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15 Jan2023-01-152023-01-16 The wiki was updated to MediaWiki 1.39.
3 Aug2022-08-032022-08-04 The wiki's configuration has been updated so that pages load faster, especially those with many images.
2 Aug2022-08-022022-08-03 Tag usage statistics in infoboxes are now displayed in the correct language and number format according to your interface language setting (technical details, contribute a translation).
19 May2022-05-192022-05-20 When you search for or follow a link to a key or tag description page that does not exist, an infobox now shows any available details from the data item associated with the key or tag. If it is a compound key, each part of the key is described automatically based on data items.
11 May2022-05-112022-05-12 New mobile editor for iOS and Android: Every Door.
1 May2022-05-012022-05-02 OSMF employs Grant Slater as Senior Site Reliability Engineer
21 Mar2022-03-212022-03-22 OSMF launches a new forum at
19 Feb2022-02-192022-02-20 SOTM organizers announce Call for Logo designs.
16 Feb2022-02-162022-02-17 SOTM 2022 conference has been announced for August 19-21 in Firenze, Italy.
19 Sep2021-09-192021-09-20 Two optional wiki gadgets for enhancing discussion pages, 1.CommentsInLocalTime and 2.ConvenientDiscussions have been installed. You can enable them in your user preferences.
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6th FebruaryOSM-Stammtisch HannoverHanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
7th FebruaryMapRoulette Monthly Community Meeting
7th FebruaryOSMF Engineering Working Group meeting
7th FebruaryMapathon CartONGStrasbourg, Grand Est, France
7th FebruaryStuttgarter StammtischStuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
7th FebruaryMissing Maps London MapathonCity of Westminster, England, United Kingdom
7th FebruaryOSM-Verkehrswende #44 (Online)Berlin, Germany
8th FebruaryOSM-StammtischZurich, Zurich, Switzerland
8th FebruaryLondon social pub meet-upLondon, England, United Kingdom
8th FebruaryMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
8th FebruaryOSM Utah Monthly Map NightSalt Lake City, Utah, United States
8th FebruaryOSM Nederland bijeenkomst (online)IJmuiden, North Holland, Netherlands
9th FebruaryOpenStreetMap - Réunion à NeufchâteauNeufchâteau, Luxembourg, Belgium
10th February176. Berlin-Brandenburg OpenStreetMap StammtischBerlin, Germany
11th FebruaryHiking by the pipeline from Barosstelep to the shooting rangeBudapest, Hungary
12th February京都!街歩き!マッピングパーティ:第36回 金地院Kyoto, Japan
12th FebruaryOSMmapperCPHCopenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
14th FebruarySouth Bay Map NightSan Jose, California, United States
15th FebruaryMissing Maps Zürich MapathonZurich, Zurich, Switzerland
15th FebruaryStammtisch KarlsruheKarlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
16th Februaryúnorový olomoucký mapathonOlomouc, Central Moravia, Czechia
18th FebruaryHiking by the pipeline towards SzázhalombattaÉrd, Hungary
18th FebruaryRéunion du groupe local de ToulouseToulouse, Occitania, France
21st February160. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
22nd FebruaryMissing Maps - DRK & MSF Online MapathonBerlin, Germany
25th–26th FebruaryKarlsruhe Hack Weekend February 2023Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
27th FebruaryBremer Mappertreffen (Online)Bremen, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Germany
28th FebruarySouth Bay Map NightSan Jose, California, United States
4th MarchHiking by the pipeline between Barosstelep and AlbertfalvaBudapest, Hungary
4th Marchマッピングパーティーin泉大津Izumiotsu, Japan
7th MarchMapRoulette Monthly Community Meeting
8th March8. Virtueller OpenStreetMap Stammtisch ÖsterreichStainach-Pürgg, Styria, Austria
8th MarchOSM Utah Monthly Map NightSalt Lake City, Utah, United States
9th MarchMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
10th MarchOSM-Stammtisch @Init7Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland
14th MarchSouth Bay Map NightSan Jose, California, United States
18th MarchRéunion du groupe local de ToulouseToulouse, Occitania, France
21st March161. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
28th MarchSouth Bay Map NightSan Jose, California, United States
4th AprilMapRoulette Monthly Community Meeting
11th AprilOSM-StammtischZurich, Zurich, Switzerland
11th AprilMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
12th AprilOSM Utah Monthly Map NightSalt Lake City, Utah, United States
13th–15th AprilFOSSASIASingapore
15th AprilRéunion du groupe local de ToulouseToulouse, Occitania, France
18th April162. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
2nd MayMapRoulette Monthly Community Meeting
10th MayOSM Utah Monthly Map NightSalt Lake City, Utah, United States
10th MayMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
11th MayOSM-StammtischZurich, Zurich, Switzerland
16th May163. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
20th MayRéunion du groupe local de ToulouseToulouse, Occitania, France
6th JuneMapRoulette Monthly Community Meeting
8th JuneMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
14th JuneOSM Utah Monthly Map NightSalt Lake City, Utah, United States
17th JuneRéunion du groupe local de ToulouseToulouse, Occitania, France
20th June164. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
26th June–2nd JulyFOSS4GPrizren, Kosovo
11th JulyOSM-StammtischZurich, Zurich, Switzerland
11th JulyMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
18th July165. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
9th AugustMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
11th AugustOSM-StammtischZurich, Zurich, Switzerland
15th August166. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
11th SeptemberOSM-StammtischZurich, Zurich, Switzerland
14th SeptemberMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
19th September167. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
10th OctoberMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
11th OctoberOSM-StammtischZurich, Zurich, Switzerland
17th October168. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
8th NovemberMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
21st November169. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
1st–3rd DecemberState of the Map Africa 2023Yaoundé, Centre, Cameroon
14th DecemberMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany
19th December170. Treffen des OSM-Stammtisches Bonn
9th JanuaryMünchner OSM-TreffenMunich, Bavaria, Germany