[kwlug-disc] Toronto mapping party this weekend !

Insurance Squared Inc. gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Tue Apr 28 18:05:54 EDT 2009

Good luck on Sunday Richard.  OpenStreetMap is a very good thing that is 
being built right now, that will have far reaching impact into the 
future.  And I know you're putting a lot of effort into it.  I'm pretty 
sure that I'll be using your efforts as a consumer (along with everyone 
else) in the not to distant future.


Richard Weait wrote:
> For those not familiar with OpenStreetMap, it is Free Software that
> provides tools to create and use great maps.  The project also collects
> Free GeoData through individual contributions and Mapping parties like
> this one.  So it's on-topic for this list, even though it may also
> involve something called "fresh air". ;-)  
> Okay, Mapping party this Sunday
> from 12:30pm at the Starbucks / Chapters at 
> Bayview Village Mall (Bayview and Sheppard)
> We'll be cleaning up an area that is partly mapped by getting all of the
> road names, Points of Interest and addressing information.  There is
> plenty of room for experienced mappers and new mappers as well.  
> http://www.meetup.com/OpenStreetMap-Toronto/calendar/10288135/
> Mapping parties are a fun way to participate in the outdoor aspect of
> OpenStreetMap, meet like-minded folks, and get to know an area
> (better).  
> Have a handheld GPS?  Bring it with you!  
> Please pass this announcement along to anybody you know who is a
> map-geek, a cycle advocate, a community organizer, a geo-cacher, or even
> a city engineer!  
> See you Sunday!
> Best regards,
> Richard
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