[HOT] Terminology

Om Goeckermann om.imap at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 14:11:58 BST 2012


I think 'grid square' is awkward, and being two words, is unnecessarily long. 

How about:

block - individual unit
chunk - sub group of a few blocks
grid - a set of blocks
zone - 
region -

Sent from my phone.
May contain incom
plete thoughts.

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> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 16:58:38 +0200
> From: Pierre GIRAUD <pierre.giraud at gmail.com>
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> Hello all,
> 
> I need help to find the correct words for the objects we manipulate in
> the tasking manager.
> It looks like the word "job" is not appropriate. Many people prefer to
> use the word "task" for this.
> Then "task" doesn't mean anything anymore.
> In the mapcraft application, they use "cake" (or pie) and "slice".
> 
> I think "slice" is appropriate in our case too.
> What do you think?
> 
> Pierre
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> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 22:07:10 +0700
> From: Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>
> To: Pierre GIRAUD <pierre.giraud at gmail.com>
> Cc: HOT Openstreetmap <hot at openstreetmap.org>
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> I'm curious why task doesn't mean anything anymore.
> 
> Personally I think "grid square" would make sense.  "Slice" doesn't
> make sense to me at least not when things are divided into a grid.
> 
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Pierre GIRAUD <pierre.giraud at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> 
>> I need help to find the correct words for the objects we manipulate in
>> the tasking manager.
>> It looks like the word "job" is not appropriate. Many people prefer to
>> use the word "task" for this.
>> Then "task" doesn't mean anything anymore.
>> In the mapcraft application, they use "cake" (or pie) and "slice".
>> 
>> I think "slice" is appropriate in our case too.
>> What do you think?
>> 
>> Pierre
>> 
>> --
>> -------------------------------------------------------------
>> ? | Pierre GIRAUD
>> ? | http://pierrelebricoleur.blogspot.com
>> ? | http://www.flickr.com/photos/pierregiraud
>> -------------------------------------------------------------
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> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 21:00:48 +0200
> From: St?phane Henriod <s at henriod.info>
> To: Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>
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> What about "zone"?
> 
> Maybe more self-explanatory, especially for people not familiar with the
> process and / or with GIS?
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> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
> 
>> I'm curious why task doesn't mean anything anymore.
>> 
>> Personally I think "grid square" would make sense.  "Slice" doesn't
>> make sense to me at least not when things are divided into a grid.
>> 
>> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Pierre GIRAUD <pierre.giraud at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> 
>>> I need help to find the correct words for the objects we manipulate in
>>> the tasking manager.
>>> It looks like the word "job" is not appropriate. Many people prefer to
>>> use the word "task" for this.
>>> Then "task" doesn't mean anything anymore.
>>> In the mapcraft application, they use "cake" (or pie) and "slice".
>>> 
>>> I think "slice" is appropriate in our case too.
>>> What do you think?
>>> 
>>> Pierre
>>> 
>>> --
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------
>>>  | Pierre GIRAUD
>>>  | http://pierrelebricoleur.blogspot.com
>>>  | http://www.flickr.com/photos/pierregiraud
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------
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> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:03:35 +0100
> From: Fran Boon <francisboon at gmail.com>
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> On 19 June 2012 20:00, St?phane Henriod <s at henriod.info> wrote:
>> What about "zone"?
>> Maybe more self-explanatory, especially for people not familiar with the
>> process and / or with GIS?
> 
> +1 :)
> 
> F
> 
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> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 23:20:46 +0100
> From: Big Fat Frog <bigfatfrog67 at gmail.com>
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> I can't see what's wrong with Task either? Slice definately doesn't fit. 
>  What are you trying to put a name to?  The piece of work or the area 
> of the map that's being worked, if it's the former then task is best 
> else if it's the latter then zone or grid square is good.  Not sure 
> what's wrong with Job though!
> 
> J
> 
> On 19/06/2012 16:07, Kate Chapman wrote:
>> I'm curious why task doesn't mean anything anymore.
>> 
>> Personally I think "grid square" would make sense.  "Slice" doesn't
>> make sense to me at least not when things are divided into a grid.
>> 
>> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Pierre GIRAUD<pierre.giraud at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> 
>>> I need help to find the correct words for the objects we manipulate in
>>> the tasking manager.
>>> It looks like the word "job" is not appropriate. Many people prefer to
>>> use the word "task" for this.
>>> Then "task" doesn't mean anything anymore.
>>> In the mapcraft application, they use "cake" (or pie) and "slice".
>>> 
>>> I think "slice" is appropriate in our case too.
>>> What do you think?
>>> 
>>> Pierre
>>> 
>>> --
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------
>>>   | Pierre GIRAUD
>>>   | http://pierrelebricoleur.blogspot.com
>>>   | http://www.flickr.com/photos/pierregiraud
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------
>>> 
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> HOT mailing list
>>> HOT at openstreetmap.org
>>> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/hot
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> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 06:22:46 +0700
> From: Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>
> To: hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: [HOT] Membership Survey (Final comments before sending out)
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> Hi All,
> 
> I went and gave another edit to the Membership survey:
> https://hackpad.com/lD7tOgNVNLR#*HOT-Membership-Survey-Questions
> 
> Remember I'm soliciting feedback, this isn't the actual survey you
> would take. I'll send that out in Survey Monkey or something.
> 
> Nothing in this survey is a vote, the intent is to help provide
> guidance of what HOT should focus.  For example in this survey was are
> not voting on what license we should adopt for data, software, etc.
> I'm looking for input as to if we should have that discussion and
> vote.
> 
> The HOT membership is pretty diverse and from a lot of cultural and
> technical backgrounds, so I think it is important if there are issues
> that the group wants to focus on that we have time to discuss and work
> through them before we would have a vote.
> 
> Hope that makes sense,
> 
> -Kate
> 
> 
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> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 10:06:16 +0700
> From: Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com>
> To: hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>
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> Just a reminder there is a HOT chat tomorrow at 11pm GMT on Wednesday.
> 
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team/HOT_Chats
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> Please join if you are able.
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> We can discuss the proposed survey, the open positions that are
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> Best,
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> -Kate
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