[openBmap] Some news: OSM, stats, Dependencies missing, D-bus GSM location prototype, hard drive failure

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 00:02:23 CEST 2009

keep up the good work!

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 11:09 PM, Onen<onen.om at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> work keeps going, and I received suggestions from users. Keep going, at
> least, they get written down on my ToDo list ;-)
> Here some news about the project:
> * thanks to spaetz support, we have replaced the big G maps by
> openstreetmap!
> http://realtimeblog.free.fr/with_osm.php
> * thanks to Risto H. Kurppa, for helping finding out a bug on the
> package in om2009 about dependencies missing. This has been now fixed
> (thanks mrmoku), and the fix should propagate to all the distributions
> in the next days (thanks Stefan).
> * We now have basic stats:
> http://realtimeblog.free.fr/logins_stats.php
> * I did a prototype of a D-bus service on the phone, which uses the
> database locally. If anyone is interested in building a service which
> needs GSM positioning, contact me. As I said, it is a prototype, but it
> works, and could be used.
> * We experience a hard drive failure at the moment. Nick is working hard
> on this. Please be patient. The website will get updated as soon as the
> service is back to normal.
> * As it has been said on a previous thread by others, opencellid data
> have been imported in our database.
> Why did we import it? We think the data from oci could be
> of better quality with some additions. So far, we could not get an
> agreement about this from Thomas. So we still aim at people logging
> through obm for better quality. But to propose right now the best
> coverage to our users, we use oci data too, where no obm data is
> available. But the idea is to replace it with obm data with time, as it
> comes in.
> Again thanks to all the people who helped us, and for the nice comments.
>  And of course, thanks to all the contributors!
> Onen
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