[OSM-talk-ie] Talk-ie NooB says hello

Rory McCann rory at technomancy.org
Thu Jun 5 16:39:17 BST 2008


Hiya!

Great to have you on board. If you find JOSM a bit complicated, there's 
also Potlatch a simple flash editor. Just zoom in on an area and press 
the Edit button on the main www.openstreetmap.org map. I actually prefer 
potlatch for a lot of things. :)

Rory

baitboat dude wrote:
> Just to say Hi.
>  
> I’m based in Dublin Templeogue area, joined up recently.
>  
> Not familiar with JOSM at all.
> Been using GPS for several years on marine nav instruments, also readymade car nav.
> Am familiar with making Lowrance maps, using GPSMapedit.
> Also use OziExplorer in PC and CE versions
> But new to Ozi ….. can use it fine, but not familiar with all the bells and whistles at this point.
> The Ozi CE version runs on a Fujitsu-Siemens Loox N560.
> Am compiling depth contours of Irish lakes I fish for making bathymetric maps. Use DrDepth for collecting the sonar depth and GPS locations while on the water.
> Here is some of what I’ve been doing so far:  http://www.greenhobbymodel.com/floattubeireland/making_fishing_maps.html
>  
> I never bothered saving tracks before, but after reading up on Openstreetmap activities have done so from start of last month. 
> Mainly of smaller roads around fishing lakes, in “holes between” national roads, so they might be new traces to the Openstreetmap.
> But as yet I wouldn’t have a notion about translating into JOSM, and adding to the database.
>  
> Will have to lurk, and read, and lurk and study for a while.
>  
> Cheers
> 
> 
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