Making Who’s On First more accessible
Shapefiles improve accessibility to the Who’s On First gazetteer for GIS users for a core set of standard place response properties, and discussion of making simple edits, bulk imports, and knowledge sharing in our community.
This is a blog post by nvkelso. It was published on May 31, 2023 and tagged shapefile, download, whosonfirst, wof and data.
Proposed change to the Who’s On First data license
Who’s On First is becoming a Linux Foundation project and proposes to change to the Community Data License Agreement – Permissive, Version 1.0 data license
This is a blog post by nvkelso. It was published on August 21, 2018 and tagged whosonfirst, wof, license, linuxfoundation and cdla.
Statoids, Mesoshapes, and Who’s On First
Check out our recent additions to the Who’s On First gazetteer, including our partnership with Statoids!
This is a blog post by stepps00 and nvkelso. It was published on September 19, 2017 and tagged whosonfirst and data.
Improving county coverage in Who’s On First
We’ve doubled the number of counties in Who’s On First by adding data sources and introducing mesoshapes to fill the gaps
This is a blog post by stepps00, nvkelso and martin-gamache. It was published on December 08, 2016 and tagged WOF, county, whosonfirst, data, mesoshapes and Who’s On First.
Who’s On First
Mapzen is building a gazetteer of places. Not quite all the places in the world but a whole lot of them and, we hope, the kinds of places that we mostly share in common. You might want to get a cup of coffee or maybe a drink if you’ve been thinking about this sort of thing for as long as we have (or maybe longer).
This is a blog post by thisisaaronland and nvkelso. It was published on August 18, 2015 and tagged whosonfirst.