[HOT] [OSM-talk] Resume the Night of the living maps

Jaakko Helleranta.com jaakko at helleranta.com
Thu Jan 30 23:38:30 UTC 2014


¡Hola Óscar!

I'm interested and will definitely join the #notlm! I am passing this
forward to my fellow HOTties and Nicaragua mappers to see who else from
these (sub)communities would be interested to join.

As for the Nicaragua mapping party that was mentioned in the email to
talk-es, it seems that we're having the mapping party on February 22.
However, I've checked that it's ok that we can use our regular base for OSM
activities here in Managua also for #notlm.

Has there been any discussion on what could be possible target "projects"
or mapping areas for the night? I'd go a step ahead to that and welcome
participation to both our OSM Nica efforts to get the mapping of Nicaragua
ahead more broadly (there are still a number of towns and a whole bunch of
villages completely mapped) and of course participate in tracing HOT's Task
Manager jobs for humanitarian mapping. .. For anyone who'll be
participating and hasn't used the Tasking Manager I'll be happy to provide
remote guidance.

I'd also like to suggest a joint voice (+text) hangout for the event using
the wonderful Mumble system that HOT has been testing with good results.
It's installed on a HOT server and can be accessed with instructions
available here: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mumble . I'll be happy
to support those that need help getting started with Mumble and my fellow
(native Spanish) Nica mapper Eduardo
"mayorgatellez<http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/mayorgatellez>"
can help anyone who prefers help in Spanish.

Look forward to this!

Saludos de Managua,
-Jaakko

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On Jan 30, 2014 3:04 PM, "Óscar Zorrilla Alonso" <oscar_zorrilla at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Hello community,
>
> Since a few weeks, the people of Burgos-Spain (@osmburgos) and
> Cochabamba-Bolivia (@osmcbba) we had in mind to organize a virtual global
> party.
>
> We remember about "the Night of the Living Maps"
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2012-January/061793.htmland we would like to resume the event two years later. The day 07/Feb/2014
> is Friday so we can stay midnight or later in front of the screen ;-)
>
> We explained our idea at the spanish list
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-es/2014-January/012122.htmland we would like to know what do you think about this idea before launch
> it.
>
> It would be a great opportunity to promote OSM.
>
> If you are agreed with it, a good hashtag would be like the another time:
> #notlm
>
> At the end of all excuse me if I don't express well myself in English.
>
> Bye,
> Oscar
> (user: cronoser)
>
>
>
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