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Time to say good bye :-(

This is a sad moment. OpenStreetBrowser is no more. Unfortunately I have to admit, that my time is limited and that I can't support it any longer. Main reason is, that I now have two adorable children which use up most of my leisure time. Also, my last attempt to save OpenStreetBrowser didn't work out (the category system didn't work for the last 7 months or longer) - it was not performant enough. The code base is a big mess, with having tried many different approaches - better not look at it :-) Also it cost me quite some money, as I'd rented a powerful server.

What's really sad, that now I even can't continue rendering the background tiles of OpenStreetBrowser (which were actually used by other apps). Sorry! The new server is very limited in disk space and RAM, there's no way to continue rendering. If you'd like to restart rendering these tiles: MapCSS code (example tiles). It needs Mapnik and the render library pgmapcss, which I developed.

At some point it's better to just get rid of legacy projects, to take the burden off your shoulders so you can start new projects. Right now I'm helping out at twig.js and umap.

And you never know, maybe some day in the future there'll be a map at this URL again :-)

greetings,
Stephan Bösch-Plepelits

PS: Thanks for all your positive feedback during the last years!

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To sad, I really liked the browser for it's feature to display very detailed POI infos and to show whats possible with open data. I understand that it's an hard decision, but hope you will get some more time to take a breath and a less stressing future :-)

It seems that your situation is similar to mine when I decided to shut down OpenLinkMap some weeks ago: https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2016-January/075420.html.

Trying to access openlinkmap to show a friend how powerfull is the osm base I discovered it has been ended. "no matter" I told him : "have a look to openstreetbrowser !". Arghhh...
I understand the reasons, but I regret. I'm a very regular contributor of the map but not a developper, so I need all that Tools to contribute or exploit the data. I hope someone will be able to continue your work....
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Hey,

I'm so sorry to hear that you have to close openstreetbrowser but I guess a new adventure is waiting you after this one so no worries. We'r all sad about that but thanks again for what've done for the community,

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Hey,

I'm so sorry to hear that you have to close openstreetbrowser but I guess a new adventure is waiting you after this one so no worries. We'r all sad about that but thanks again for what've done for the community,

Cheerz,
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