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nominatim [2018/10/03 11:22]
Frank Nestel
nominatim [2019/07/17 07:53] (current)
Frank Nestel
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 ====== OpenStreetMap and Nominatim ====== ====== OpenStreetMap and Nominatim ======
  
-As Badgers ​relies on a political structure of the world to determine [[rules:​regions|played regions]], we rely on  [[https://​www.openstreetmap.org/​|OpenStreetmap data]] via the [[https://​nominatim.openstreetmap.org/​|Nominatim Services]]. ​+[[https://​www.badge-r-s.de/​|The location based game Badge(r)s]] ​relies on a political structure of the world to determine [[rules:​regions|played regions]], we rely on  [[https://​www.openstreetmap.org/​|OpenStreetmap data]] via the [[https://​nominatim.openstreetmap.org/​|Nominatim Services]]. ​
  
 This is a **great** free and public service and another sample what open source and crowd sourcing can accomplish. We consume their service but we make sure to play fair, i.e. throttle request frequency, cache the retrieved results etc. Beyond the requirements they state, we also shift of our badged update requests preferably to less busy times like (European) night and weekend. ​ This is a **great** free and public service and another sample what open source and crowd sourcing can accomplish. We consume their service but we make sure to play fair, i.e. throttle request frequency, cache the retrieved results etc. Beyond the requirements they state, we also shift of our badged update requests preferably to less busy times like (European) night and weekend. ​
  
-//Beyond friendly consumption ​Badgers ​also **contributes** back to OSM/​Nominatim,​ in form of corrections to OSM data and bug reports to Nominatim software on Github, quite a few of both being resolved by now and back in the public. Major agent but not only for this is [[user:​mega_chip|MegaChip]].+//Beyond friendly consumption ​Badge%%(r)%%s ​also **contributes** back to OSM/​Nominatim,​ in form of corrections to OSM data and bug reports to Nominatim software on Github, quite a few of both being resolved by now and back in the public. Major agent but not only for this is [[user:​mega_chip|MegaChip]].
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