[OSM-talk] Help me build an OSM Community Index

Javier Sánchez Portero javiersanp at gmail.com
Sat Apr 21 19:32:17 UTC 2018


I like this idea. It will be useful, particularly if there are mapping
projects published in the place page.

Greetings, Javier

El mié., 18 abr. 2018 6:13, Johannes Singler <johannes at singler.name>
escribió:

> Hi,
>
> I think this is a great idea for community building.
>
> BTW what about having similar functionality *during* editing?  For
> example showing a link to the OSM wiki page of the currently edited area?
> Such pages often tell what to pay special attention to in a certain
> area, but IMHO they would deserve more visits (which could be improved
> by showing such links).
>
> Johannes
>
> Am 31.03.2018 um 14:25 schrieb Bryan Housel:
> > I’ve started building an index of OSM community resources here:
> > https://github.com/osmlab/osm-community-index
> >
> > "Resources" can be links to forums, meetups, Slack groups, Facebook
> > groups, mailing lists, and so on. Anything that mappers, especially
> > beginners, might find interesting or helpful.
> >
> > *Why?*
> >
> > Currently when you save an edit in iD, you will see a screen prompting
> > you to share your edit on Facebook, Twitter, Google+.  But we’d prefer
> > instead to use this screen to let the user know more about the community
> > around where they are editing.
> >
> > See https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/4815  for discussion and
> > some mockups.
> >
> > While the initial use of this index will be primarily to support this iD
> > feature that will be released soon, I’d love to see other applications
> > that have a community focus use the index as well.  For example, if you
> > are reviewing an edit in OSMCha, and you see something that looks like
> > vandalism or an undiscussed import and you want to ask someone in the
> > local community to take a look, this index could tell you how to reach
> > out to somebody local.
> >
> >
> > *What about { existing lists / the OSM wiki }?*
> >
> > I did look at existing community lists, and there are several, but most
> > of those lists do not support adding a bounding polygon around a
> > community.  Several of them do let you place a single pin where the
> > community is, but I was looking for something that would let me draw
> > complex bounding areas, and filter to only show communities active
> > around in the area where a user is editing.
> >
> > We already have a successful project for sharing imagery sources that
> > editors can use (see https://github.com/osmlab/editor-layer-index ) so
> I
> > decided to create something very similar.
> >
> >
> > *How can I help?*
> >
> > Glad you asked!
> > 1.  Go to https://github.com/osmlab/osm-community-index/  and watch or
> > star the project. ⭐️
> >
> > 2.  Read the README and CONTRIBUTING documents.  These contain info
> > about which files need to be added:
> >
> >   * Each resource needs a `.json` file to describe it, and
> >   * a `.geojson` file to describe where the region where it is active.
> >       (multiple resources can share a .geojson file)
> >
> >
> > 3.  Either add the files with a Pull Request, or open an issue for
> > somebody else to add the files.
> >
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Bryan
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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