[HOT] Where to start?

Kate Chapman kate.chapman at hotosm.org
Sat Oct 18 17:36:43 UTC 2014


Hi John,

Even though you are an experienced mapper perhaps start with a beginner
task. It is harder to identify feature of places you have never been though
really it is just a matter of practice.

Best,

Kate
On Oct 18, 2014 10:23 AM, "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've picked up a task,
> 699 - Ebola Outbreak, ETC Locations Context - Experienced Mappers Only so
> started up JOSM and imaged with Bing, the square I'm looking at looks as if
> the basic road network is in already and many of the buildings are in as
> well.  I can see a need for tags but short of being on the ground I can't
> think of a way to find out the information.
>
> Perhaps I'll try another task.
>
> Thanks John
>
> On 18 October 2014 13:07, Kate Chapman <kate.chapman at hotosm.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi John,
>>
>> Have you taken a look at the Tasking Managner? http://tasks.hotosm.org/
>>
>> If you login there with your OSM account you'll see instructions for
>> various tasks. You can then pick one it checkout an area to work on.
>>
>> Does that make sense?
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> -Kate
>>
>> On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 10:03 AM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Probably sounds dumb but I'll ask the question anyway.  I'm a fairly
>>> experienced OSM mapper mainly doing CANVEC imports and tagging details
>>> working in JOSM so if I have have a bit of time available where is the most
>>> appropriate place to start thinking in terms of CANVEC isn't available so
>>> the process will be different, so where/how do you suggest I start?
>>>
>>> Thanks John
>>>
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