[Talk-lt] Fwd: Night of the living maps - für Litauen?
Frank "Frankas" Wurft
frankas at bicycle.lt
Mon Jan 30 09:32:06 UTC 2012
gavau šios žinios iš Vokietijos
be to Vasario 7d. ir kitas projektas oficialiai prasidės:
Night of the living maps - virtual global mapping party 07.02.2012
since a few weeks, we had the idea for a global action, that we'd like
to announce today: www.nightofthelivingmaps.org
At Thursday, the 07.02.2012 we stay awake a whole night long, to trace
aerial imagery for the areas, that where we currently lack a lot of
informations: the countryside. Outside the big cities of your counties.
Sadly we have no real big international events here at OSM, maybe we can
change that with this 'LAN party'?
So we please you, to ask your local OSM community, if they doesn't want
to start a small local party. It's not that much work, usually you can
get a room by univeristy/Hackerspace/local goverment/... for free. Then
you just need a few notebooks and Coffee to get the party started ;)
We thought that it would be great, if you submit your changesets with a
comment starting with '#notlm...', so we are able to select them for
animations or just view where all of you are working.
Even if it's not the main goal to promote OSM and to attract newbies, it
would be great, if you could present your event to others. You will
find/can upload flyers and social media contacts right here:
But there is still enough stuff to do, for all of us:
-translating the wiki page for your local community
-setup animation rendering/statistics
-maybe we can get a webcam wall or something similar?
-add a tips&tricks page for your tips on good productivity and how to
surround the usual aerial tracing pitfalls
Of course we know, that using just Bing, is only #2 choice for adding
details to our database and that survey is what we all realy like. But
in this case, we believe, that it is a good compromise (see hints in
Wiki). Currently there seem to be no definitive answer if this technique
is right or wrong, maybe we can decide on this when years passed and we
can take a look back. So for now, let's just do what we are good at:
Create together a real good map :)
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