[Talk-us] New North America coverage of Osmose QA

Hans De Kryger hans.dekryger13 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 20:24:40 UTC 2015

Thanks Frederic!
On Apr 2, 2015 11:57 AM, "Martijn van Exel" <m at rtijn.org> wrote:

> This is amazing news. Osmose is a really valuable tool.
> Also there is a good integration with MapRoulette that Frédéric built, and
> has already resulted in some interesting challenges. As you explore Osmose,
> let me know if you want any other QA themes from Osmose to appear in
> MapRoulette.
> Martijn
> Martijn van Exel
> skype: mvexel
> On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:51 AM, Frédéric Rodrigo <fred.rodrigo at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Osmose QA is a Quality Assurance tool. It detects and reports errors
>> based on more than 200 rulesets.
>> http://osmose.openstreetmap.fr
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Osmose
>> We are glad to announce the new North American coverage of Osmose QA.
>> After Africa and Antarctica, America is the last fully covered continent.
>> This is possible because of interest of MapBox on data quality and their
>> sponsorship of Osmose QA project through OpenStreetMap-France with € 2.000
>> donation. This allowed us to rent a new server for a couple of years to run
>> the North America analysis.
>> After the new active areas are in place, we checked the results and
>> adjusted the analysers according to local mapping usages. Nevertheless we
>> are still open to comments (and code) to improve the quality of errors
>> detection.
>> Setting up quality analyser in a new area always come up with lot of
>> errors detected - and some errors coming from noisy imports. Do not
>> discourage yourself by the quantity of errors. In Osmose QA you can filter
>> errors by severity, categories, topics and so on. You can look up at errors
>> on objects where your are the last editor. You can also show errors list,
>> exports and graph over time.
>> We plan to rent a second server and try to finish Europe coverage. Then
>> it will miss large part of Asia and Oceania to cover the world.
>> Donations are welcome to extend Osmose QA coverage on the last missing
>> continents.
>> The Osmose QA team.
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