[HOT] Moving the focus to JOSM in mapathons
jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sat May 14 15:57:40 UTC 2016
There was a post on HOT some time ago where someone had done this as part
of a maperthon somewhere in Africa or Asia but I can't recall the details.
On 14 May 2016 11:43 am, "Blake Girardot" <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:
> What about the USB sticks? Those should be on hand so you can boot
> anyone into a Linux environment with the right java and latest josm if
> they were curious about josm but did not come expecting to try it or
> i had no luck booting my laptop into linux to use linux software, but
> I hear it works for a large % of people.
> This would also solve the "we are in a computer lab and can not get
> permission to install java or josm on the machiens" issue as well.
> I am sure there is an image somewhere and someone could try and make
> just a rough outline of the steps for our more tech savy people to try
> and replicate.
> On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 3:39 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
> > I think if we suggest they download Java before arriving, josm-tested.jar
> > can be copied for a USB stick or local server ie laptop. I think that
> > save bandwidth and trying to download multiple copies at the same time
> > mean delays.
> > Hopefully it works out.
> > Thanks John
> > On 14 May 2016 at 07:11, Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>
> >> Hi all, over the past few weeks, some of the validation chat has focused
> >> on tools (iD / JOSM, generally). We made a decision at this month's
> >> Missing Maps mapathon to try and put more of a focus on using JOSM,
> >> than iD. We're not sure how it went yet, but will continue to try and
> >> develop this in future months.
> >> I have written a quick OSM diary on it, here:
> >> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/pedrito1414/diary/38604 If you have
> >> comments, please feel free to leave them there. I am also going to
> share it
> >> with new mappers who were involved as they are generally not on this
> >> and their thoughts could be interesting...
> >> Cheers,
> >> Pete
> >> --
> >> Pete Masters
> >> Missing Maps Project Coordinator
> >> +44 7921 781 518
> >> missingmaps.org
> >> @pedrito1414
> >> @theMissingMaps
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