[talk-ph] General strategy to using bing imagery in areas with no active OSMer (was Re: Microsoft Bing Maps Imagerty [sic] Terms of Use)

Anthony G. Balico anthony.balico at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 12:27:31 GMT 2010


You're welcome Noli, happy to help.

Hurry with the experiments and there's a looot of things to do :)


On Sat, 2010-12-04 at 23:24 +1100, Noli Sicad wrote:
> Hi Anthony,
> 
> Now I got it.
> 
> I will do experimental editing and tracing.
> 
> Thanks a lot.
> 
> Regards, Noli
> 
> 
> On 12/4/10, Anthony G. Balico <anthony.balico at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Noli,
> >
> > You may want to fire up a bit your josm using this little tweak
> > 	> java -Xmx512m -jar josm-latest.jar
> >
> > I installed the "imagery" plugin instead, and its working great you may
> > give it a try (a josm restart is necessary after installing a new
> > plugin).
> >
> > After that, just simply download map from osm (3rd from left on the menu
> > icons), box your area of interest (not so large otherwise you get an
> > error).  By default it will download only osm data but i suggest you
> > tick the "raw gps data" to pull the gps data from the db as well.  After
> > both were download, click "Imagery" from the main menu then choose Bing
> > Sat.  Now you're good to go :)
> >
> >
> > Anthony
> >
> > On Sat, 2010-12-04 at 22:42 +1100, Noli Sicad wrote:
> >> How do I start traces Bing Maps Imagerty (e.g. Iligan) using JOSM.
> >>
> >> Steps
> >> 1. Download the latest josm-latest.jar
> >> 2. In terminal (linux)
> >>     > java -jar josm-latest.jar
> >> 3. Install wmsplugin (for Bing Maps)
> >>
> >> What is next to do?
> >>
> >> 4.File -> New New Layer?
> >> 5.
> >> 6.
> >> 7,
> >>
> >> Any short tutorial?
> >>
> >> I watched the JOSM videos by Steve Coast. It seems not applicable to
> >> tracing maps.
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> Noli
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 12/1/10, 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:
> >> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/hires_imagery
> >> > . 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?
> >>
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