Google Summer of Code/2017/Organisation Application

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This page contains the details submitted Google Summer of Code 2017 as our organization application.

Public Profile

Website URL

OpenStreetMap - Creating and distributing free geographic data for the world.


Primary Open Source License
GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPL-2.0)

Organization Category
Data and Databases

Technology Tags
postgis, java, ruby, javascript

Topic Tags
gis, maps, crowdsourcing, geoinformatics

Ideas List


Short Description
At OpenStreetMap, volunteer surveyors gather map data of the whole world, laying the foundations for many awesome apps built on top.

Long Description
OpenStreetMap is a project that creates and distributes free geographic data for the world. The data is collected by volunteers around the globe largely from scratch and released with an open-content license. We allow free access to our map images and all of its underlying map data. We aim to promote new and interesting uses of our data which makes the project's uses, and the possible Google Summer of Code projects, very diverse.


Application Instructions

Proposal Tags
josm, other

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