How do you keep track of new OSM users who live nearby? Do you automatically get notified if someone’s home location is changed to within 20km of yours, or do you just regularly check your “nearby users” page?
(I don’t want to be duplicating effort, so would like to know if new people appear!)
Login on the www server and go to your user page → my settings. Add a marker to the map that is shown there to indicate your location. Go back to your main user page to see the 10 closest mappers around you.
No, that’s not possible at the moment.
Please add a ticket on the trac site to request this.