[Imports-us] Request from OSM US Import Committee

Darrell Fuhriman darrell at garnix.org
Tue Nov 12 18:09:47 UTC 2013

I'm not sure what's being asked for here. Something about wikis and templates, and wouldn't it be nice if it were better on mobile.

Perhaps you could be more clear about what you're asking for help with, and maybe provide examples so people can get a handle on the scale of what you're asking for.


On Nov 12, 2013, at 05:34, Serge Wroclawski <emacsen at gmail.com> wrote:

> Folks,
> At last night's meeting, we discussed the issues we have around
> understanding our import catalog. The wiki contains a category for
> imports, but the pages within it are difficult to parse and when
> something changes, they must be changed manually everywhere.
> Paul brought up how the iOS software page is generated automatically
> from a bot which gathers data from the wiki and then collects it on
> one page.
> Due to the importance of imports, we would like the same thing.
> What's stopping us is resources. None of those in attendance last
> night (myself, Paul Norman, Clifford Snow, Jason Remillard, or Rich
> Welty) have the time to create a template and then modify the existing
> pages to that template.
> We decided that we would ask the community for help in this. We are
> asking the US Import mailing list first, but also asking the board, in
> case they have resources they could dedicate to this effort, which we
> hope will be a large step forward in helping reform the chaos around
> imports in OpenStreetMap.
> Thank you,
> - Serge
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