[Talk-us] Mark your calendars for the #BirthdaySprint! (Now with snazzy website!)

Jason Remillard remillard.jason at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 14:18:40 UTC 2013


Also, it looks like we have some actual locations for some US events
this weekend too. San Francisco, Denver, Nashua, NH.


On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 1:32 PM, Kathleen Danielson
<kathleen.danielson at gmail.com> wrote:
> As you all know, in honor of OpenStreetMap's 9th birthday, we are holding a
> Birthday Sprint next weekend, August 10th - 11th. Since we can't all be in
> the same room (this time), this will be a distributed code sprint, so you
> won't even need to get off the couch! All you'll need to do is get online,
> and all you'll need to bring is your enthusiasm!
> Whoever has an OSM project they are working on is invited to rally their
> communities to do a dedicated push over those two days. We already have a
> LOT of great projects signed up, so if you want to help, but don't know
> where to get started, check out our projects page, where you can find
> contact info, code repositories, discussion lists and more.
> We're working to identify tasks for non-developers as well, so keep checking
> back as we get closer to the date of the sprint if you don't see anything
> you feel comfortable contributing to just yet.
> These are the projects that are signed up so far:
> OSM Groups
> HOT Website updates
> HOT cross-site toolbar
> Complete iD integration into tasking server
> WikiMaps
> Historical OSM
> Hashtag Aggregation
> Social Feature Planning (UX workshop)
> DC Building Import
> We're excited about all of the enthusiasm that we've heard so far, but this
> list isn't done yet! If you've got a project you'd like to add feel free to
> hit me up, or fork the github page. All we ask is that someone take
> ownership for the sprint, you provide a place where contributors can find
> tasks and ongoing discussion, and bring a lot of enthusiasm!
> Finally, even though this is a distributed code sprint, there are a few
> in-person events popping up (in DC, SF, and Salt Lake City). Find details
> here, and let us know if you're planning an in-person event too!
> KD
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