[HOT] Interested in Assisting Newbies to Help Map Japan?

Kate Chapman kate at maploser.com
Thu Mar 17 01:42:02 GMT 2011

Hi Dave,

I would suggest JOSM because of the use of so many types of WMS.

As far as what to map, roads and obstacles would probably be the easiest to start with.

It is easier to start people with mapping one or two features instead of a bunch.

Thanks for your help,


On Mar 16, 2011, at 4:22 PM, davespod <osmlists at dellams.fastmail.fm> wrote:

> Kate Chapman wrote
>> Is anyone interested in helping them along?  It was suggested making a
>> quick Youtube video (similar to what I did for Haiti:
>> http://www.youtube.com/wonderchook#p/a/u/2/D6pBBK1SHh0).  I just don't
>> have any bandwidth to take this on at the moment.
> Sorry, I posted a reply on talk, but forgot to copy in this list.
> I would be happy to create a video, but would need some guidance on what to
> cover, as I am not sure what the priorities are or what you would want these
> volunteers to do. Specifically my questions would be:
> Which editor?
> Which imagery
> What to map? Roads? Buildings?
> Cheers
> David
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