[OSM-talk] More stuff on begginners page

tim chippy2005 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 16:08:06 BST 2007

Good stuff, we often don't realise how much of a hurdle it can be for newbies.

It must be said, however, that the beginners pages are on a wiki, so
feel free to get a wiki account, log in, and edit!

However, even learning how to edit a wiki was (for me) almost on par
with learning how to get started with osm!! ...


On 7/23/07, Brent Easton <b.easton at exemail.com.au> wrote:
> As an OSM newbie, there are a few things I think should be on the 'Beginners' info pages. This info is all available elsewhere, but I found it hard work to track it down when it should be available right up front.
>  - How to create a User's page and add categories so that I appeared in the 'Users in Australia' list.
>  - A link to the Talk email lists.
>  - On the Render page, a clearer discussion of the difference between mapnik, tiles at home and osmarender. Just a paragraph would do.
> Cheers,
> Brent.
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