deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 08:34:08 GMT 2009
2009/12/18 Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 4:29 PM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>
>> While it's a noble pursuit to help a specific demographic I think it's
>> important not to exclude others in the process, most areas I've lived
>> in in the last 12 months have no NearMap coverage, there is some
>> coverage with the Qld property boundary data, that doesn't help in
>> northern NSW, where GPS traces is almost the only way to accurately
>> import ways and POIs etc.
> Sure. The editor experience in a nearmap enabled area is completely
> different though. I don't even have a GPS and I've already made a large
> number of edits. The front page almost needs to ask the question upfront -
> do you live in one of the following areas - then guide them as appropriate.
This is a documentation issue, not a viewing issue, the OSM website is
a bit disjointed, once a local entity is sorted out I'm planning to
get a localised a website setup and from there we can start to
implement our own idea on how to introduce people into OSM.
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