[Talk-GB] Suburbs in London/Brum - big edits

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Thu Nov 20 07:52:54 UTC 2014

On 20/11/14 04:43, Marc Gemis wrote:
> I just had a discussion with a new mapper in Belgium. He has local
> knowledge. How does he know which rules he has to follow ? Is there a
> pop-up in the iD editor telling him that he has to contact the Belgian
> mappers to get learn about which rules he has to follow ? No. He just
> starts using the editor. With some luck, he might read the wiki, and
> find out about the Belgian mailing list. 
> If not, he might make a few discussable edits. Depending on who picks
> them up, he might be scared away by their reaction.
> I'm not saying the wiki is the best place to keep local rules, but
> keeping them in the mind of the local mappers is not better. I see no
> solution for this at the moment.

Linking to local help is what is missing ... although the list of other
local mappers on your profile is one place where I would like to see
that particular link included!

Lester Caine - G8HFL
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