[OSGeoLive] Suggestions for a background image for next OSGeoLive - with an African theme

Mark Iliffe markiliffe at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 14:23:26 PDT 2018

I would vote for the map that you'd listed, but linking in the Africa Local
Chapter :-)



On 27 July 2018 at 08:32, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:

> The time has come to select a background image for our next OSGeoLive
> release, which is scheduled to be ready in time for FOSS4G Dar es Salaam,
> and we are looking for inspiration for a background image.
> Traditionally, we have drawn inspiration from the image from the
> conference location, and are hoping that someone with a mapping or artistic
> eye can suggest an interesting map, or image that we can use. The image
> needs to be available under an open license, and will likely need to be
> shaded so that icons will still stand out against it.
> I'm wondering whether a historic navigating chart of Africa would be good?
> Maybe something like this:
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:AMH-7121-KB_Map_of_Africa.jpg
> Or maybe a drawing of some of the big African animals.
> Are there any people in the mapping or African communities who would be
> willing to help us out here?
> Warm regards,
> --
> Cameron Shorter
> Technology Demystifier
> Open Technologies and Geospatial Consultant
> M +61 (0) 419 142 254Mark Iliffe <markiliffe at gmail.com>
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