritting tag. The recent versions of JOSM have changed the requirements of … Continued

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