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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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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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people are going to want to contribute in PD (separate layers)

People will want to have a public domain OSM layer for only PD data, it will be separate from the CC-BY-SA layer etc and will have rules for when data is promoted (tainted) to a different license. We will want to possibly have versions of the objects if someone copies them into a different license and changes them to track branches of objects.

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Hardware Spending

We need

* Internet Servers

* Bandwidth

* Data Storage

for the hosting of the central coordination system. For the ability to manage a part of the map and include mode. We dont need to be able to store all layers and all tiles on the server, but need the capacity to process a part of it and distribute the load.

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