[HOT] AAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRGH!

Sam gurlsam at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 16:17:00 UTC 2015


i switched to iD editor which shows the tile outlined so that's good for
now. but will check your info and feedback once i'm done with this tile.
thanks :)
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On 29 April 2015 at 18:09, Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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