wilpin has commented on the following diary entries
|House Numbers||almost 7 years ago||
If you mean addresses being shown on your Garmin, this can only be achieved if the addresses are attached to a POI ; make sure the POI type is included in your TYP file.
|new GPS for me||over 7 years ago||
Batteries on Etrex should last you between 10 to 15 hrs; just be careful: the rubber ring might come off when it's really hot; it's a great tool; have just changed mine after 3 yrs of almost daily use - screen can get scratched too.
|Bicycle=yes; foot=yes||over 7 years ago||
I agree, sounds like over-zealous tagging; common sense prevails
|Change OSM appearance on Garmin Etrex Vista HCx||about 8 years ago||
There is a Mapnik look alike type created by a Frenchman.
|How to transfer a osm Map onto my GPS ?||about 8 years ago||
I had similar problems when I started some time ago;
I take no credit for this but hope it helps.
|Fun with asking for directions in Romania||about 8 years ago||
sensible answers; I must remember this when asked for directions, next time...
|This Site is really sucking||about 8 years ago||
You can also get a quick idea of what it will look like using osmchecker at
|Drawing houses||about 8 years ago||
Quite impressive; you may want to add names to several residential highways
|Got harassed by Ugandan Police for OSM work||about 8 years ago||
a sobering experience
|A plea for accuracy||about 8 years ago||
another bone of contention is 'tracks' without tracktypes...
|OpenOrienteeringMap||over 8 years ago||
Woods and forests don't seem to be rendered; any reason why not?
|obtaining GPS points||over 8 years ago||
when exporting an area you are given the minlong/maxlong & minlat/maxlat values to calculate all mousemove coordinates within the box.
|A sandbox?||over 8 years ago||
you could try osmchecker beta.
|Okay||over 8 years ago||
you could download the xml of a area and check for the capacity tag.
|hiking trail not appearing while another one is||over 8 years ago||
seems to be working
will not be rendered.
|Merge, split, delete, new, argh~!||over 8 years ago||
Your bridge won't show up
|From Mysore||over 8 years ago||
Don't be fooled by Keepright spotting all the 'errors' -there seem to be at least 34 unrendered areas ,some of which you may wish to address.
|Centenario de la Real Sociedad en OSM||over 8 years ago||
El 'tags cabinas de venta de entradas y las puertas no se reconocen - no se mostrará en Mapnick pero podría aparecer como PDI en Garmin cuando se envían.
(traducido utilizando Babel)
|More Tivvy!||over 8 years ago||
I like the amenities:bandstand; hope that works.
|Using relations for landuses and other areas||over 8 years ago||
FYI area http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/40897301 is not linked properly