[HOT] Fwd: OSM Tasking Manager V2

Mike Dupont jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 30 11:47:55 UTC 2014

One feature that I would like to work on in the new tasking manager is
tasks that are individual objects, urls or addresses to be geocoded. I
would be willing to help out with that or do coding is there anyone else
who might need that ? where can I find the latest code?

On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 6:31 AM, Pierre GIRAUD <pierre.giraud at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm forwarding this Email sent by Mikel since it looks like a lot of
> us didn't receive.
> Pierre
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Mikel Maron <mikel_maron at yahoo.com>
> Date: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 9:44 AM
> Subject: [HOT] OSM Tasking Manager V2
> To: "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Hi
> Work has been moving on V2 of the Tasking Manager, and it's getting
> closer to be production ready. Let me give a little background on
> what's happening for those that may have missed it, and then lay out
> the current deployment plan.
> Some months ago, several groups here in DC, that regularly use the
> OSMTM, expressed interest in funding particular improvements to the
> code base. This especially after Typhoon Haiyan. Problem was where to
> direct that interest; there were various branches of the current site,
> as well as a V2, and a great deal of feedback and feature requests in
> various places. In discussion with Pierre Giraud, he decided that the
> best way forward would be to focus development on V2, getting it to
> support all V1 features, and building the new improvements there. V2
> for many reasons was a more stable base to build on, and allow us to
> really open OSMTM to a wider developer community. And additionally, V2
> already has gained features not present in V1, like translation.
> Additionally, the funding group and HOT representatives had priorities
> for new implementation, many held collectively, some not, some well
> defined, some open ended, and all within the realm of relevant for
> HOT. These priorities were discussed and sorted into a top 10, and
> development time required assigned to each. That led to a budget,
> which through various mechanisms, the funding group pooled together to
> support. I'm happy to say that we have commitments to the entire
> budget, which has funded a first phase, moving to V2, and will fund a
> second phase, implementing a set of new features in V2.
> The first phase is nearly complete, and we're ready for deployment
> steps and discussion. A staging instance will be set up on HOT's
> server. We'll then do a round of feedback with OSMTM admin, users,
> etc. Urgent fixes can be accommodated. Other suggestions will be
> documented in GitHub for later attention in the second phase, or for
> longer term. Once things looks satisfactory to everyone and stable,
> we'll switch. The current OSMTM will stay up and running for a time on
> a different URL, since there are some active projects, and we may need
> to refer to some projects in the archive.
> At a later stage, Drazen plans to do a code review, and start working
> on coding standards for HOT as a whole. Also once launched, we're
> planning to hold event(s) to announce the new version and give proper
> public thanks to the supporters of the OSMTM.
> Let us know if you have any questions. Pierre Giraud, let me know if I
> missed anything.
> And I'm going to re-send another email now about gathering to discuss
> OSMTM on Monday at the Tech WG.
> Cheers
> Mikel
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