FOSS4G hearts SoTM

A quiet bit of byplay is going on in the world of extreme geogeekery, as the State of the Map conference, the annual gathering of the OpenStreetMap community, decides where to host their 2010 event. The twist for this year is that an intrepid member of their spanish community has suggested hosting the event in Barcelona, to align with the FOSS4G 2010 event (either right before or right after). The OSM community decides on their site in early December – I’ll add my non-binding “ooooooooh, I hopehopehopehopehope they choose Barcelona!”