[HOT] Satellite imagery interpretation examples - looking for suggestions

Nick Allen nick.allen.54 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 14:38:21 UTC 2014


Harry,

Just to make it clear in my own mind - do we add the template to the 
image page in the wiki - I've done that here as a test;

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:Validating_5.png

Nick

On 11/09/14 15:20, Harry Wood wrote:
> I think it's a great idea to have some more bing imagery example images in our tagging docs e.g. the 'Highway Tag Africa' page. There's some copyright concerns which might hold us back, but I think that would be a shame. I've just added some thoughts to that discussion http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=23405 and linked a new wiki template we can start using on image description pages: {{Bing image}}
>
> Harry
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Ralf Stephan <gtrwst9 at gmail.com>
> To: Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com>
> Cc: "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 17:13
> Subject: Re: [HOT] Satellite imagery interpretation examples - looking for	suggestions
>
> As the Mapbnox imagery doesn't seem good enough to illustrate the photos
> I collected, I stumbled upon this post by Pieren:
>
> "The answer is 'no' for a mass use of Bing screenshots but I think
> there is some place for occasional and limited amount of images,
> especially when it is used to illustrate how "to trace from their
> imagery into OSM". (ideally, the uploaded images in the wiki should be
> downgraded with JOSM lines, making the image reuse for other purposes
> impossible)."
> http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=23405
>
> Since I'm planning exactly that, i.e., composing new images containing
> a photo and
> a tagged satellite excerpt, and this for about two dozen pictures in
> the Wiki only,
> I have the strong hope this may go through with our legal team.
>
> Please raise objections now.
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 2:14 PM, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Oh those pictures are really cool, ty.
>>
>> On 9/10/2014 6:15 AM, Ralf Stephan wrote:
>>> There are precious few photos in Wikimedia Commons showing forest roads
>>> and hamlets in West Africa. I started to collect those I could localize
>>> and
>>> associate with a tag. Only primary roads so far. Some from DRC.
>>>
>>>
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Rwst/Commons_photos_roads_hamlets_w-africa
>>>
>>> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Sander Deryckere<sanderd17 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Some pictures on the Africa highways wiki page wouldn't hurt either.
>>>>
>>>> Quite often, a road can look too narrow to be classified as
>>>> "unclassified",
>>>> so people put "path" on it. But that's in a lot of cases because the
>>>> treetop
>>>> makes it seem narrow, but at the bottom, it's wide enough for vehicles to
>>>> pass.
>>>>
>>>> 2014-09-10 9:21 GMT+02:00 Nick Allen<nick.allen.54 at gmail.com>:
>>>>>
>>>>> Blake,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm hoping you can come up with a way of sharing the screenshots on
>>>>> these
>>>>> subjects. As well as the wiki or LearnOSM article you develop, the basic
>>>>> screenshots could be of enormous help for those who produce items on
>>>>> twitter, facebook, press articles, slideshows for presentations etc..
>>>>>
>>>>> Personally I'm currently attempting to work on a series of slides used
>>>>> when delivering training at events, and I like to include screenshots
>>>>> from
>>>>> iD&  JOSM and in each I like to have the scale visible.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> There are many others on this mailing list with more experience on the
>>>>> subject of sharing the information, but this could include a shared
>>>>> folder
>>>>> in GoogleDrive, or Dropbox.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>>
>>>>> Nick
>>>>> (Tallguy)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 10/09/14 02:32, Blake Girardot wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> You might have read in a few emails I was hoping to put up some
>>>>> satellite
>>>>> imagery that shows things we often map in W. Africa.
>>>>>
>>>>> Originally and still mainly, I wanted some examples of schools and roads
>>>>> of different types.
>>>>>
>>>>> I am open to any suggestions for things to include and if you find any
>>>>> good examples with MapBox imagery please send them my way.
>>>>>
>>>>> Or if you find something that you don't know what it is, please share it
>>>>> here and we'll get it identified.
>>>>>
>>>>> For users of iD, just center on the thing in question and then copy/past
>>>>> the url from your web browser into an email.
>>>>>
>>>>> JOSM users can click in the lower left corner of their window and a
>>>>> location box will pop up, you can just copy/paste the url from that box
>>>>> into
>>>>> an email.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Blake
>>>>>
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