[talk-ph] Fwd: [OSM-talk] Bing aerial imagery priorities

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 07:16:26 BST 2011


The list are good.  Can we add this to the wiki:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Philippines/hires_imagery#Imagery_Request

Perhaps along with an osm shortcode uri to the approximate city
center, some of the place tags may not be the actual city center.

On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 12:30 PM, tutubi
<tutubi at backpackingphilippines.com> wrote:
> +1 for Vigan and nearby towns of Ilocos Sur...I can complete the street map
> once it's there...for now I can interpolate with my traces and just adjust
> later when i took note of the missing streets on OSM...intend to re-visit it
> next year
>
> Daet, been there couple of times sans gps and will re-visit in a few weeks
> (for rizal at 150)
>
> Surigao City
>
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 10:17 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Of course, by basing it on population, we lose out on more "popular"
>> cities and places.
>>
>> So other suggestions are:
>>
>> * Vigan
>> * Tagaytay
>> * Boracay
>> * Tuguegarao
>> * Naga
>> * Tagbilaran/Panglao
>> * Dumaguete
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 10:10 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > To be objective about it, I suggest the most populous cities in the
>> > Philippines.
>> >
>> > Looking at this list of cities (sort the table by population):
>> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_in_the_Philippines
>> > the top 5 most populous cities that don't have aerial imagery yet are:
>> >
>> > 15. General Santos
>> > 31. Butuan
>> > 38. Cabanatuan
>> > 42. Lucena
>> > 51. Ormoc
>> >
>> > We have mappers in Cabanatuan (G-eMapper), Ormoc (axk), Lucena
>> > (miamuy), and GenSan (kirkrhean), so having aerial imagery in these
>> > cities would prove useful.
>> >
>> > (And yes, 46 out of the top 50 most populous cities in the Philippines
>> > (at least the downtown/poblacian areas) are all covered by aerial
>> > imagery. Yay!)
>> >
>> >
>> > On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 9:44 AM, maning sambale
>> > <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Any wishlist of areas we want Bing to provide imagery?
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> >> From: Steve Coast <steve at asklater.com>
>> >> Date: Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 5:09 AM
>> >> Subject: [OSM-talk] Bing aerial imagery priorities
>> >> To: talk at openstreetmap.org
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Hi
>> >>
>> >> I'm speaking personally and there are no guarantees here but I'd like
>> >> to get input on what areas you would like Bing to prioritise for
>> >> aerial and/or satellite imagery in the coming year. Please mail
>> >> scoast at microsoft.com with the area in question (I'd love to accept
>> >> bounding boxes but don't really have the time so cities/countries are
>> >> the best).
>> >>
>> >> I will pass this on to the right people and we may or may not be able
>> >> to help.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks
>> >>
>> >> Steve
>> >
>>
>>
>>
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