[HOT] Sharing imagery for a mapathon/task - simple alternative to TMS?
mail at nickbristow.co.uk
Wed Jan 27 10:46:40 UTC 2016
Hi Blake, Maning, and Jean-Guilhem,
Just wanted to say thanks for everyone's input. Consensus is to stick with
WMS/TMS with mapwarper.net as the place to upload the maps and georeference.
I'll be giving it a go in the next few days, you might hear from me again...
All the best,
On 26 January 2016 at 13:15, Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com> wrote:
> Hi Nick,
> For the mappers to be able to use the georeferenced images within their
> JOSM (or iD) editor, WMS/TMS would still be the best solution.
> If you send me your village names maps .pngs, with the rough
> georeferencing saved in a PicLayers plugin files, I could set them up for
> Best regards,
> Le 26/01/2016 13:15, Nick Bristow a écrit :
> 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
> 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 <http://tasks.hotosm.org/user/NickJOB>
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