[OSGeoLive] OpenStreetMap Quickstart

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 02:22:50 PST 2019

Thanks Felicity,

I agree that this quickstart needs a volunteer to make a proper tutorial.

On 12/5/19 1:11 AM, Felicity Brand wrote:
> Hello all,
> During my work on the Quickstarts, a few things came up that I need to
> raise more broadly.
> The OSM Quickstart is not really a quickstart in the true sense.
> I notice that OSM is listed twice on the OSGeoLive Contents page [1].
> It's listed under the "Navigation and Maps" heading and then again
> under the "Data" heading. Is that intentional?
> "Navigation and Maps" instance links to the OSM overview page [2].
> "Data" instance links to the OSM Dataset overview page [3].
> Which is probably fine. My question is about the quickstart, which is
> linked to under the "Navigation and Maps" heading. [4]
> For the 13.1 docs-only release, we could consider removing this link,
> effectively "unpublishing" the OSM quickstart. I did do some work on
> the quickstart to make some minor changes [5], but it really needs to
> be tutorial style rather than a list of applications.
> So I just wanted to start this conversation to see what people think.
> [1] https://live.osgeo.org/en/overview/overview.html
> [2] https://live.osgeo.org/en/overview/osm_overview.html
> [3] https://live.osgeo.org/en/overview/osm_dataset_overview.html
> [4] https://live.osgeo.org/en/quickstart/osm_quickstart.html
> [5] https://github.com/OSGeo/OSGeoLive-doc/pull/569
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
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Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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