Search interesting materials

Monday, August 24, 2009

Comments to discuss

Maps vs. map data: appropriately drawing the lines between public and private

Comment by Anonymous:

OSM is a good effort, but it's license is flawed. It should be a pure public domain license, and it is not - they selected CC-by-SA. To their credit, they have been discussing this fascinating issue on their website. (See

The other issue is that their data is still not good enough - it will take some time to get there, but throwing money is not the solution. users / volunteers will do a better job here!

Re: Survey of India / GOI The GOI continues to view Maps data as a strategic asset, important from the defense perspective - and hence restricted. That makes it much harder for the survey to be open about high resolution data, and compete in this space.

Improving wireless bandwidth

Comment by satya:

I have been a customer Sify--->Bsnl--->Tata Wimax ---> Airtel

Tata Wimax was good for the line of sight solutions they are offering , there customer care was pathetic, switched to Airtel on first instance Airtel got into our colony.

Still i am waiting for something like, even with 1:4 ratio tariff plans looks unbelievable.Still havent got a feedback about there Network and Support.

Grassroots strategy for mobile phone based payments, sighted in Africa

Comment by Bipin Preet Singh:

Hi, We are working towards something similar with our mobikwik balance. Please check it out at

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please note: Comments are moderated. Only civilised conversation is permitted on this blog. Criticism is perfectly okay; uncivilised language is not. We delete any comment which is spam, has personal attacks against anyone, or uses foul language. We delete any comment which does not contribute to the intellectual discussion about the blog article in question.

LaTeX mathematics works. This means that if you want to say $10 you have to say \$10.