Community Updates/2010-11-22

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Community Update from 22 November 2010 to 28 November 2010 (week 2010-47)

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Image Of the Week 2010-47


OSM maps in German, Norwegian and French editions of Wikipedia. (Example - select "Kart/carte" next to coordinates)

Project of The Week : Wheelchair accessibility

The Project of the Month for December 2010 is mapping for wheelchair accessibility.

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Steve Coast To Work at Microsoft Bing Map

Steve Coast, the founder of OpenStreetMap, has just announced that he has been hired by Microsoft Bing Map as a principal architect of Bing Mobile. Steve recently left his position at Cloudmade. In his announcement, Steve also said that Bing will allow the OSM community to use its aerial photos.

OSM Map editors, such as JOSM, Potlatch or Merkaator, already have the code needed for integration with Bing (as well as Yahoo), but the tracing signal has not being given yet. [Update: Now available. See Bing page for details]

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