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

Kathleen Danielson kathleen.danielson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 14:40:39 UTC 2013


Hi Russ-- that's great! I think the in-person events are definitely turning
out to be broader than just a sprint. In DC we're inviting newbies and
seasoned veterans alike, so there will be some sprinting, but also lots of
learning.

We'll get the event up on the bday sprint page :)


On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Russell Deffner <russdeffner at gmail.com>wrote:

> Kathleen,****
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> I’m coordinating the Denver, CO event – but we’re not doing a sprint (at
> least not for our in person event).  I’ll be doing an OSM Basics for the ½
> dozen or so new mappers that have joined:
> http://www.meetup.com/OSM-Colorado/ - details are there if you (or
> others) do want to add us to webpages, etc.****
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> Thanks,****
>
> =Russ****
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> *From:* Kathleen Danielson [mailto:kathleen.danielson at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, August 07, 2013 8:22 AM
> *To:* Jason Remillard
> *Cc:* OpenStreetMap US Talk
> *Subject:* Re: [Talk-us] Mark your calendars for the #BirthdaySprint!
> (Now with snazzy website!)****
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> Hi Jason--****
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> That's awesome! Can you help me get in touch with the organizers of those
> events? I'd love to see if they'd be ok with us adding their events to our Locations
> page. <http://osmlab.github.io/birthday-sprint/locations/>****
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> On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 10:18 AM, Jason Remillard <
> remillard.jason at gmail.com> wrote:****
>
> Hi,
>
> Also, it looks like we have some actual locations for some US events
> this weekend too. San Francisco, Denver, Nashua, NH.
>
> Thanks
> Jason****
>
>
>
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> 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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