[Talk-us] GeoBadges 1.0 for OpenStreetMap

Steven Johnson sejohnson8 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 02:09:23 UTC 2015


Hi Frederik,
Thanks for the suggestion and I appreciate the distinction. Because this is
our first outing, we're sure that the badge will evolve and the
requirements are terminology will evolve with them.
Best,

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On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 9:04 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Steven,
>
> On 11/17/2015 02:45 AM, Steven Johnson wrote:
> > Just in time for #OSMGeoweek, TeachOSM with support from Mapstory.org
> > and American Geographical Society, has released the first OpenStreetMap
> > Surveyor I badge.[1]
>
> It's a great idea to make badges but I have a very big PLEASE: please,
> could you reserve the word "surveyor" for people who actually, you know,
> survey something, as in going out with a measuring device or even just a
> notepad and getting their boots dirty?
>
> And if you give people a badge for digitzing something off of a picture
> someone else has taken, give that badge a different name than "Surveyor
> badge"?
>
> I'm looking forward to there being proper surveyor badges in the future
> where the proof is your GPX trace or the paper you scribbled on in the
> field ;)
>
> Bye
> Frederik
>
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