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Render as layers

We want to support many layers of the map and render them separately. we want to be able to combine layers and have masks for doing that.

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Be able to talk about this site on mailing list

I was just warned for discussing this site on the mailing list. I cannot belive that it would go against some rules to talk about improving OSM. we should be able to discuss alternative ideas for OSM on the mailing list.

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Need a forum and wiki that encompasses all open map projects

There are many different open map projects (including different databases, database servers, renderers and editors). Currently the forums are fragmented between OSM talk and osm-fork google group. To foster better cooperation, it would be better to have a common forum to discuss general issues. Project specific issues should continue in existing channels. Moderation should be community lead and follow the maximum about ...more »

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View Changes in an area

We want to view the changes in an area, like the itoworld tool does, but as a central part of the system. http://www.itoworld.com/static/openstreetmap_tools/osm_mapper.html we need to be able to subscribe to the changes as a georss feed

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OSM Shema as RDF/OWL

Using semantic web to describe the structure of the tags. Include reasoning engine to evaluate properties. see also linkedgeodata.org and schematroll and other schema tools

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Sort the planet file geographically

The OSM planet file is sorted by ID, this makes processing it cumbersom because you need to load in all the ids to know what id is in what geographic location. it would be better to sort the file by geographic location. my idea was to use a geohash as a sorting mechanism. or to use some block system. in any case some sorting would be great.

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we need a simple and fast Changeset browser

we need a simple and fast CS browser web app that we can page through and review the changes and rate them. we want to see all the CS in a area. See if there are deletes or modifications. See if they are modifying or deleting other peoples work. this should be mostly done in openlayers and javascript. with a simple ajax API to the backend The app would be able to 1. flag changesets for revert. 2. flag users for separation/deletion ...more »

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host the CC-by-sa data that will be deleted

capture the data that will be deleted and make sure that the maps will be able to be used in the future.

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Review of deletion history

people will want to easily and graphically review the deletion history of the edits and rescue deleted data.

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people are going to want to host their own layers

People are going to want to host thier own osm layers using osm technology. they are going to want to have control over the license, the users the edits and the rendering of the data. they are going to want to import layers of data and maintain them separately. these layers will be shared under certain terms with other people, and edits to them can be suggested. They will want to be able to publish tiles or subsets of ...more »

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setup an ideascale alternative

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people want tools to manage merging and comparing

People want tools for merging and comparing layers. they will want to see differences and approve them.

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