[HOT] Where to start?

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 18:01:49 UTC 2014


I had a look at a couple of those, drop roads in, even looking at those I
get the impression that most roads/tracks had been input or at least all
the ones I could see although the tiles were not marked completed.

I'll have a look at the tasks towards the end perhaps I can find a bit of
blank map there.

Thanks John

On 18 October 2014 13:36, Kate Chapman <kate.chapman at hotosm.org> wrote:

> 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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