[HOT] recording damage

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 09:16:28 BST 2010

cool, one of my aims for having all main tags listed in an open acess
spreadsheet is to be able to list all of the available varients of
icons, organized by style theme.
So the best way to proceed would be t make a simple spreadsheet, and
list the columns
-tag render descriptin
-mapnik icon - png (incerted image)
-option2 icon png (inverted image)
-option3 icon png
-url link to svg file download
-maxzoom level
-minzoom level

Once that is done, i can go into the chart and add a new column for
'Tag Theme Category', but that wont be for another month until im
finished sorting the other datasets map features.

Unfortunatly i dont know a way t autmateit, but furtunatly it's only
200 or so icons that need to be made. .... and we can croud-source the
fine detais.


On 9/24/10, Chris Blow <cgblow at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> is anyone working on icons for the taxonomy?
> I do not see any at all here:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Tags/Humanitarian_Data_Model
> So presumably the defaults from the main features page are being used?
> I worked on some custom icons for the Ushahidi Haiti taxonomy:
> http://unthinkingly.github.com/ushahidi-haiti-icons
> I would like to expand these to align with the HOT data model.
> My experience with creating a bunch of icons by hand has been a bit tedious,
> so I think the best way to proceed would be to A) do more custom vector
> design work and the B) write a script to generate completed, standardized
> icons using those vectors (with customizations to the
> border/background/color/size etc.) Ultimately I want a large, beautiful icon
> set that can be customized to work well with various basemaps and
> cartographic themes. As far as I am aware, many icons already exist, but
> they are inappropriate, ugly, or inflexible -- and even if we just used
> those there is not a library for scripting the generation of customized
> icons.
> I would appreciate advice on how to best proceed.
> gratefully,
> c
> On Sep 24, 2010, at 5:52 PM, Shoaib Burq wrote:
>> besides xsl there are "blank" shapefiles too. Also there are 2 versions of
>> UNSDIT: Light and Comprehensive
>> maybe start with light?
>> http://www.logcluster.org/tools/mapcentre/unsdi/unsdi-t-v2.0/UNSDIT_v2.0_Draft_Light_Shapefile_Template.zip/view?searchterm=
>> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 2:43 AM, Sean Horgan <seanhorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I guess I just volunteered ;-).  Happy to help.
>>> I can consolidate any disparate sources of tags and start putting
>>> together a
>>> proposal for new map features.   I'll take a look at those UNSDI-T xls',
>>> the
>>> JOSM presets, the current Humanitarian tags on the wiki and anything else
>>> people send my way.  I'll start with a spreadsheet that organizes
>>> everything
>>> I can find and post it out to the hot and tagging mailing lists.
>>> Sean
>>> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 20:24, Schuyler Erle <schuyler at nocat.net> wrote:
>>>> My best suggestion would be to start a Humanitarian Features page on the
>>>> OSM wiki that copies the format of the Map Features page. I'd then
>>>> collect
>>>> as much of the existing discussion as you're willing to devote time to
>>>> doing, and put it all on that page. In point of fact, I think this would
>>>> be
>>>> a tremendous service to HOT (unless anyone else feels otherwise and
>>>> wants to
>>>> pipe up).
>>>> Sean, are you volunteering? :-D
>>>> SDE
>>>> On Sep 20, 2010, at 1:22 PM, Sean Horgan wrote:
>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>> It looks like the push to define Humanitarian OSM tags in the wiki
>>>>> stopped in February but from scouring the web, it looks like the HOT is
>>>>> very
>>>>> active (http://hot.openstreetmap.org/weblog).
>>>>> Where is the right place to review the current damage/disaster-related
>>>>> tags?
>>>>> --
>>>>> Sean
>>>>> On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 08:59, Sean Horgan <seanhorgan at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> I've been in Galveston Texas for the last week and I've been trying to
>>>>> add some POIs as I've ventured around the island.  One thing I've run
>>>>> into
>>>>> is that some of facilities are either permanently destroyed or
>>>>> temporarily
>>>>> out-of-use due to storm damage from Hurricane Ike in 2008.  Little to
>>>>> no
>>>>> tagging of this damage exists.
>>>>> I've searched around trying to find some precedent for damage-related
>>>>> tags and found the following, all related to Haiti:
>>>>> http://www.mail-archive.com/talk@openstreetmap.org/msg26308.html -
>>>>> discussion on the talk mailing list
>>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team/Haiti_Strategy_And_Proposal
>>>>> - Haiti proposal
>>>>> http://tagstat.hypercube.telascience.org/search.php?query=damage -
>>>>> tagstats on damage
>>>>> What are the best forums to both understand current practice as well as
>>>>> discuss tagging of damaged features, i.e. storms, earthquakes, riots,
>>>>> conflicts, etc?
>>>>> Thanks.
>>>>> Sean
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