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OpenStreetMap Wiki

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==Description==
The '''OpenStreetMap wiki''' is a very active wiki supporting the OpenStreetMap project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them. This is because most maps you might think The wiki has project documentation for the main OpenStreetMap server software and also for the myriad of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on their useother open source offerings in and around the project, holding back people from all walks of life who would like and branching out to use a map for one reason or another.document many geo-technologies in general (but mainly from an OpenStreetMap perspective)
'''OpenStreetMap has created ''' itself is a cool online editing interface that allows anyone project to upload their GPS tracks and contribute do with maps, but interestingly it applying wiki principles to the mapmaking. The data created Contributors can view the map and then be used in lots of different ways move across to the edit tab and edit the map! The project is modelled on wikipedia, and like wikipedia, is overseen by a not-for free - something that isn't possible profit foundation, and releases all of this map data with commercial mappingan open license. With > 300,000 registered users it's a very active community of map makers.
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