[talk-ph] Quarterly Mapping Parties (was: Re: Looking forward to OSM-PH in 2010

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 03:21:31 GMT 2010


I added 2 proposed mapping area:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/MappingParty#Proposed_area

Please add more so we can discuss what would be suitable (a highly
subjective criteria, btw) for most people.

On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 10:24 AM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I created a stub page for the mapping party events
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/MappingParty
>
> Please add more info.
>
>
>> QUARTERLY MICRO MAPPING PARTIES
>> -------------------------------
>>
>> We think that more frequent and regular Micro Mapping Parties in vicinity of
>> Metro Manila would be better in order to reach newbies and share mapping
>> techniques and create a more social/friendly interaction among mappers.
>>
>> Instead of asking everyone on which date they are free, we will just set
>> fixed
>> dates and people can choose to attend the Parties when they are free. We are
>> also looking to get sponsorships for these events (most likely the local
>> Garmin
>> distributors).
>>
>> Davao mappers and other areas can schedule their own regular events.
>>
>> Other ideas for mapping events:
>>  - Mapping slums/urban poor areas - ala mapkibera.org
>>  - Use TODA (transport groups) to speed up "road naming" within their
>>    respective routes. We could trace streets from Yahoo! print it then give
>> it
>>    to jeepney/tricycle drivers to verify.
>>  - Organize mapping events among local college and universities
>>
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> cheers,
> maning
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maning
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