[Talk-us] Putting businesses on OSM with onosm.org

Alex Barth alex at mapbox.com
Wed Aug 21 17:28:17 UTC 2013


This is great.

- Right now if your business is already on there you're kinda falling
through the cracks.
- How are you thinking this should develop in the future? Direct editing on
OSM?


On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 12:46 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:

> At the Chicago Hack Weekend several months ago I started a project with
> the goal of making it easier for businesses to add themselves to the map.
>
> http://onosm.org/ is the result and I'd love to hear some feedback.
>
> A couple limitations right now:
> - If we can't geocode you, you can't participate. I'm trying to think of a
> way to let you past the first step if you know where to find yourself on
> the map.
>
> - The details I'm asking for are pretty barren. What else should I ask for?
>
> - My plan is to post all these details in an anonymous note via the notes
> API. It doesn't do that yet.
>
> - How should follow-up be handled? Should I ask for and include an e-mail
> address in the note?
>
> Let me know what you think!
> Ian
>
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