[HOT] Japanese earthquake projects

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sat May 7 22:27:46 UTC 2016

I've sent something to the project manager maybe we'll hear something after
the weekend.

Cheerio John

On 7 May 2016 at 13:14, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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).
> Mike
> 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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