[HOT] Bounding box not in iD Editor anymore

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 23:19:30 UTC 2017


Currently in JOSM I'm not seeing the tile frame.

Cheerio John

On 3 March 2017 at 17:26, Rebecca Firth <rebecca.firth at hotosm.org> wrote:

> Appreciate all the hard work going into getting this fixed - thank you
> very much, especially to David who was meant to have been enjoying some
> time off.
>
> Luckily there is a workaround which means iD mapping is still possible! I
> hasten to add, it wasn't figured out by me. If you're mapping this weekend,
> you can use this:
>
>    1. Load task in iD
>    2. Return to Task on TM, go back to 'edit with' and select JOSM
>    3. You will get an error message about JOSM remote control, but it
>    will give you access to a section of the JOSM menu
>    4. From the section that reads "*Tip: Download the following .gpx file
>    <http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/2442/task/211.gpx> and load it in JOSM in
>    order to see the current task boundary" *right click on *".gpx file" *and
>    select *"Save link as" -* I put mine in my downloads folder.
>    5. Back to the iD *tab in your browser, and have file manager open as
>    well - drag & drop the downloaded .gpx file onto the window of ID -- then
>    wait...*
>    6. If all goes well you now have the square on your iD screen.* It
>    took a while to load on my setup & a message about waiting or closing
>    appeared - but it has loaded each time I've tried.*
>
> Thanks, and if you have any questions send them through to info at hotosm.org
> .
>
> Rebecca
>
> On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 5:15 PM, Blake Girardot HOT/OSM <
> blake.girardot at hotosm.org> wrote:
>
>> HI Mike,
>>
>> First off, our apologies for this issue. I can not really imagine the
>> difficulty of running a mapathon with this issue going on.
>>
>> It has been very difficult for us to resolve, but Nate, David, Pierre,
>> Ethan and myself have really been focused on it since the problem
>> appeared a few days ago. It took all of us (well, all of them, I was
>> mostly just panicking the whole time) to track down the issue and then
>> develop and test the fixes, which are a mix of Tasking Manager code
>> changes and configuration changes to multiple parts of our web server
>> software.
>>
>> We have figured out the fixes earlier today, but it is, pretty
>> complicated, and time consuming to deploy on our production server and
>> we were not able to accomplish it today because David is travelling
>> this evening.
>>
>> Honestly, it is just a symptom of the difficult nature of the problem
>> that you are now getting the purple task square again. We have made no
>> changes to our production server. Different browsers handle the
>> underlying problem (technically called a "mixed-content" issue)
>> differently. Aside from maybe a different browser, or different
>> browser version, or a different OS, I am not sure why you are getting
>> the purple square now.
>>
>> Sometime tomorrow at the latest David and Nate will be able to roll
>> the fixes to our software and systems out to our main production
>> Tasking Manager server and then everyone should start getting the
>> purple task square in iD again.
>>
>> Nate Smith, David Neudorfer, Pierre Giraud and Ethan Smith are among
>> the very best at what they do and we are lucky to have them working
>> and volunteering for HOT.
>>
>> Again, our apologies for the problem, it has been our top priority to
>> get fixed this week.
>>
>> Respectfully,
>> Blake
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 9:36 PM, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > We held a mapathon yesterday evening (5pm - 7pm US MST) with about 60
>> people
>> > in attendance.  None of the participants ever got the purple box
>> bounding
>> > box in iD, despite multiple attempts. I see it is now working.  Was
>> there a
>> > problem yesterday that has subsequently been fixed?
>> >
>> > Mike
>> >
>> > On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:38 PM, Rebecca Firth <
>> rebecca.firth at hotosm.org>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi All,
>> >>
>> >> Re-kindling this thread as another mapper and myself appear to be
>> >> experiencing the bounding box issue again (in Safari and Chrome)
>> across a
>> >> few different tasks.
>> >>
>> >> Re-pasting the workaround instructions from before for anyone mapping
>> >> presently:
>> >>
>> >> Load task in iD
>> >> Return to Task on TM, go back to 'edit with' and select JOSM
>> >> You will get an error message about JOSM remote control, but it will
>> give
>> >> you access to a section of the JOSM menu
>> >> From the section that reads "Tip: Download the following .gpx file and
>> >> load it in JOSM in order to see the current task boundary" right click
>> on
>> >> ".gpx file" and select "Save link as" - I put mine in my downloads
>> folder.
>> >> Back to the iD tab in your browser, and have file manager open as well
>> -
>> >> drag & drop the downloaded .gpx file onto the window of ID -- then
>> wait...
>> >> If all goes well you now have the square on your iD screen. It took a
>> >> while to load on my setup & a message about waiting or closing
>> appeared -
>> >> but it has loaded each time I've tried.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >>
>> >> Rebecca
>> >>
>> >> On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 9:06 AM, Blake Girardot HOT/OSM
>> >> <blake.girardot at hotosm.org> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi Nick!
>> >>>
>> >>> Your work around is great and working for people! Thank you very much!
>> >>>
>> >>> Pierre Giraud, just put a hotfix on the Tasking Manager to make your
>> >>> solution easier. This is live now.
>> >>>
>> >>> The link to the .gpx file now shows up on the iD Editor menu
>> >>> selection, you do not need to try josm and have it fail. Just go back
>> >>> to the page and dowload the .gpx file from the iD Editor selected
>> >>> dialog.
>> >>>
>> >>> A screenshot is attached to make it more clear.
>> >>>
>> >>> Thank you again Nick and Pierre!
>> >>>
>> >>> Respectfully,
>> >>> Blake
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 7:02 AM, Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com>
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>> > Hi,
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > A quick but dirty workaround
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > 1. Load task in iD
>> >>> >
>> >>> > 2. return to Task on TM, go back to 'edit with' and select JOSM
>> >>> >
>> >>> > 3. You will get an error message about JOSM remote control, but it
>> will
>> >>> > give
>> >>> > you access to a section of the JOSM menu
>> >>> >
>> >>> > 4. From the section that reads "Tip: Download the following .gpx
>> file
>> >>> > and
>> >>> > load it in JOSM in order to see the current task boundary" right
>> click
>> >>> > on
>> >>> > ".gpx file" and select "Save link as" - I put mine in my downloads
>> >>> > folder.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > 4. Back to the iD tab in your browser, and have file manager open as
>> >>> > well -
>> >>> > drag & drop the downloaded .gpx file onto the window of ID -- then
>> >>> > wait...
>> >>> >
>> >>> > 5. If all goes well you now have the square on your iD screen. It
>> took
>> >>> > a
>> >>> > while to load on my setup & a message about waiting or closing
>> appeared
>> >>> > -
>> >>> > but it has loaded each time I've tried.
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > I'll try to put together a quick howto with images on LearnOSM and
>> make
>> >>> > it
>> >>> > downloadable. Feedback as to whether this works for everyone would
>> be
>> >>> > appreciated in case I have to make amendments.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Regards
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Nick
>> >>> > (Tallguy)
>> >>> >
>> >>> > On 06/02/17 11:36, Donal Hunt wrote:
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Can confirm. Have noticed that the bounding box doesn't always
>> display.
>> >>> > Usually closing the tab and relaunching 1-2 times results in it
>> >>> > appearing.
>> >>> > If logs / javascript console output is useful for tracking down the
>> >>> > issue,
>> >>> > let me know and I'll share. :)
>> >>> >
>> >>> > d.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > On 6 February 2017 at 08:09, Rebecca Firth <
>> rebecca.firth at hotosm.org>
>> >>> > wrote:
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> Hi,
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> Just to add in on this one, there are quite a lot of mapathons
>> going
>> >>> >> on
>> >>> >> over the next few days, including a group of students in Botswana
>> >>> >> mapping
>> >>> >> from today for the next two weeks.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> @Bryan - I had noticed over the past few months that sometimes the
>> >>> >> pink
>> >>> >> box didn't load immediately when you loaded a square, and you
>> needed
>> >>> >> to wait
>> >>> >> quite a while or reload the square to see it. Not sure if others
>> had
>> >>> >> seen
>> >>> >> the same.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> Thanks,
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> Rebecca
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 10:43 PM, Bryan Housel <
>> bryan at 7thposition.com>
>> >>> >> wrote:
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>> That does look like a bug!   I will try to get a fix merged in by
>> >>> >>> your
>> >>> >>> event Wednesday…
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>> On Feb 5, 2017, at 2:41 PM, Orla McManus <
>> OMcManus at esri-ireland.ie>
>> >>> >>> wrote:
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>> Hi everyone,
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>> I am unable to see the square bounding box in iD Editor when I
>> lock
>> >>> >>> and
>> >>> >>> open a task/grid square
>> >>> >>> e.g.http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/2477#task/58. My
>> >>> >>> understanding is that this bounding box enables the digitiser to
>> >>> >>> ensure that
>> >>> >>> they are working only in their grid square so that they can mark
>> it
>> >>> >>> as done
>> >>> >>> in the Tasking Manager.
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>> Has this been removed with a recent update of iD Editor? Will this
>> >>> >>> functionality be added again?
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>> We have a mapathon organised for Wednesday with all beginners and
>> it
>> >>> >>> will
>> >>> >>> be much more difficult to coordinate our progress without this
>> >>> >>> bounding box
>> >>> >>> in iD Editor.
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>> Thanks very much,
>> >>> >>> Orla
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>>
>> >>> >>>
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