[HOT] Fwd: OSM Tasking Manager V2

Mikel Maron mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Mon May 5 15:10:31 UTC 2014


Look forward to talking about this later today at the tech wg meeting

Btw, didn't realize we left out a link to the demo v2 instance. It's at http://hot-taskingtoolv2.demo-camptocamp.com/osmtm/
 
 
* Mikel Maron * +14152835207 @mikel s:mikelmaron
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 7:32 AM, Pierre GIRAUD <pierre.giraud at gmail.com> wrote:
 
Hi all,
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>I'm forwarding this Email sent by Mikel since it looks like a lot of
>us didn't receive.
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>Pierre
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>---------- 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>
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>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.
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>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.
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>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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