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I am a professional. I was writing a little script.

I got my latitude & longitude mixed up. 🤦

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Libre Lounge @librelounge has nice on Libre matters, in particular a series on , starting with "What is Federation" and then digging into it with a "Part 1 / 2 / 3" set: librelounge.org/archive/.

Y'know there isn't any English language .... 🤔 🤔 🤔

I wonder if it's worth setting up de.osm.town for language talk? I could spin up a new mastodon instance there. Thoughts?

( I have osm.town and i can point de.osm.town (or any other one) anywhere. Feel free to DM me. )

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A particularly nasty variant of armchair mapping: "Mapping from the newspapers".

When the local media announces changes that have been recently voted by local councils, some enthusiasts reflect those in OSM… sometimes years before they are effective.

Streets changing names, extension of pedestrian plazas, mergers between large firms, speed limits…

Possible mitigation: use the "note" key to add a short warning.

#OpenStreetMap

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Does anybody know a blog post or other info on what the absolute minimum information required on a German website would be to satisfy #GDPR / #TMG reqs if you don't store ip #logs, #cookies, etc.?

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Arghhhh… I'm getting a bit mad seeing Grab*Geostar mapper(s) overwriting ground truth with undisclosed data.

A certain highway can carry another (nick)name. However, I'm sticking with what is displayed on the street sign. Golden rules and all that — at least you're not making things up.

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"OSM is super easy, just create an accound and start editing the map!"

I’m not a huge fan of promoting OSM this way.

I love improving the map to add more and more details about my city. It’s much less fun to have to use undelete tools or dig through history to restore mistakes by careless newbies.

I agree that protecting some objects against changes or peer certification will deter new people from joining. But I’d like to hear thoughts about how to protect the map against such edits.

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In #OpenStreetMap , users (including anonymous ones) often use notes to leave feedback about map features. I try to initiate conversation with note contributors, and there are many who would respond back. It's heartening to see note contributors starting to map features themselves, after a engaging them positively through notes.

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Is there an iPhone app that makes the same as #StreetComplete? I'd like to join the fun too, but with my second-class phone.

#OpenStreetMap #OSM @openstreetmap

I'm going to ! Bought my ticket. It's my first cccamp. I'm looking forward to it. Anyone else going? 🙂

In 2009 a woman (co-)won the Nobel Prize in economics for study in how ' can work. I wonder how (if at all) that could apply to the likes of

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elinor_O

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Academic paper ahead:

Corporate Editors in the Evolving Landscape of , published on 18 May 2019

mdpi.com/2220-9964/8/5/232/htm

Thought: is a . There is one (map) database. It doesn't belong to one person.

If you dump rubbish into the common database, people have a right to get annoyed at you.

I find the cartography of OpenTopoMap pretty good.

opentopomap.org/

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Is there any #Firefox addon that forwards Google Maps links/embeds to @openstreetmap counterparts, like the ones for YouTube and Invidious? Thanks.

#OpenStreetMap

I'm tempted to go to the Chaos Communications Camp this year... 🤔 I've never been. I've been to CC Congress a few times (but can't go regularly).

Anyone else thinking of going?

I, for one, am wondering what new map will have in the polar regions!

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