[HOT] Japanese earthquake projects

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Sat May 7 17:14:40 UTC 2016

I would also note that it looks like we have some relatively new (8 total
OSM change sets) mappers playing the role of validator and invalidating
tasks for things beyond the requirement of the project (e.g. "incorrect
paths set" when the project [#1844] only called for buildings).


On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 7:02 AM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been mapping and validating on Project 1800 but it doesn't make a lot
> of sense.
> The most difficult part to map is the built up areas with lots of very
> close buildings which in some ways I'd expect a city in Japan to have its
> own maps of buildings. Those tiles take time and lots of it.  The buildings
> are so close together that you really need the building tool to map them
> rather than squaring them afterwards.
> These tiles by the way still have a lot of buildings to be mapped even
> though the project says 82% complete I'd say we're only a third the way
> through the buildings.
> Then we have lots of tiles over the ocean, nothing there, and many many
> tiles over forest, again not much to map.
> Could someone expand a little more on who has asked for the mapping and
> what it will be used for?
> Thanks John
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