[HOT] Mapswipe - whats happening with the data?
jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 13:01:45 UTC 2017
But does it address the concern about how much effort is expended compared
to the value added?
On 26 March 2017 at 08:44, Ralf Stephan <gtrwst9 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Search is your friend. Searching for Mapswipe yields eg
> where clearly the tiles are preselected. Also the description: "The data
> are prepared by MapSwipe"
> On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 2:40 PM john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I seem to recall the same area is mapswiped by four different people
>> before a mapper maps it.
>> Other than the size of the tile or which area to give priority to I think
>> the advantage is that people can do it anywhere on a smartphone.
>> I would hesitate to say if it is worth doing or not. In future there
>> might be a way to bring something into OSM via a review process.
>> Cheerio John
>> On 26 March 2017 at 08:22, Hakuch <hakuch at posteo.de> wrote:
>> On 26.03.2017 14:13, john whelan wrote:
>> > My understanding is that mapswipe is only used to identify where to map.
>> > Not to contribute to the map.
>> > Cheerio John
>> of course there is no data transmitted to OSM, but how is the data (I
>> mean, marked tiles) used after I transmitted it? How much is it worth to
>> do that mapswiping?
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