[HOT] Uganda Bureau Of Statistics Educational Facilities import has started
Rafael Avila Coya
ravilacoya at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 03:52:44 UTC 2016
It looks very nice. I will add it to the workflow wiki too, in this case
as an appendix, to avoid making the wiki too lengthy!
Thank you, Jo,
On 22/01/16 15:08, Jo wrote:
> To help with validation and also to make people aware of those note:...
> tags, I created a MapCSS style. It's in the list of Mappaint styles of
> JOSM. I named it Schools.
> It works in countries with more "regular" ways of addressing too.
> 2016-01-22 8:34 GMT+01:00 Jo <winfixit at gmail.com
> <mailto:winfixit at gmail.com>>:
> Hi Rafael,
> Great that you got this started. Of course I managed to get the use
> of import and not import account mixed up, as JOSM doesn't warn me
> or give the option to switch in a convenient way. So the imported
> node will probably have to be removed once again and the buildings I
> added in a second go, are now uploaded with that silly import account.
> Sorry for the rant, what follows should be more interesting:
> Anyway, what I'm missing are the isced tags. Also the process seems
> overly complicated to me. It's easier to skip the "Edit with JOSM'
> button and go straight to the first "here" link. Then download manually.
> To find the new buildings, the filter method works, but Ctrl-f
> inview new
> Then tick the box:: 'add toolbar button'
> is a lot more convenient, with a shiny new button on the task bar.
> You can also create another button like this with:
> inview (school | university | kindergarten)
> if you add "-new" to that, you can easily find all the existing ones.
> Oh, for people mapping remotely, there is a local community in
> Kampala. It's best to leave those schools for them, since they have
> local knowledge about them and since it's harder to figure out which
> buildings belong to the school for those from aerial imagery alone.
> I think that's worthy of a note in the instructions.
> Kind regards,
> 2016-01-22 0:06 GMT+01:00 Rafael Avila Coya <ravilacoya at gmail.com
> <mailto:ravilacoya at gmail.com>>:
> Hi all:
> A new manual import through the Tasking Manager is open for
> experienced mappers, this time for the import of 24,587 educational
> facilities (nurseries, primary and secondary schools,
> colleges...) all
> around Uganda.
> As the total number of nodes is very high, it was decided not to add
> any contextual data as it was done in previous imports, starting
> the Central African Rep. UNICEF import. We will be able to add
> contextual data, like facilities road access, facilities buildings,
> settlement names (derived from the facilities addr:* tags), wikidata
> tags, etc., after the import is finished, or maybe even during the
> import, but with another TM project/s.
> Everyone is welcome to contribute, but specially the Uganda OSM
> You can find the detailed workflow wiki for this import here .
> ***READING AND UNDERSTANDING THAT WIKI IS A MUST***, before you
> importing facilities.
> At the beginning of the workflow wiki you have a Quick Reference, so
> you don't have to read the whole wiki everytime you need to
> recall the
> import steps.
> Keep in mind that changesets that don't follow the rules (negociated
> with the Uganda OSM community and the imports list) will have to be
> reverted. Specially important is to use a dedicated OSM account (not
> the regular account you use for regular mapping), and to add the
> specific changeset tags of this import.
> You should also read the official import wiki , specially for
> tagging reference.
> Happy mapping!
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