[talk-ph] Time for another mapping party?

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 02:39:15 BST 2009

Yes, let's do this.  Seav's suggested areas are great for popularizing osm-ph.

Alternate suggestion.
1. Malabon-Navotas-Valenzuela area needs a lot of OSM love.
2. Let's finally clean-up small spots of unmapped areas in Makati (and
declare it's road complete).

Kahit saan, join ako.

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 11:21 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> It's been 4 months since the Tagaytay Mapping Party, so I think it's time we
> do another one and I suggest that this time we do it in Metro Manila to get
> more participants. (And try to better the event management skills of the
> Davao pips when they did their Davao Mapping Party. ;-)
> While Metro Manila is covered by Yahoo! imagery, there are plenty of places
> where a "virgin" GPS survey is possible. Here are some places I can think
> of:
> 1. Ortigas Home Depot and Metro Walk. The Yahoo! imagery here is outdated so
> this is a good spot to survey. The problem is that this spot is too small.
> But we could fill in the time with presentations if we were to target
> newbies.
> 2. McKinley Hills in Taguig (near Bonifacio Global City). Yahoo! imagery is
> outdated too. Same concerns as above.
> 3. Mandaluyong around Shaw Blvd. This area is covered by clouds in Yahoo! so
> GPS surveying is definitely needed.
> 4. Combine all of the above as separate slices if the number of participants
> is high.
> Any other suggestions?
> Eugene / seav
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