"maps2go" moves a map to a "to go" directory, allowing you to take a map on the road with the assurance that it will open (all of the geographic files will be available) when you get to your destination. GPLv3 license.
A gathering of the European OpenStreetMap communit, State of the Map Europe, took place in Karlsruhe, Germany in June. Hundreds of attendees met to discuss various aspect of the project. Ed Freyfogle details how OpenStreetMap (OSM) has come a long way.