[Talk-in] Hello

Arun Maharajan arun.maharajan at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 05:32:23 UTC 2016


Got it. Thanks a lot.

Since I am new to this, if I may ask, apart from the data available in google maps, what kind of data is truly valuable and where OpenStreetMaps truly can make a difference? The question is for both the common man and for organisations.

> On 09-Feb-2016, at 10:47, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:41 AM, Arun Maharajan <arun.maharajan at gmail.com <mailto:arun.maharajan at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hey Arun,
> 
> Thanks for the info. This could be useful actually.
> Once i create my POI map, I can use Overpass to query them out and share the query results with the world. 
> Am I correct?
> 
> Absolutely!
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> Is there any trick to keep track of those places which I tag? Say can I use a tag with my name on it or some keyword on it which will uniquely only be mine? 
> 
> Every feature you modify will automatically capture your username in the metadata, so there is no need for you to add anything extra. In Overpass Turbo, click wizard and try `user:your_username shop=convenience` to match all grocery stores that you added.
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