[HOT] [OSM-talk] The JOSM plug-in you might not know you love yet - GeoChat

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu Dec 4 21:30:01 UTC 2014


Geochat seems like it could be useful...seems like this could be something
that should be in JOSM and iD as core functionality.

On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 8:17 AM, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am always late to the party, but I just discovered the GeoChat plugin.
> It's brilliant. If you use JOSM, you want the GeoChat plug in. Then you
> want to ask in the irc channel or on the Mumble server for someone to come
> and look at something you are mapping. Then just watch as people show up*
> to your spot to look. Move around and follow each other to other parts of
> the map if you wondered about something near by. Explore and adventure
> where you are mapping with friends or just other mappers.
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> Want to show a friend or colleague around where you are mapping and what
> your mapping looks like or evaluate the imagery with someone? GeoChat is a
> perfect way to do that.
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> Why not get an expert tour or advice with experienced mappers who know the
> area and land and can take you on a GeoChat tour of an area explaining the
> mapping in the area. This could also be done via presentations where a live
> GeoChat evaluation/training goes on.
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> I look forward to seeing more of you on the ground with GeoChat.
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> Cheers, Blake
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> *IRC response times can be slow sometimes so hang out as long as you can,
> hopefully it happens pretty fast. You can ask if here is anyone around in
> irc that could take a look so you know someone is coming.
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