[HOT] LearnOSM updates - Mapathon guide for organisers, Quick Access links and HOT-tips for new mappers

Rebecca Firth rebecca.firth at hotosm.org
Mon Feb 13 19:56:43 UTC 2017

Thank you so much for the time and effort to make these updates! It's
fantastic to have all these resources in one place, and have proven
incredibly useful already :)

On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 6:41 AM, Katja Ulbert <katja.ulbert at hotosm.org>

> Congratulations to everybody involved:-) this is amazing and so very
> useful (just downloading the mapathon checklist!)
> Best
> Katja
> On 12/02/2017 18:58, Nick Allen wrote:
> Hi all,
> http://learnosm.org/en/ has had a few updates!
> My thanks to the whole team who have done such a great job on improving
> the site recently. It's a team effort with work by many people, who help to
> make it all happen. I'll mention a few names, and can only apologise to
> those I miss - the help, feedback and advice is terrific - please keep it
> up!
> *Technical updates* that now give us a dropdown list for the
> translations, a 'Quick access' list for those items we think will be
> helpful to new mappers, and colour changes for sections of the menu
> visited  (Michael Heißmeier).
> *Organising a mapathon* with downloadable checklists (Ralph Aytoun,
> Michael Heißmeier & others)
> A new section *'HOT-tips'*  aimed at helping new mappers get started
> using the Tasking Manager and iD editor. Validators may also find it useful
> if looking for a guide to link to when sending feedback. Sections include *tracing
> round buildings (*http://learnosm.org/en/hot-tips/tracing-round-buildings/
> *)*, tracing *rectangular buildings*, saving your work, copying and
> pasting etc.. Links are included to short training video's . (Many of the
> people in this list may not realise how influential their help and advice
> was in producing this section; Tyler Radford, Blake Girardot, Bryan Housel,
> Ralph Aytoun, Suzan Reed, Sam Colchester, Michael Heißmeier, John Whelan,
> Andrew Wiseman, Laura O'Grady & others).
> *Translations - a special thanks to the translators* who help to produce
> the guides within LearnOSM, but also make the iD editor, Tasking Manager &
> countless other guides and resources available throughout the world. It
> amazes me how diverse the languages are spread, with people throughout the
> world reading the site. If you would like to help with translations, please
> go to https://www.transifex.com and search for HOTOSM.
> New members of the team are always welcome and the only qualification
> needed is a willingness to help - feedback and advice is especially welcome!
> Regards
> Nick (Tallguy)
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