[HOT] Moving the focus to JOSM in mapathons

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sat May 14 16:04:19 UTC 2016


>From sardiniaopendata at gmail.com on April 5th 2106

So it looks doable with the right image on the USB stick.  John

"
Dear HOT Team members

my name is Claudia and I 'm writing on the behave on an italian association
called SardiniaOpenData. Since 2013  we are involved in free training and
mapping using OSM , related to our urban context and to the humantarian
world as I was deployed in Chad with you guys ( thanks again for the
opportunity ) .

I'm writing to you because we finally manage to have a small finanincig to
organise a 3 modules course, to trainin citizens to map first using OSM,
secondly how to use  WheelMap   training the paraplegic
associationinCagliari . The second module will be about the Tasking Manager
and how to contribute to the remote mapping.

We have planned 2 outside  mapping parties  to collect data and 3 indoor
lessons to teach them how does the Tasking works. The period will be May
2016 . For the first year we manage to have free materials to offer to
ours attendants, expecially a personal  usb card with a free distribution
of Linux ( I think Ubuntu 14.04 lts ) with all the tools and programs
already installed, JOSM,website bookmarks concerning all the OSM world,
WkiOSM, LearnOSM, etc..

We wanted to let you know about our training and to share our enthusiasm .
There will be some blog posts out soon , both in  english and italian.  If
you will like to share it, all the team will be really happy.
If thereis  any specific task you'd like us to help , just let us know. As
I did with the last training , I will spend with great pleasure  15 minutes
talking about the HOT Team and your amazing work.

Have a great day and thaks again !


*The most dangerous thing to do is to stand still.“ William Burroughs *
We keep on moving !

Claudia
Sardinia Open Data
twitter: @sard_opendata"

On 14 May 2016 at 12:00, Enock Seth Nyamador <kwadzo459 at gmail.com> wrote:

> > i had no luck booting my laptop into linux to use linux software, but I
> hear it works for a large % of people.
>
> Works in some cases provided java (JRE/JDK) is installed in the live boot.
>
> Since most people come along with their own laptops best solution is  USB
> sticks with JRE and JOSM for various Operating Systems. Very practical.
> Learnt this from Severin Menard. :)
>
> Best,
>
> - Enock
> UMaT, Tarkwa
> enockseth.github.io
>
> On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 3:43 PM, 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
>> something?
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> cheers
>> blake
>>
>> On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 3:39 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > 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
>> would
>> > save bandwidth and trying to download multiple copies at the same time
>> would
>> > mean delays.
>> >
>> > Hopefully it works out.
>> >
>> > Thanks John
>> >
>> > On 14 May 2016 at 07:11, Pete Masters <pedrito1414 at googlemail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> 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
>> London
>> >> Missing Maps mapathon to try and put more of a focus on using JOSM,
>> rather
>> >> 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
>> list
>> >> and their thoughts could be interesting...
>> >>
>> >> Cheers,
>> >>
>> >> Pete
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Pete Masters
>> >> Missing Maps Project Coordinator
>> >> +44 7921 781 518
>> >>
>> >> missingmaps.org
>> >>
>> >> @pedrito1414
>> >> @theMissingMaps
>> >> facebook.com/MissingMapsProject
>> >>
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