First contribution 😁
@toro yay helping!
@toro join your local OSM Telegram group. They may help you with organising a club.
@nur Ohh I didn't know there are OSM Telegram groups! Do you know how I can find one?
@toro umm. Sure . Just tell me where do you live
@nur 😂 There isn't a page somewhere like on the Wiki?
@nur ...Interesting Does USA not have one?
Is it okay to just mark houses using Point..? There's so many, drawing the area shape for each doesn't seem worth it for now. #OpenStreetMap
@toro It'd be better if you can draw those shapes. Points aren't really ideal for denoting houses.
@dhanesh95 Okie dokie! Thank you!
Wait till you discover JOSM with the BuildingTools plugin
@aeroplain What's that?
Prepare to have your life changed.
@aeroplain Oh my gosh... EASY RECTANGLES
@toro Have you tried Mapillary or OpenStreetCam? There might be some imagery there?
If not, you can always physically go there, take your own Mapillary/OSC photos or write things down, and just map that way
@rory Ohh, I haven't heard of those! Thank you
@toro We've had this discussion in our community, and the consensus is that it's okay. We'd rather have nodes than badly traced buildings.
@GOwin That's good to know! It's been getting difficult keeping the motivation to draw accurate boxes (lol)
@toro There many good (and bad) reasons to use JOSM 😜 . Drawing building footprints with the buildings plugin makes this easy-peasy.
@GOwin That sounds awesome 😍 Once I figure out how to get it to start I'd probably use it all the time
@GOwin thank you!!
@toro Yes. With buildings, you can also specify the number of storeys, elevation and entrance gate. That's pretty cool IMO.
@dhanesh95 So cool!
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