[HOT] Validating by Username

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 01:49:40 UTC 2017

You need JOSM for validating anyway so if you're using JOSM then you can
simply search for everything and it will give you the mappers name.  iD
will not pick out the crossing ways and duplicate nodes etc.

Have you read through


When validating building projects use a search for building to highlight
them.  Makes it much easier to spot missing ones.

Other techniques are get your mappers to map at the top say left tile.
That way a validator can check their work even if they don't complete a

Have fun any questions bug me directly.

Cheerio John

On 1 February 2017 at 20:33, noah ahles <noah.ahles at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I started a HOT club at the University of Vermont and we'd like to start
> validating real time (or as close to real time as possible) at mapathons to
> make sure people are editing to the best of their ability. We'd also like
> to set up geomentoring relationships to pair club members with new mappers
> so we can look over their work and message them with constructive feedback.
> Is there a tool within ID Editor or JOSM for us to be able to look over
> edits by username during the validation process?
> Thanks,
> Noah
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