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(I mean, TBF doesn't really deprecate data formats much. 🤪🤪 Which has advantages and disadvantages)

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I like the approach where you deprecate things by getting everyone to change, rather than passing a diktat.

RT @DRMacIver@twitter.com

@jeanqasaur@twitter.com Reminds me of a google-internal joke. "There are two ways to do anything: The deprecated way and the way that doesn't work yet."

🐦🔗: twitter.com/DRMacIver/status/1

OpenStreetMap is way more queer than outsiders think. 🏳️‍🌈🗺️🔎

Ignore the naysayers. 😁

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I should do more hacking around showing queer OpenStreetMap stuff.

RT @lalonde@twitter.com

My Twitter profile says “Hacker | Queer | OpenStreetMap” and I am to make this account the mix of them all!

🐦🔗: twitter.com/lalonde/status/156

It's not just TBF. In Ireland, we thought townlands etc. would be all logical and and sensible, but we found real world exceptions to our presumed rules.

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Oops. Always be careful when making presumptions about the size of data.

OSMers are so busy mapping the world that they'll push past your assumptions soon enough. 😂🙂 🗺️🔎

RT @geofabrik@twitter.com

Some of our free shape files on download.geofabrik.de were tripped up by the unexpected appearance of openstreetmap.org/node/1000000 (DBF field width for osm_id: 10)... fix being deployed.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/geofabrik/status/1

The reality in , you'll meet thousands of people from all parts of the world, from all walks of life, and be supported and (mostly 🤪) helped doing this cool and bonkers thing of mapping the world and somehow make this weird thing “work”

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This image is grossly misleading. It implies OSMers decend into the lava alone.

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(part of the lava is those who don't like my non professional social media posts. but self deprecating gallows humour is my style!)

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If there was (one) giant book on how to interpret OpenStreetMap tags that would actually be 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗯𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗻𝗼𝘄... 😂😂😂

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“How to interpret OpenStreetMap tags.”

RT @madzadev@twitter.com

Give this book a coding-related title 👨‍💻👩‍💻

🐦🔗: twitter.com/madzadev/status/15

Some mapping tasks if you want to help people in .

RT @openmapping_ap@twitter.com

Around 30 million people and 1 million houses have been affected by the recent in .

Support our project on the Tasking Manager to assist disaster response & humanitarian relief efforts!

See project 👇
tiny.cc/pakdrm

🐦🔗: twitter.com/openmapping_ap/sta

My plan to “just turn changeset tags into a CSV file” (or TSV) has hit the problem that the OSMers have put all sorts of characters & data in there, and simple approaches result in invalid file formats! 🤣🤬

RT @OSM_Tech@twitter.com

What should 's slogan be? @firefishy1@twitter.com try: To be the best map data; current, relevant and completely Open. ❓🌍🏆👆

🐦🔗: twitter.com/OSM_Tech/status/15

Security TayTay says “Map on

RT @SwiftOnSecurity@twitter.com

ProTip: If delivery people are always having problems getting to your place you might need to do some scouting on OpenStreetMap, which is the dataset that powers a lot of routing software. A street was incorrectly marked one-way near me and I fixed it now people don't get lost 💁‍♀️

🐦🔗: twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurity/st

Around 2020, @osm_ie@twitter.com started mapping all the buildings in Ireland. You can see the uptick in non-building=yes items, making higher quality.

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