[HOT] Boosting LearnOSM
severin.menard at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 08:19:52 UTC 2014
I am happy we switch to Transifex, the GitHub editor was a real pain and a
real blocker for non GitHub experienced people (like me).
Regarding Nick's idea of linking LearnOSM and the OSM wiki for eg
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_Tasking_Manager, is it possible? It
would be great, but I thought LearnOSM has unfortunately another license
than the OSM wiki.
On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 9:39 AM, Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree that more is needed. Based upon the problems I was finding when
> validating, I've started to produce a guide
> but it is at an early stage, and requires updating now that TM2 is out. I
> feel that there is a gap between 'how to map', and what you actually need
> to do to start to map for HOT. If we can produce a guide that covers how to
> map your first square showing how to avoid the common mistakes, maybe we
> can stop most of them.
> http://mapgive.state.gov/ <http://mapgive.state.gov/> have a very good
> guide to mapping with iD
> As a temporary thing, I've linked both off of
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_Tasking_Manager but the main
> wiki on the Tasking manager needs updating now we have TM2.
> My initial thought, is that TM2's release gives the perfect time to update
> the wiki. The wiki is really under the wrong heading - it's main name is
> 'OSM_Tasking_Manager, but it deals with a number of things including JOSM
> offsets & validating.
> It would be good if there was some discussion & a consensus as to what
> goes where, and how we are going to get it there.
> Nick (Tallguy)
> On 19/07/14 02:05, Kate Chapman wrote:
> Hi Rafael,
> Sounds like a great idea. The InaSAFE project uses Transifex not just
> for translating the software but also for translating the documentation.
> The one issue in mind holding back the switch over is that LearnOSM is in
> many languages now, so I would see the steps as follows.
> 1. Update the English documentation and get it into Transifex.
> 2. Retranslate documentation from other languages.
> This would be painful certainly the first time, but then in the future
> if the documentation was updated on the sections that were changed would
> show up as in need of translation. Is that the method you see?
> Some of the HOT Indonesia team can speak to the issues with translating
> documentation in Transifex. The biggest issue I think (correct me if I'm
> wrong team) is if the "master" documentation language has a lot of tweaks.
> Meaning it works best if there is a "release" of the documentation and then
> the translations start.
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 5:55 PM, Rafael Avila Coya <ravilacoya at gmail.com>
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>> Hi all:
>> I wonder if we can gather some people interested in boosting the
>> LearnOSM project. Now that the new Tasking Manager is out, it could be
>> really nice to improve the learning/training materials. In my opinion,
>> there are at least two points that need to improve:
>> 1) Translation through git is not a good idea, as it is very
>> complicated for most of the people. Would it be possible to carry the
>> translation through Transifex, like with the Tasking Manager and uMap,
>> for example? Images would be left aside of the translation, but there
>> can be an smart way to deal with that.
>> 2) Reorganize the material, and probably create some more.
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