[HOT] Sharing imagery for a mapathon/task - simple alternative to TMS?

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 13:02:36 UTC 2016

Hi Nick,

I can serve the imagery as TMS and then we can add that in the TM instructions.
This assumes your piclayer images have proper georeferencing.

On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 5:45 PM, Nick Bristow <mail at nickbristow.co.uk> wrote:
> First off, sorry if I've addressed this to the wrong list - please point me
> in the right direction if so...
> I am working on a Missing Maps project with the BRC and MSF in London. We
> recently had a mapathon organised around
> #1432 Missing Maps: DRC, Digitising Katanga field maps
> The task is in two parts:
> 1. Update the basemap from Bing
> 2. Add village names from some MSF field notes (essentially hand drawn maps)
> My question is whether there is an easy way to share these images ( .pngs
> roughly georeferenced with the PicLayers plugin in JOSM) with the group?
> In an ideal world, on the task page there would be some kind of link which
> (possibly using remote control) would load the georeferenced image into a
> mapper's JOSM in the right place. This is all new to me. I've been reading
> about WMS/TMS servers which all seems like overkill. Is there a simple
> solution possibly linking to images shared on a Google Drive? The pngs are
> small files (a few hundred kb) but cover large areas (a few hundred km).
> If anyone has any experience of something similar, or could just point me in
> the right direction it would be much appreciated!
> Many thanks,
> Nick Bristow
> NickJOB
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