[Talk-scotland] Edinburgh and glasgow cakes

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Sun Mar 30 20:45:31 UTC 2014


Could use the hot tasking manager: http://tasks.hotosm.org/

Shaun

On 30 Mar 2014, at 21:43, Donald Noble <drnoble at gmail.com> wrote:

> Agree it would be worthwhile setting up cakes to concentrate effort,
> but don't think it needs to be a weekly thing.
> Just set up an area of the city and wait until we get reasonable
> completeness. There are not that many (maybe 10) areas the size of
> Duddingston without buildings in Edinburgh, although Glasgow is that
> much bigger.
> 
> Will need a bit of ground truthing once it has been traced, but that
> can perhaps be done whilst picking up addresses. Plus might need local
> knowledge to flag up areas where bing imagery is out of date (i.e. new
> housing, or redevelopment).
> 
> Maybe set up a scale of completeness where 1 is just the roads (all
> areas should be at least this) up to 5 for most details, 7 is all
> buildings, and 9 once addresses and ground truth complete?
> 
> Cheers, Donald
> 
> 
> 
> On 30 March 2014 11:57, Bob Kerr <openstreetmapcraigmillar at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Congratulations to Tim on a successful mapping day in Duddingston
>> 
>> While I was there It was suggested that a small mapping cake could be put up on a regular basis to remotely map houses,
>> 
>> This would be usefull especially in Glasgow because of the 50th anniversary of the Cartographers society and in Edinburgh because of Erics NLS project
>> 
>> My question to the list would be If I chose a time say thursday night at 20:00 and pointed to
>> 
>> http://mapcraft.nanodesu.ru/list
>> 
>> or the map
>> 
>> http://mapcraft.nanodesu.ru/map?zoom=7&lat=7670608.86873&lon=-358642.64863&layers=BT
>> 
>> Do you think this would be worthwhile.
>> 
>> Is once a week too much
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> Bob
>> 
>> 
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