[HOT] AAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRGH!

Nick Allen nick.allen.54 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 16:09:15 UTC 2015


Sam,

I don't know how current it is but there is a section here

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_Tasking_Manager

About potlatch and the tasking manager. If you feedback to me or the list
about its usefulness I'll try to get it updated.

Nick

Volunteer 'Tallguy' for
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Tallguy

Treasurer, website & Bonus Ball admin for
http://www.6thswanleyscouts.org.uk/ (treasurer at 6thswanleyscouts.org.uk)
On 29 Apr 2015 16:45, "Sam" <gurlsam at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Also a newbie but with many years experience in digital maps so trying to
> learn on the fly but agree with Jon on disparate nature of info and am
> happy to help with that. For now there is one thing I can't find and maybe
> someone can help me - some info on using plotlatch with the task manager,
> for example i can't figure out how to see if i'm still in my own tile
> except for a visual check which is hard on busy tiles. is there a way to
> check tile bounding box coordinates in the task manager??
>
> many thanks!!
>
> sam
>>
> On 29 April 2015 at 17:16, Brad Neuhauser <brad.neuhauser at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Filipe, those are good general references. There are Nepal-specific
>> tracing and tagging tips on
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nepal_remote_mapping_guide,
>> especially see the Common Features and Tagging sections.
>>
>> Cheers, Brad
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 8:27 AM, Filipe Santana Lopes <
>> santana.gis.consulting at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hey Jonathan,
>>>
>>> Some more information you have on the wiki page of openstreetmap:
>>>
>>> How to tag highways (roads, paths, etc):
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:highway
>>>
>>> How to tag waterways:
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:waterway
>>>
>>> How to tag buldings:
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:building
>>>
>>> Give only information in, of you are certain about.
>>>
>>> When you are saving the information, tell what you have done, and what
>>> is still missing mapping in that field.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>> Filipe Santana Lopes
>>>
>>> » Cell  +351 918426834
>>> » LinkedIn (pt.linkedin.com/pub/filipe-santana-lopes/11/627/283)
>>> » Student in Masters in Science and Geographic Information Systems (
>>> g2012160 at isegi.unl.pt|www.isegi.unl.pt)
>>> » Member of International Association of Emergency Managers (
>>> www.iaem.com)
>>>
>>>
>>> 2015-04-29 14:13 GMT+01:00 Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com>:
>>>
>>>> Jonathan,
>>>>
>>>> Thank you for the feedback which is exactly what we need.
>>>>
>>>> Have you looked at http://learnosm.org/en/coordination/remote/  &
>>>> could you give some feedback on it - I am one of the people who try to make
>>>> it useful. Feedback can be given by clicking on the pencil symbol on the
>>>> site,  sending an email to me,  or in a number of other ways.
>>>>
>>>> Also,  where and how would you expect links to resources - many of us
>>>> are aware of the need and need feedback on the how.
>>>>
>>>> Nick
>>>>
>>>> Volunteer 'Tallguy' for
>>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team
>>>>
>>>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Tallguy
>>>>
>>>> Treasurer, website & Bonus Ball admin for
>>>> http://www.6thswanleyscouts.org.uk/ (treasurer at 6thswanleyscouts.org.uk)
>>>> On 29 Apr 2015 13:45, "Jonathan Webb" <jonathan at jwebbgis.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>  I am one of the newcomers. I am not a GIS scientist & learnt on the
>>>>> job and am relatively lightweight, however I know that I am perfectly
>>>>> capable of making a contribution but the (HOT)OSM process is not clear:
>>>>>
>>>>> As is mentioned in several previous posts*, there is a lack of
>>>>> guidance and aims.
>>>>>
>>>>> I have spent most of this morning not contributing because I have been
>>>>> trying to find out what to do & how to do it.  I am not stupid and if I
>>>>> have missed a link to instructions, then  how many other (willing to learn)
>>>>> people have?  As part of the strategy to maintain quality, surely the
>>>>> signposts to learning should be given great prominence & be unmissable?
>>>>>
>>>>> Are the aims of disaster mapping different to those of other mapping
>>>>> ?  In an non-emergency one can spend some time trying to work out what a
>>>>> feature's properties are.  Also, for example, how to interpret from poor
>>>>> imagery say a path or track is it suitable for vehicles etc, or whether to
>>>>> even include it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Jonathan Webb
>>>>>
>>>>> *
>>>>> >* As a lot of people get to know HOT/OSM for the first time during
>>>>> *>* disasters, it might be also helpful if we can draft an HOT FAQ (I actually
>>>>> *>* couldn't find one, please enlighten me if there's already one) CLKAO*
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>>  Jonathan Webb
>>>>> Freelance GIS Specialist
>>>>> 07941 921905
>>>>> http://www.jwebbgis.co.uk
>>>>> http://uk.linkedin.com/in/jwebbgis
>>>>>
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