[talk-ph] OpenStreetBugs-like functionality is now on the main OSM website!

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Sat May 4 08:25:01 UTC 2013

BTW, here's the official blog post announcing this new feature:

And here's the wiki page explaining the feature:

If you're a map-app developer and you want your users to be able to add
their notes to the map, there's an API available:

If you want to suggest features or report bugs on the Notes feature itself,
the official Github repository for the OSM website is the place to go:

On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 7:12 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Some of you may know about OpenStreetBugs:
> http://openstreetbugs.schokokeks.org/?lat=14.6&lon=121.05&zoom=14
> It's a 3rd-party website where people can easily submit bug reports on the
> map. For example: "this building no longer exists". For mappers, it's also
> a quick way of placing notes and things to do in case you don't have time
> right now to do some map editing.
> Many OSM developers have been hard at work in bringing OpenStreetBugs'
> functionality to the OSM website and they have now put it up live! The
> feature is now called Notes.
> Here's an example of a note: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?note=175
> You can add a note by zooming into an area then clicking the "Add a note"
> link on the bottom-right corner of the map.
> You can view all the notes on the map by hovering your mouse pointer over
> the layer selector on the top-right corner of the map and then ticking the
> "Browse Notes" checkbox.
> Unfortunately (or fortunately?) all the data from OpenStreetBugs was not
> (yet?) imported into the main OSM website.
> Have fun adding notes!
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