Eugene Alvin Villar
seav80 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 17:39:47 GMT 2010
We should also check whether the imagery is aligned correctly.
I looked at Calamba and the imagery seems to be shifted WNW by around
5 meters compared to the numerous GPS traces.
On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 6:09 PM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm posting this to generate insights on how we should maximize and
> accelerate data contributions in bing covered areas.
> At the moment there are a lot of bing imagery with minimal active
> ph-osmer (perhaps main reason is the lack of imagery). I am
> predicting that this will change very soon when other people start to
> see that their area of interest has his-res imagery available. As a
> community, how do we approach the info dissemination so that people
> become aware that there is imagery already in "X" town?
> Some suggestions:
> 1. Lets create a coverage list and add them here:
> . Do we have complete coverage sweep:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Bing/Coverage#Philippines ?
> 2. Check nearby editors covered by bing and remind them that imagery
> is now available (via OSM messaging).
> 3. "Seed" the area by tracing roads (temporarily tagged as highway=road).
> Adding stub roads can give an impression of completeness. Hence, it
> can be counter-productive. Personally, I have reservations on point 3
> (but lack the patience to wait for a passionate contributor in "X"
> town) :) .
> On the long term, the main strategy would be to encourage local osm
> groups within these imagery covered areas.
> Any ideas?
> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 8:28 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> By the way, Bing imagery is already available on Potlatch 2, not
>> Potlatch. You can access Potlatch 2 already at the main OSM website.
>> Just go to the area where you want to edit, hover over the Edit tab
>> until a small pop-up appears and click on the Potlatch 2 link.
>> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Here is more information:
>>> And check first if the imagery is really rectified or aligned
>>> correctly; use GPS traces to confirm:
>>> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 7:40 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi guys,
>>>> Please read before tracing. :-)
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