[OSM-talk] OSM registrations by County
baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Jul 30 13:57:33 UTC 2016
On Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 7:24 AM, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
> The self-declared location data in the profile is currently not public
> outside of the display on the map in the profile view of the accounts, all
> statistics from Pascal Neis, many others and myself use changeset data
> (typically the first changeset) to determine "where" a mapper belongs to.
> But as a consequence these are all people that have actually already mapped.
> You should be able to get a rough number from
You may want to use the "Main Activity Center" layer, that was the only
layer in which I could find my own icon in a reasonably accurate location.
Just testing things out (helps that there are very few people with 2000+
changesets), here's what I found:
Real location: Tulsa's Delaware district (vicinity of the bridge between
Tulsa and Jenks).
Map Activity Center: About a block from the eastbound Yale Avenue exit in
midtown Tulsa, a mile south of Expo Square (not a bad guess, I do spend a
lot of time at the water park there).
Activity center (past 6 months): 2nd and Detroit, Blue Dome District, a few
blocks from the center of the universe.
First Node Created: Near 24th and State in Salem, Oregon.
First Node Created (6 months): Honestly couldn't find myself anywhere
Last Node: At least this one's back in-state again, but at Wyandotte and
Harold Andrews Boulevard in Locust Grove, not even the same county.
Last Node (6 months): same spot
/Unrelated, looking at http://resultmaps.neis-one.org/osm-notes, had the
sudden revelation that I've singlehandedly accounted for somewhere in the
ballpark of 1 in 3 open notes in the US...yes, I am catching up on mapping
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