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OpenStreetMap е карта на целия свят, която може да се редактира от всеки, създадена е от нулата и е под свободен лиценз.
OpenStreetMap Лицензът позволява свободен (или почти свободен) достъп до разпечатките на картата и всички данни към нея, and the project aims to promote new and interesting uses of this data. Вижте FAQ за повече подробности about why we want an open content map, and the answer to our most frequently asked question "Why not just use google maps?"
Browsing our map is easy. The map isn't finished yet, but we do have complete coverage of some places (wherever we have been mapping most enthusiastically) People and commercial companies have already begun putting this data to good use.
This is not just a software project. We are getting out from behind our computer screens and surveying the towns and countryside to create our maps. This is very much a community mapping effort. We use wiki-style collaborative editing software to support this, which means that our maps will keep growing bigger and better. If you have a GPS unit you can contribute any tracks you have recorded. We are also able to derive maps from Bing Aerial Imagery. You can start editing our maps straight away using the online "Potlatch" editor, or download the JOSM desktop application.
A lot of software development work is taking this project in many different directions. As mentioned above, we have created various map editing tools. In fact OpenStreetMap is powered by open source software from the slippy map interface, down to the underlying data access API (a web service interface for reading and writing map data). There is lots of scope for sub-projects working with our data and using our data, but we also need help fixing bugs and adding features to our core components.
Interested in Getting Involved? New OpenStreetMap mappers and developers are always welcome!
The OpenStreetMap Foundation
The OpenStreetMap Foundation is an organisation that performs fundraising in order to provides servers to host the OpenStreetMap project. Its role is to support the project; it does not control the project or "own" the OSM data. It is dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free geospatial data and to providing geospatial data for anybody to use and share.