[HOT] A project that needs validators and very experienced mappers

majka majka.zem+talk at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 07:06:51 UTC 2016


The same. Got the JSON through api, tried to get gpx but probably wrong
url.
Task manager throws error.

Going now with brute force - downloaded the area, validating and checking
errors. Starting from west, will upload almost constantly.

On 27 November 2016 at 07:38, Enock Seth Nyamador <kwadzo459 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks Blake.
>
> Trying to work with this task and run into [1].
>
> 1. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B99n1pG7IHtJUDdYR25NemRrTmM/
> view?usp=sharing
>
> Best,
>
> - Enock
>
> 2016-11-27 4:58 GMT+00:00 Blake Girardot HOT/OSM <
> blake.girardot at hotosm.org>:
>
>> After thinking this over a bit more, I changed the instructions.
>>
>> This should only be to run existing data through josm validation and
>> then fix the road related errors and warnings that are ease.
>>
>> It looks like Mapbox has most of the imagery things were mapped from
>> so far so be sure to consult mapbox.
>>
>> So far it goes fast in the more rural areas, map in a few bridges, a
>> few fords, fix some overlapping roadway and done.
>>
>> Just the jsom validation would have a noticeable impact on the road
>> network with the benefit of being pretty quick and easy for validators
>> and very experienced road mappers.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Blake
>> ----------------------------------------------------
>> Blake Girardot
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>> On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 11:08 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
>> wrote:
>> > I passed the request along to a local Costa Rica Mapper. Sure be nice
>> if we
>> > could get some cloud free imagery. I've drive some of the area in the
>> task
>> > area, but not that familiar.
>> >
>> > Clifford
>> >
>> > On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 7:39 PM, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I created a project that is all about validation.
>> >>
>> >> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/2352
>> >>
>> >> It is for the road network of the most affected areas from Tropical
>> Storm
>> >> Otto.
>> >>
>> >> The local osm community has asked us to help in some way to improve
>> >> their map data as soon as possible. They are GIS skilled folks who
>> >> know how to use osm data in real life.
>> >>
>> >> We need validators to basically do road network validation + some
>> >> major road (tertiary and above) filling in.
>> >>
>> >> Disaster response folks are using another source for their geographic
>> >> data in that area. But as I said, there is an experienced, skilled osm
>> >> community in Costa Rica that are working to get OSM data wider
>> >> exposure so said it is worth it to them to still do a project like
>> >> this to improve the OSM data in the most affected region..
>> >>
>> >> This sort of project is also one that goes well with routing
>> >> applications, fixing the low hanging fruit or really easy road fixes
>> >> has a great impact on the usability of OSM routing in disaster areas.
>> >> We have talked about seeing how we might make projects like this more
>> >> standard pre-disaster phase for weather related disasters.
>> >>
>> >> It also gives validators a great over view of an area that might be
>> >> coming up more as other building-only type projects so can identify
>> >> issues the project creator missed early, if any.
>> >>
>> >> Please, if you are a validtor, let us see what we can do with this
>> >> project and your feedback is encouraged.
>> >>
>> >> So lets see what validators, experienced josm users and the road
>> >> mapping enthusiasts can do here!
>> >>
>> >> Validators: I know this takes away from validating new users mapping,
>> >> which is a critical part of your work, but if you could find a few
>> >> minutes to just validate the road data in one task square (they are
>> >> big) I think it would really help Costa Rica OSM and OSM in general.
>> >>
>> >> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/2352
>> >>
>> >> Validators can get support for this project in HOT IRC or the HOT
>> >> Slack linked below.
>> >>
>> >> Regards,
>> >> Blake
>> >> --
>> >> ----------------------------------------------------
>> >> Blake Girardot
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