[Talk-scotland] Edinburgh and glasgow cakes

Eric Grosso eric.grosso.os at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 17:42:03 UTC 2014


Hi Bob, all,

Thanks Bob, great idea. A monthly basis sounds probably better to start
with than a weekly one.

Cheers,
Eric


On 31 March 2014 11:23, Bob Kerr <openstreetmapcraigmillar at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

> I agree a week is probably too much,
>
> I also didn't realise that the task manager was open to non HOT
> activities, good to know
>
> The appeal for me for the map cake is the chat window, It allows anyone to
> join in without having a secondary chat account somewhere. I know that the
> chat window will be different for different cakes. Where as if I had one
> cake that slowly expands we can bring people together for half an hour. It
> would be a good way to get the community in Scotland together.
>
> Do you think first thursday monthly would work better at the beginning. I
> am just think of 20mins at 8pm or something
>
> Cheers
>
> Bob
>
>
> --------------------------------------------
> On Sun, 30/3/14, Shaun McDonald <shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk> wrote:
>
>  Subject: Re: [Talk-scotland] Edinburgh and glasgow cakes
>  To: talk-scotland at openstreetmap.org
>  Date: Sunday, 30 March, 2014, 20:45
>
>  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  knowledge to flag up areas where bing imagery is out of date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
> ⪫=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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>  > --
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