[HOT] Taking Gulu down?

Sam Larsen samlarsen1 at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Oct 22 15:38:31 BST 2012


Robert,

> When I get time I'll definitely follow up with a summary blog post. Right
> now we're focused on putting the data to good use


Completely agree - whenever you get time,  the work is a higher priority.
I'll circulate the article mentioned in the meantime.

Sam




----- Original Message -----
> From: "Banick, Robert" <Robert.Banick at redcross.org>
> To: Sam Larsen <samlarsen1 at yahoo.co.uk>; "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Monday, 22 October 2012, 14:25
> Subject: Re: [HOT] Taking Gulu down?
> 
> Hey Sam,
> 
> When I get time I'll definitely follow up with a summary blog post. Right
> now we're focused on putting the data to good use, and I want to rack up
> some more successes with that before I report back. These projects take
> time to roll out and we're only in the initial phases right now; better to
> wait and talk about it when we've got a lot to say.
> 
> In the mean time, would the article you mentioned suffice?
> 
> Cheers,
> Robert
> 
> Robert Banick | GIS Coordinator | International Services | Ì American Red
> Cross <http://www.redcross.org/>
> 2025 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
> Tel 202-303-5017 | Cell 404-964-3451 | Fax 202-303‹052 | Skype
> robert.banick
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 10/22/12 6:11 AM, "Sam Larsen" <samlarsen1 at yahoo.co.uk> 
> wrote:
> 
>> Robert,
>> 
>> Glad to hear you have got so much value out of this HOT project.
>> Are you able to write a blog post summarising the project and HOT
>> involvement similar to the one I have found here:
>> http://www.redcross.org/news/article/New-Mapping-Technologies-for-the-Deve
>> loping-World
>> 
>> I would love to circulate a great success story about what we do to GIS 
> &
>> non-GIS savvy people.  I think the level of GIS-speak in the above
>> article is probably about right for the general public.
>> 
>> Sam
>> 
>> 
>>> ________________________________
>>>  From: "Banick, Robert" <Robert.Banick at redcross.org>
>>> To: "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>
>>> Sent: Friday, 19 October 2012, 19:50
>>> Subject: [HOT] Taking Gulu down?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Hey HOT team,
>>> 
>>> With the Gulu imagery expired and the city ridiculously well mapped, I
>>> think it¹s time to take down the Gulu task. As far as I¹m concerned, we
>>> can declare mission accomplished for Gulu ­ everything we wanted /
>>> needed mapped came through. Again, a million thanks to the volunteers
>>> and HOTties who made that possible.
>>> 
>>> I can tell that you all have been trying to clear out the clutter on the
>>> tasking manager and would like to do my part in that.
>>> 
>>> Re: Lira, there¹s a little more work to be done. If possible I¹d like to
>>> keep it up for 2 more weeks to wring out the last drops of mapping
>>> goodness. Let me know your thoughts.
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> Robert
>>> 
>>> Robert Banick| GIS Coordinator | International Services | ÌAmerican Red
>>> Cross
>>> 2025 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20006
>>> Tel 202-303-5017 | Cell 404-964-3451 | Fax 202-303‹052 | Skype
>>> robert.banick
>>> 
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