[OSGeo-Boston] Fwd: Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, November 19,
2008 OpenStreetMap Overview
crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Wed Nov 19 14:32:19 EST 2008
On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 10:40:35AM -0500, Alan Wu wrote:
> This presentation at the Boston Linux User Group (BLU) might be of
> interest. BLU meetings are free and open to all.
> --Alan Wu
Thanks for forwarding. I'm planning on being there barring familial
interruptions -- anyone else?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Jerry Feldman <gaf at blu.org>
> Date: Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 7:30 AM
> Subject: Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, November 19, 2008
> OpenStreetMap Overview
> To: Alan Wu <alanlwu at gmail.com>
> Cc: BLU Meeting Announcements <announce at blu.org>
> When: November 19, 2008 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
> Topic: OpenStreetMap Overview
> Moderator: Richard Weait
> Location: MIT Building E51, Room 376
> Richard will discuss OpenStreetMap in his engaging and enthusiastic
> style. You'll learn a bit about the history of OSM, but not so much
> that you fall asleep. You'll see the amazing growth of OSM since its
> founding. And Richard will display some of the uses of OSM that
> already outstrip commercial mapping systems.
> You should see this presentation if you find maps at all interesting.
> He'll cover enough OSM to show you what it is, why you will care, and
> how you can get started contributing either code or GIS data to OSM.
> You'll see enough of the basics to take the sting out of the learning
> curve in a project as far reaching as OSM.
> For more information please check the BLU main site: http://www.blu.org
> There is usually plenty of parking in front of MIT E-51 (2 Amherst St,
> Cambridge, MA).
> Our next Installfest is Saturday, November 22, 2008. I will send out a
> separate mailing
> Jerry Feldman <gaf at blu.org>
> Treasurer, Boston Linux and Unix user group
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