[talk-ph] Wiki Loves Monuments needs some mapping help

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 19:30:44 BST 2012


Hi Ed,

The problem with this is that not all of the sites are in OSM and if
the only source of the location of a site is from Google Maps,
Panoramio, Wikimapia, etc. then we cannot legally add the location
into OSM and so there is no "ncca" tag or similar to collect.

Eugene


On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 11:23 AM, Ed Garcia <eppgarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
> Guys,
>
> My two centavos worth ...
>
> would it not be easier if we just place a special tag on such POIs on OSM
> (maybe NCCA=yes or some other tag) then harvest them all via OSMosis later?
> That way, it eliminates transcribing errors.
>
> :>) ed
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 10:59 AM, maning sambale
> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I added a few.  Will add more later.
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 1:20 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > By the way, as a test, I've started adding some coordinates obtained
>> > from OSM. Check out some of the sites in Baguio and Ilocos Norte in
>> > the list.
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 1:01 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Hi guys,
>> >>
>> >> I have created a public spreadsheet for the WLM sites:
>> >>
>> >> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtokxpcNebAxdGJSMFRqX3F5Q3pZd2JpTGxJYThlOGc
>> >>
>> >> It seems crowdsourcing this task is the way to go and using the usual
>> >> geo-research methodologies (OSM, Google, Panoramio, Wikimapia,
>> >> WaypointsDotPH, etc.)
>> >>
>> >> Eugene
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 8:15 PM, Ed Garcia <eppgarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> Nice! That's a very good tip.  Thanks Jim
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Jim Morgan <jim at datalude.com> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Ed Garcia wrote, On Tuesday, 10 April, 2012 02:37 PM:
>> >>>> > Anyway, I have been locating many of these sites lately by using
>> >>>> > combined panoramio, google earth, wikimapia.  Latest ones are some
>> >>>> > POIs in
>> >>>> > Cagayan Valley.  Most often, I see some of these monuments tagged
>> >>>> > in
>> >>>> > panoramio photos that are linked to GE.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Google Maps (not Earth) has a feature where you can right click on
>> >>>> any
>> >>>> point on the map, and select "What's Here?". That puts a large green
>> >>>> arrow
>> >>>> on the map. If you then click on the arrow it will pop up the
>> >>>> co-ordinates
>> >>>> (in decimal as well as degrees, minutes, seconds). Thought that was
>> >>>> quite
>> >>>> handy. And also, as you're placing the arrow yourself, then you're
>> >>>> not
>> >>>> stealing any info from the Google database, so I imagine you can use
>> >>>> this
>> >>>> information unrestricted.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Jim
>> >>>>
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