Did you know there's lots of #OSM Telegram channels?
This seems to have really touched a nerve with some people...
I just did some mapping by taking photos of shops on my phone, which will store geotags, loading them in JOSM and mapping from that. It's been a while since I've done that old school way, and it was quite productive.
I wish my phone stored orientation/direction the photo was taken in, like mapillary does.
This year's #OpenStreetMap Foundation board elections has a new twist, there'll be a new way to ask candidates questions. They'll all be collated together and put to the candidates. I can see the pros and cons. It'll be interesting to see how it works out.
The annual #OpenStreetMap Foundation board elections.
Pristina, the capital of #Kosovo has adopted #OpenStreetMap as their official tourist map!
It can be tricky to use a website for adding details to #OpenStreetMap, since the site might be up, but the venue closed. Pubs & nightclubs usually have photos or posts on their Facebook or Twitter accounts, so you can confirm they are still active.
Amazon: we contribute edits in N America, UK and Germany
#OpenStreetMap meet up & workshop in #Dublin, Ireland.
#OpenStreetMap doesn't have rules about tagging (despite what the wiki says, tags don't need to voted on)
So if you want to spruce up the tagging of certain things, you need to talk to people who have already started mapping that thing and the lot of yous need to come to one a decision on how to tag that thing. The #OSM messaging system allow you to contact mappers.
Someone asks if #OpenStreetMap should use layers and split up planet.osm, and there's some good replies and explanations of the reasons why not to have layers (which I agree with) https://www.reddit.com/r/openstreetmap/comments/9rakm0/should_osm_use_layers_and_split_up_planetosm
It's that time of the year again! Explain PR-STV to #OpenStreetMap people.
The tagging of #LGBTQ venues in #OpenStreetMap could really do with improvement. A discussion is starting
Now this is an interesting new #OpenStreetMap QA tool: Osmoscope.
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