[talk-au] mapping Sydney, etc with Tasking Server
tangararama at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 00:25:48 BST 2012
Perfect... I'll keep plugging away in the Sydney-Newcastle coastal region.
And good work Simon for your edits in the Umina Beach area a couple of hours ago. I live in Gosford (just up the road)... I'll go back over these regions and tidy up the road hierarchy based on my local knowledge.
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On 29/07/2012, at 8:46, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
> Well since this is mainly for armchair mappers that don't have an easy
> way of verifying street names, I would suggest simply tracing as good as
> possible (no houses for now :-)) so that we get a road network back.
> Even if we have a majority of roads without names in some places, we can
> route still to those that have retained them. Setting the tile to "Done"
> avoids another mapper going over it again just looking for stuff to trace.
> The system allows for a 2nd pass "verfication" pass which could be used
> for adding names and other stuff from the locals. In any case in the end
> I suspect we will all be using either the no-name OSMI layer ir
> something similar.
> Am 28.07.2012 22:02, schrieb Ben Johnson:
>> Now there's 11... I love this. Thank you Simon! This concept removes
>> a lot of indecision.
>> My only question is - when is it safe to click the "Done" button? Is
>> it just for the definition and connection of the geometry of streets
>> and major features, etc.. ? I just marked an area as "Done", but
>> there's unnamed streets.
>> On 28/07/2012, at 11:44 PM, Richard Weait wrote:
>>> The tasking server allows mappers to select an area to map. Others
>>> can see which areas have been mapped and which have not. The goal
>>> being increased coordination and reduced duplication.
>>> There are several mapping tasks currently, including Sydney, kindly
>>> hosted by Simon Poole.
>>> I see that ten users are mapping in Sydney with the tasking server, in
>>> addition to the others mapping "freestyle". :-)
>>> I find the tasking server helpful in focusing my efforts. I take my
>>> "assigned" area, open it in an editor with the links that are
>>> provided, then edit. The workflow "burden" of the tasking server is to
>>> provide a comment when you complete each area.
>>> Give it a try.
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