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  4.    <title>OpenStreetMap diary entries</title>
  5.    <description>Recent diary entries from users of OpenStreetMap</description>
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  9.      <title>OpenStreetMap diary entries</title>
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  15.      <title>getting started</title>
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  18.      <description>&lt;p&gt;today i have spent one hour learning all the different tools and basic shortcuts. I have watched a few tutorials on how to add buildings and how to select different area types.After i add a building i need to select what type of building it is but if i don’t know what type it is then i just select building. i started mapping some building for the task #8247 to help fund people who cant work due to covid-19.&lt;/p&gt;
  19. </description>
  20.      <dc:creator>FSchuberth</dc:creator>
  21.      <pubDate>Mon, 06 Apr 2020 16:52:17 +0000</pubDate>
  22.      <comments></comments>
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  25.      <title>Получение данных ОСМ по ВЛ</title>
  26.      <link></link>
  27.      <guid></guid>
  28.      <description>&lt;p&gt;Статус. Решено не полностью.
  29. Появилась задача, даже две  - скачать данные по ВЛ по всей России для QGIS и скачать данные в kml/kmz по европейской части для загрузки в Google Earth.
  30. Варианты решения:
  31. 1.Купить данные по каждому региону у next.gis. Один слой на один регион 150р (со скидкой).
  32. 2.Скачать shp на Geofabrik. Облом - в бесплатной  версии слои power отсутствуют
  33. 3.Использовать сервис HOTOSM. Интерфейс сервиса удобный, есть несколько форматов выходных данных. Но… Среди доступных тэгов нет power=line. Странно, притом что опоры есть.
  34. 4.Скачать pbf и с помощью osmosis перевести его в xml, выбрав нужное содержимое по тэгу power. Чет не получилось - вроде osmosis установился, но что-то делать отказался.
  35. 5.Использовать Qgis и его средствами выкачивать данные. Пока остановились на этом. Скачал Ростовскую область с помощью плагина Quick OSM. Раскрашиваю линии по напряжениям. В процессе обучения нужно разработать стили отрисовки и сохранить их отдельно для использования впоследствии - когда качество данных будет более-менее сносным.&lt;/p&gt;
  37. </description>
  38.      <dc:creator>-off-</dc:creator>
  39.      <pubDate>Mon, 06 Apr 2020 13:20:01 +0000</pubDate>
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  43.      <title>Mencari Bantuan</title>
  44.      <link></link>
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  46.      <description>&lt;p&gt;Sampai saat ini masih mencari sebuah solusi untuk dapat menerima hasil yang lebih baik, tapi saya belum menemukan nya sampai saat ini.&lt;/p&gt;
  47. </description>
  48.      <dc:creator>Zulham Effendi</dc:creator>
  49.      <pubDate>Mon, 06 Apr 2020 06:38:46 +0000</pubDate>
  50.      <comments></comments>
  51.      <geo:lat>2.96436292968376</geo:lat>
  52.      <geo:long>99.0641981363297</geo:long>
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  56.      <title>Mapatón COVID-19 Medellín - Comuna 1</title>
  57.      <link></link>
  58.      <guid></guid>
  59.      <description>&lt;h1 id="mapatn-covid-19-medelln---comuna-1"&gt;8188 - Mapatón COVID-19 Medellín - Comuna 1&lt;/h1&gt;
  61. &lt;p&gt;Mapatón COVID-19 Medellín aims to prepare information through open maps that allow us to adopt measures in cases of virus spread in the city of Medellín. Aiming to reduce vulnerability, making its structures visible and ensuring that the map is accurate; and to help better understand their degree of exposure and the determinants of vulnerability to environmental hazards.&lt;/p&gt;
  63. &lt;p&gt;Spent 1 hour mapping buildings.&lt;/p&gt;
  64. </description>
  65.      <dc:creator>AmeliaMap</dc:creator>
  66.      <pubDate>Sun, 05 Apr 2020 18:59:02 +0000</pubDate>
  67.      <comments></comments>
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  69.    <item>
  70.      <title>My March 2020 in OSM</title>
  71.      <link></link>
  72.      <guid></guid>
  73.      <description>&lt;p&gt;My March 2020 in OSM has been a little weird. The ongoing &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Coronoavirus pandemic&lt;/a&gt; has distracted me. Don’t worry I’m fine. I’m getting used to staying inside.&lt;/p&gt;
  75. &lt;ul&gt;
  76.  &lt;li&gt;OSMF Board
  77.    &lt;ul&gt;
  78.      &lt;li&gt;A journalist wrote about women &amp;amp; OpenStreetMap (&lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;‘Visible women’: Feminist mappers bridge data gap in urban design&lt;/a&gt;), they contacted the board for a comment, and as is common, only a small part of what we wrote was included. Read what we wrote: &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;OpenStreetMap and International Women’s Day&lt;/a&gt;. OSM is doing pretty good on this front.&lt;/li&gt;
  79.      &lt;li&gt;The OSMF needs a proper Conflict of Interest Policy, and we have a draft, which I did a little work on.&lt;/li&gt;
  80.      &lt;li&gt;To help pay for the &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Promotional Material Programme&lt;/a&gt;, our trusted treasurer set up an account for me on our accountancy software so I can file expense reports myself.&lt;/li&gt;
  81.      &lt;li&gt;&lt;em&gt;Screen2Screen&lt;/em&gt; March was supposed to be the annual Face-to-face meeting, this time planned for London. The coronavirus pandemic means we had it online at the same time, using Zoom, becoming a &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Screen-to-Screen (S2S)&lt;/a&gt;. It worked quite well&lt;/li&gt;
  82.    &lt;/ul&gt;
  83.  &lt;/li&gt;
  84.  &lt;li&gt;CWG
  85.    &lt;ul&gt;
  86.      &lt;li&gt;Ordered, and recieved 3 new sticker designs: &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;JOSM&lt;/a&gt; (&lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;full design&lt;/a&gt;, &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;J’adore OpenStreetMap&lt;/a&gt; (&lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;full design&lt;/a&gt;), and a &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;French language attribution fixer&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/li&gt;
  87.      &lt;li&gt;Posted 6 envelopes of stickers: Portugal, USA (× 2), Poland, India, Germany&lt;/li&gt;
  88.      &lt;li&gt;950 stickers were brought to &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;FOSSGIS 2020&lt;/a&gt;, the annual&lt;/li&gt;
  89.    &lt;/ul&gt;
  90.  &lt;/li&gt;
  91.  &lt;li&gt;Mapping
  92.    &lt;ul&gt;
  93.      &lt;li&gt;Still mapping, with at least one edit every day. The Irish building mapping project is always good when you want edits. Otherwise, StreetComplete when it was still OK to go outside.&lt;/li&gt;
  94.    &lt;/ul&gt;
  95.  &lt;/li&gt;
  96.  &lt;li&gt;Hacking
  97.    &lt;ul&gt;
  98.      &lt;li&gt;&lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;OpenKnowledge Belgium&lt;/a&gt; released a project &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;visualising the gender of people who had streets named after them in Brussels&lt;/a&gt;. It’s 2020 and they tried to do something about gender with a very basic cis knowledge of gender, and trans issues! I walked them through why &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;“Transgender” wasn’t a gender&lt;/a&gt;, and it has now been improved a lot.&lt;/li&gt;
  99.    &lt;/ul&gt;
  100.  &lt;/li&gt;
  101.  &lt;li&gt;Community
  102.    &lt;ul&gt;
  103.      &lt;li&gt;We’re all on lock down, no community events happen! 😢&lt;/li&gt;
  104.    &lt;/ul&gt;
  105.  &lt;/li&gt;
  106. &lt;/ul&gt;
  108. &lt;p&gt;Previously: &lt;a href="../diary/392412" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Feb 2020&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href="../diary/392077" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Jan 2020&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
  109. </description>
  110.      <dc:creator>᚛ᚏᚒᚐᚔᚏᚔᚋ᚜ 🏳️‍🌈</dc:creator>
  111.      <pubDate>Sun, 05 Apr 2020 11:28:12 +0000</pubDate>
  112.      <comments></comments>
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  115.      <title>"JustGo" : a new map for OSM (local) public transport data visualization</title>
  116.      <link></link>
  117.      <guid></guid>
  118.      <description>&lt;p&gt;So a few months ago I created an interactive site for public transports around Paris (&lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;here&lt;/a&gt;; also check &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;my last post, in french&lt;/a&gt;) with a custom map made on Mapbox, and using Navitia’s API for itineraries, next departures, etc.
  119. But I thought this map design could be useful on its own, so I changed it so that you can download the data of any city you want very easily and it will be displayed on the map. I guess it can be useful because I don’t see a lot of OSM-based transport maps dealing with coloured bus &amp;amp; train lines.
  120. The site for this map is &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;here&lt;/a&gt; (without itineraries because they are limited to a few places, but you can click on the data on the map and see the tags of the objects). It uses the Overpass API as well as osmtogeojson.&lt;/p&gt;
  122. &lt;p&gt;I also put the files on &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;GitHub&lt;/a&gt;. (note : it’s the first time I use it, so I may have made mistakes idk).&lt;/p&gt;
  124. &lt;p&gt;Enjoy !&lt;/p&gt;
  126. &lt;p&gt;Note : if the layer “trains” doesn’t load, consider unchecking “include regional trains”&lt;/p&gt;
  128. &lt;h2 id="a-few-screeshots-"&gt;A few screeshots :&lt;/h2&gt;
  129. &lt;p&gt;Tokyo subway network:
  130. &lt;img src="" alt="Tokyo subway network"&gt;
  131. Marseille, France:
  132. &lt;img src="" alt="Marseille, France"&gt;
  133. Tube and stations, London:
  134. &lt;img src="" alt="Tube and stations, London"&gt;
  135. Paris, buses and bus stops only, near Notre-Dame (with extra infor on the objects in the console) :
  136. &lt;img src="" alt="Paris, buses and bus stops only, near Notre-Dame"&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
  138. </description>
  139.      <dc:creator>clementroux</dc:creator>
  140.      <pubDate>Sun, 05 Apr 2020 09:18:58 +0000</pubDate>
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  144.      <title>Location to put package</title>
  145.      <link></link>
  146.      <guid></guid>
  147.      <description>&lt;p&gt;Please put package inside my gate area thanks&lt;/p&gt;
  148. </description>
  149.      <dc:creator>Kpharms</dc:creator>
  150.      <pubDate>Sun, 05 Apr 2020 08:52:00 +0000</pubDate>
  151.      <comments></comments>
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  154.      <title>Animation: Twelve years of GPS tracks</title>
  155.      <link></link>
  156.      <guid></guid>
  157.      <description>&lt;p&gt;A short video of twelve years of GPS tracks from my Garmin:&lt;/p&gt;
  159. &lt;p&gt;&lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
  161. &lt;p&gt;&lt;img src="" alt="Screenshot"&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
  163. </description>
  164.      <dc:creator>Alexander Avtanski</dc:creator>
  165.      <pubDate>Sun, 05 Apr 2020 03:39:47 +0000</pubDate>
  166.      <comments></comments>
  167.      <geo:lat>37.253123</geo:lat>
  168.      <geo:long>-121.814927</geo:long>
  169.      <georss:point>37.253123 -121.814927</georss:point>
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  172.      <title>Cementerios</title>
  173.      <link></link>
  174.      <guid></guid>
  175.      <description>&lt;p&gt;La cultura del arte en los cementerios&lt;/p&gt;
  176. </description>
  177.      <dc:creator>adrianaballesteros</dc:creator>
  178.      <pubDate>Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:43:10 +0000</pubDate>
  179.      <comments></comments>
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  181.    <item>
  182.      <title>Новости из мира OpenStreetMap № 505 (17.03.2020-23.03.2020)</title>
  183.      <link></link>
  184.      <guid></guid>
  185.      <description>&lt;p&gt;&lt;img src="" alt="Logo"&gt;
  186. 505 &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;выпуск&lt;/a&gt; WeeklyOSM переведен на русский&lt;/p&gt;
  188. &lt;p&gt;На что обратить внимание:&lt;/p&gt;
  190. &lt;ul&gt;
  191.  &lt;li&gt;На подборки сервисов (не только OSM, но и он тоже), которым можно помочь, находясь дома во время карантина из-за COVID-19&lt;/li&gt;
  192.  &lt;li&gt;На национальную карту Исландии&lt;/li&gt;
  193.  &lt;li&gt;Вышла новая версия главного картостиля OSM&lt;/li&gt;
  194.  &lt;li&gt;На проект “Миллион кварталов”&lt;/li&gt;
  195. &lt;/ul&gt;
  197. </description>
  198.      <dc:creator>Silka123</dc:creator>
  199.      <pubDate>Sat, 04 Apr 2020 15:38:19 +0000</pubDate>
  200.      <comments></comments>
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  202.    <item>
  203.      <title>My edits in Bergen County, part 13</title>
  204.      <link></link>
  205.      <guid></guid>
  206.      <description>&lt;p&gt;In just over two months, I have finished my edits in North Arlington now, with every building mapped! This one was way quicker than the last OSM project I gave myself, Teaneck.&lt;/p&gt;
  208. &lt;p&gt;North Arlington is relatively small, which is partly why it didn’t take so long to map. It’s the southernmost location in Bergen County, and borders two other New Jersey counties: Essex and Hudson.&lt;/p&gt;
  210. &lt;p&gt;Next is Fort Lee. It has roughly the same land area as North Arlington (just 0.02 square miles less), but unlike North Arlington, it doesn’t have a large cemetery, so it may take a bit longer to map Fort Lee.&lt;/p&gt;
  212. &lt;p&gt;Click below to see North Arlington!&lt;/p&gt;
  213. </description>
  214.      <dc:creator>ComBlOp</dc:creator>
  215.      <pubDate>Sat, 04 Apr 2020 03:15:39 +0000</pubDate>
  216.      <comments></comments>
  217.      <geo:lat>40.7886324990206</geo:lat>
  218.      <geo:long>-74.1335535049439</geo:long>
  219.      <georss:point>40.7886324990206 -74.1335535049439</georss:point>
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  221.    <item>
  222.      <title>The "Screen-to-Screen" Meeting and Mapping Embassies Plus Consulates</title>
  223.      <link></link>
  224.      <guid></guid>
  225.      <description>&lt;p&gt;Due to the corona virus pandemic the annual face-to-face meeting of the OSMF board of directors shifted to what we wryly termed a “screen-to-screen” meeting using the Zoom video conferencing account of our facilitator, Allen “Gunner” Gunn.  To our collective surprise, the video conference went fairly well.  It was not as good as meeting face to face, but was far better than audio only, and so much so that the board plans to experiment with shifting from using Mumble (audio only) for monthly board meetings to a video conferencing platform.&lt;/p&gt;
  227. &lt;p&gt;In keeping with the FOSS philosophy of OSMF, we will try BigBlueButton, an open-source videoconferencing platform.  Thus, if OSMF members want to tune in to the next board meeting, watch for announcements that we will meet in a video conference.  We will ask that non-members of the board keep their cameras and microphones off, and that only board members have their cameras and microphones on.&lt;/p&gt;
  229. &lt;p&gt;Minutes of the “screen-to-screen” meeting remain in process.  Bottom line up front: the board has taken on board much of the information in the SWOT analysis, last year’s survey, and the 40+ conference calls I have made to community members, local communities and chapters, and members of our advisory board.  We accept all criticism that has come our way and are working on how to address the problems you have identified to us.&lt;/p&gt;
  231. &lt;p&gt;In March I flew to Riga for what will likely be the last in-person regional SOTM for a while due to the pandemic, State of the Map Baltics (many thanks and kudos to Rihards Olups for pulling it together and being my host in Riga).  My presentation on “Winds of Change in OSM” was well received.  I plan to deliver an updated version of that presentation during the virtual SOTM in July, so if you are interested in a synopsis of what I have been hearing from across the community, and my take on it all, be sure to tune in.&lt;/p&gt;
  233. &lt;p&gt;I have also been armchair mapping.  One outcome of the pandemic has been evacuation of tourists, business people, and guest workers from affected countries to their homelands.  These evacuations are typically organized by embassies and consulates.  As a former diplomat and ambassador, and the instigator of the Tag:office=diplomatic tagging scheme, I have begun upgrading diplomatic POIs in my old stomping grounds, the former Soviet Union, so that people can not only find their homelands’ embassies and consulates, but find contact information for them in the various offline smartphone apps like MAPS.ME.  So far Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, and Georgia are done (though I posted a few fixme tags for problems I cannot solve from afar, and which need local mappers to solve).  So I am not only keeping busy chairing the board of directors of the OSM Foundation, I am mapping, too.&lt;/p&gt;
  234. </description>
  235.      <dc:creator>apm-wa</dc:creator>
  236.      <pubDate>Sat, 04 Apr 2020 01:28:48 +0000</pubDate>
  237.      <comments></comments>
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  240.      <title>Ankara'da sınırlarını düzelttiğim ilçeler</title>
  241.      <link></link>
  242.      <guid></guid>
  243.      <description>&lt;h2 id="dzelttiklerim"&gt;Düzelttiklerim&lt;/h2&gt;
  244. &lt;ul&gt;
  245.  &lt;li&gt;Ayaş&lt;/li&gt;
  246.  &lt;li&gt;Bala&lt;/li&gt;
  247.  &lt;li&gt;Beypazarı&lt;/li&gt;
  248.  &lt;li&gt;Çamlıdere&lt;/li&gt;
  249.  &lt;li&gt;Çubuk&lt;/li&gt;
  250.  &lt;li&gt;Elmadağ&lt;/li&gt;
  251.  &lt;li&gt;Evren&lt;/li&gt;
  252.  &lt;li&gt;Gölbaşı&lt;/li&gt;
  253.  &lt;li&gt;Güdül&lt;/li&gt;
  254.  &lt;li&gt;Haymana&lt;/li&gt;
  255.  &lt;li&gt;Kalecik&lt;/li&gt;
  256.  &lt;li&gt;Kızılcahamam&lt;/li&gt;
  257.  &lt;li&gt;Nallıhan&lt;/li&gt;
  258.  &lt;li&gt;Polatlı&lt;/li&gt;
  259.  &lt;li&gt;Sincan&lt;/li&gt;
  260.  &lt;li&gt;Şereflikoçhisar&lt;/li&gt;
  261. &lt;/ul&gt;
  263. &lt;h2 id="ksmen-dzelttiklerim"&gt;Kısmen düzelttiklerim:&lt;/h2&gt;
  264. &lt;ul&gt;
  265.  &lt;li&gt;Akyurt&lt;/li&gt;
  266.  &lt;li&gt;Çankaya&lt;/li&gt;
  267.  &lt;li&gt;Etimesgut&lt;/li&gt;
  268.  &lt;li&gt;Kahramankazan&lt;/li&gt;
  269.  &lt;li&gt;Mamak&lt;/li&gt;
  270.  &lt;li&gt;Pursaklar&lt;/li&gt;
  271.  &lt;li&gt;Yenimahalle&lt;/li&gt;
  272. &lt;/ul&gt;
  274. &lt;h2 id="dzelteceklerim"&gt;Düzelteceklerim:&lt;/h2&gt;
  275. &lt;ul&gt;
  276.  &lt;li&gt;Altındağ&lt;/li&gt;
  277.  &lt;li&gt;Keçiören&lt;/li&gt;
  278. &lt;/ul&gt;
  279. </description>
  280.      <dc:creator>bora can</dc:creator>
  281.      <pubDate>Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:20:41 +0000</pubDate>
  282.      <comments></comments>
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  285.      <title>(Prague) online mapathon</title>
  286.      <link></link>
  287.      <guid></guid>
  288.      <description>&lt;p&gt;So we organized an online mapathon. I want to share what we planned, how it worked, our feedback, and my thoughts about how we should continue.&lt;/p&gt;
  290. &lt;p&gt;When I say &lt;em&gt;we&lt;/em&gt; I mean &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;core team&lt;/a&gt;. By definition, the core team &lt;em&gt;are people who go to a pub after a mapathon&lt;/em&gt;. Maybe, it would be better to say that: &lt;em&gt;The &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Missing Maps&lt;/a&gt; is mainly about mapping. However, somebody has to take care of the mappers…&lt;/em&gt;. And that’s &lt;em&gt;we&lt;/em&gt;, the core team.&lt;/p&gt;
  292. &lt;p&gt;In Prague, there are Missing Maps mapathons every last Tuesday of a month (we have an exception in December), and we were not willing to give up on March’s one.&lt;/p&gt;
  294. &lt;h1 id="what-we-planned"&gt;What we planned&lt;/h1&gt;
  295. &lt;p&gt;We found that we had about 30 registered participants. We do the introduction to mapping in iD editor, we teach the JOSM basics, and we explain how to validate to advanced mappers.&lt;/p&gt;
  297. &lt;p&gt;The plan was to have one &lt;em&gt;global chat&lt;/em&gt;, video stream for &lt;em&gt;introduction talk&lt;/em&gt;, video chat for &lt;em&gt;mapping groups&lt;/em&gt;, and video stream again for &lt;em&gt;final talk(s)&lt;/em&gt;. All of the communication channels must be accessible without registration for participants. Moreover, video chat for &lt;em&gt;mapping groups&lt;/em&gt; should be instantly creatable to maximize flexibility.&lt;/p&gt;
  299. &lt;p&gt;We needed leaders of mapping groups. Fortunately, there are plenty of capable mappers in the core team. The idea was to limit the capacity of a mapping group (to about 6 - 7 people) to achieve comfort communication.&lt;/p&gt;
  301. &lt;p&gt;We got prepared with &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Introduction to Tasking Manager and iD editor video (in Czech)&lt;/a&gt; and &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;written down mapping process (in Czech, too)&lt;/a&gt;. The video length is limited to 5 minutes. I think it increases the probability that the participants would watch it.&lt;/p&gt;
  303. &lt;p&gt;Now about technologies. We used the &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Freenode&lt;/a&gt; IRC channel as the global chat. Participants can connect easily over &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Kiwi IRC client&lt;/a&gt;, just specifying their names. (You can add server and channel after &lt;code&gt;/next/&lt;/code&gt; in the link.) We used &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Zoom&lt;/a&gt; for the introduction and final talks. And we used &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Jitsi&lt;/a&gt; for video chat of mapping groups.&lt;/p&gt;
  305. &lt;p&gt;We knew links to global chat and zoom meetings in advance, so we sent them to participants along with times of zoom meetings, link to the mapping task, link to &lt;em&gt;Introduction to Tasking Manager and iD editor&lt;/em&gt; video, and link to written down mapping process.&lt;/p&gt;
  307. &lt;p&gt;We planned the mapathon a bit shorter than the regular one. Usually, our mapathon takes 3 hours. Our first online mapathon started at 6 pm, there was the introduction talk at 6.10 pm, we started the final talks at 7.40 pm, and the whole mapathon was over a bit after 8 pm.&lt;/p&gt;
  309. &lt;p&gt;The last thing – we used &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;keepbot&lt;/a&gt; to help with auto-creating of links to video chat for mapping groups. (It turned out that it didn’t work well. I will comment on that later.)&lt;/p&gt;
  311. &lt;h1 id="how-it-worked"&gt;How it worked&lt;/h1&gt;
  312. &lt;p&gt;So users started connecting. Together, there were about 45 guys on global chat, including the core team. I was moderating IRC. With the help of the &lt;em&gt;keepbot&lt;/em&gt;, I was regularly sending the most important links to the channel, because IRC does not persist a history, and I was always changing the topic of the channel when the time comes to introduction talk, mapping time, or the final talks. (The last change was PIVO, of course.)&lt;/p&gt;
  314. &lt;p&gt;At the end of the introduction talk, I explained that there would be links to mapping groups on global chat now, and I asked mappers to join one of the mapping group. Because the leaders of mapping groups registered their &lt;em&gt;descriptions of the mapping group&lt;/em&gt; to the &lt;em&gt;keepbot&lt;/em&gt;, I was able to send automatically generated links to video chats of all the mapping groups.&lt;/p&gt;
  316. &lt;p&gt;One mapping group was created ad-hoc, for mappers with no need to learn, but want to chat. Two of the mapping groups were dropped because there was no need for them. There were some problems with screen sharing on Jitsi, however. At least two mapping groups moved to Skype. As the &lt;em&gt;keepbot&lt;/em&gt; is a pretty simple script, I wasn’t ready for such a situation. Fortunately, the communication of the mapping group leader towards mappers was brilliant, and there were no significant complications when moving to another video chat.&lt;/p&gt;
  318. &lt;p&gt;When the time was up, I changed the topic to &lt;em&gt;final talks&lt;/em&gt;. These were on Zoom. The participants asked questions for speakers on the Zoom chat. There were few left on global chat, mainly the core team. I could say that we concluded the mapathon on Zoom, announcing the number of buildings mapped.&lt;/p&gt;
  320. &lt;p&gt;Finally, after the mapathon, we had a little bit of chat and recent feedback from the core team.&lt;/p&gt;
  322. &lt;h1 id="our-feedback"&gt;Our feedback&lt;/h1&gt;
  323. &lt;p&gt;This section is about feedback from us, the core team, towards us, the core team. We had no plan to take input from mappers on the first online mapathon. We will see how many mappers will come to the next online mapathon if organized.&lt;/p&gt;
  325. &lt;p&gt;I will start with the problems. The biggest one was &lt;em&gt;Too many communication channels&lt;/em&gt;. We had the global chat on IRC, but there was a chat on Zoom, too. (We couldn’t use Zoom for the whole mapathon, because of the time limit for non-paying accounts.) And it was confusing.&lt;/p&gt;
  327. &lt;p&gt;There were some problems with screen sharing on Jitsi. We tested it before the mapathon, but maybe we should spend more time on it.&lt;/p&gt;
  329. &lt;p&gt;We chose a lousy mapping task that was for intermediate mappers. Avoid it for your mapathon with beginners! They wouldn’t be able to map! But we managed early and chose another one.&lt;/p&gt;
  331. &lt;p&gt;Also, we found out that there is no need to limit the mapping group capacity so strictly. About ten members in one mapping group is still okay.&lt;/p&gt;
  333. &lt;p&gt;The rest are smaller problems, but also noted. There is no chat history in IRC nor Zoom. Sometimes it happened that a participant was disconnected from IRC. Zoom does not work on Firefox.&lt;/p&gt;
  335. &lt;p&gt;However, we can praise ourselves, too. The mapathon had flow. We solved the problems in real-time, without much hassle.&lt;/p&gt;
  337. &lt;p&gt;We designed the structure and kept it, more or less.&lt;/p&gt;
  339. &lt;p&gt;There were enough mapping group leaders. We had three mapping groups for beginners in Czech, one in English, one mapping group with an introduction to JOSM, one mapping group with an introduction to validation, and at least one group of just mappers. We were flexible in the sense of mapping groups.&lt;/p&gt;
  341. &lt;p&gt;We had informative communication towards the mappers. Not just on global chat, Zoom, or Jitsi video chats, but before the mapathon, too. (We sent as much information as possible in advance.)&lt;/p&gt;
  343. &lt;h1 id="my-thoughts-about-the-next-online-mapathon"&gt;My thoughts about the next online mapathon&lt;/h1&gt;
  344. &lt;p&gt;I saved a few rows for my thoughts here. I tried to be objective as much as possible. However, the diary is, of course, biased.&lt;/p&gt;
  346. &lt;p&gt;So what are my ideas for the next online mapathon? The biggest issue is the one with the communication channels. Let’s keep the structure as pure and open as possible. Therefore, I like IRC. I wouldn’t go for Zoom again. I would try to stream the Jitsi meeting on Youtube (disable the chat), share the link on IRC, and discuss everything there.&lt;/p&gt;
  348. &lt;p&gt;I am going to change the &lt;em&gt;keepbot&lt;/em&gt;, too. The mapping groups leaders should be able to change the link to their video chats as they wish. And I should extend the &lt;em&gt;keepbot&lt;/em&gt; for &lt;em&gt;Question and Answers&lt;/em&gt; session.&lt;/p&gt;
  349. </description>
  350.      <dc:creator>qeef</dc:creator>
  351.      <pubDate>Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:15:10 +0000</pubDate>
  352.      <comments></comments>
  353.    </item>
  354.    <item>
  355.      <title>Empieza mi andadura por los gimnasios de Artes Marciales de España</title>
  356.      <link></link>
  357.      <guid></guid>
  358.      <description>&lt;p&gt;Voy a intentar hacer un recorrido por toda la geografía española, localizando Gimnasios, dojos, dojans o como los queráis llamar que traten y donde se entrenen &lt;a href="" class="rank-math-link" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Artes Marciales&lt;/a&gt;, Defensa Personal y deportes de contacto.&lt;/p&gt;
  359. </description>
  360.      <dc:creator>artesmarciales</dc:creator>
  361.      <pubDate>Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:17:52 +0000</pubDate>
  362.      <comments></comments>
  363.    </item>
  364.    <item>
  365.      <title>Update on my School Work</title>
  366.      <link></link>
  367.      <guid></guid>
  368.      <description>&lt;p&gt;March 24: &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;School Work starts&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
  370. &lt;p&gt;As best as I can tell I’ve only worked my way through 69&amp;nbsp;schools. It seems far more. There are more than 223&amp;nbsp;changesets made by myself under this banner, and I was trying to do one changeset for each school or set-of-schools in the same immediate area. I think that what has happened is that the number of schools listed on the section of the page that I’ve worked on have shrunk as I have mapped them.&lt;/p&gt;
  372. &lt;p&gt;I began using &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;;/a&gt; to update all school info within OSM in the NG (Nottinghamshire) postcode on March&amp;nbsp;24. You can see all postcode links at &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;
  374. &lt;h4 id="osmmathmosnet"&gt;&lt;em&gt;;/em&gt;&lt;/h4&gt;
  375. &lt;p&gt;The site was promoted by a diary post by &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;CjMalone&lt;/a&gt;. It gathers info from the site on current schools and cross-references those against UK schools mapped within OSM. Each top-level postcode gets it’s own page, and within that page the site lists (in order):-&lt;/p&gt;
  377. &lt;ol&gt;
  378.  &lt;li&gt;Schools apparently not mapped in OSM&lt;/li&gt;
  379.  &lt;li&gt;Schools in OSM not matched against the official list&lt;/li&gt;
  380.  &lt;li&gt;Schools matched in OSM by location but not edubase ID&lt;/li&gt;
  381.  &lt;li&gt;Schools matched in OSM by edubase ID&lt;/li&gt;
  382. &lt;/ol&gt;
  384. &lt;h4 id="school-cadastre"&gt;&lt;em&gt;School Cadastre&lt;/em&gt;&lt;/h4&gt;
  385. &lt;p&gt;In the last 9&amp;nbsp;days I’ve worked my way through all the first 3 sets of schools in the lists above. I’ve entered missing Cadastre (the perimeter of the school land parcel), and fixed them where they were wrong.&lt;/p&gt;
  387. &lt;p&gt;I also tried but failed to find the govt opensource download for those cadastre. Finally, Christian Ledermann &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;mailed me&lt;/a&gt; with the link to his &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;github for his App&lt;/a&gt; that contains those Cadastre. Unfortunately his site is broken (logging into OSM gives a &lt;em&gt;Status&amp;nbsp;500&lt;/em&gt; error back from his site), but it originally did work &lt;em&gt;and&lt;/em&gt; put all necessary info on the OSM way. Bugger! Just when I needed it, it is not working.&lt;/p&gt;
  389. &lt;p&gt;I do not have the time to fix his site. I will finish the NG schools manually &amp;amp; continue to bodge my way with the cadastre. It’s a bummer, because his product was excellent. &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Build instructions are here&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;
  391. &lt;h4 id="all-schools-now-have-websites"&gt;&lt;em&gt;All Schools now have websites&lt;/em&gt;&lt;/h4&gt;
  392. &lt;p&gt;There seem to be many missing and some bad website links in the edubase site. A useful site is &lt;a href=";amp;where=4&amp;amp;submit=Submit" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;;/a&gt;, in which the first link on the line will bring up the school website. As a final, last-gasp, putting the school name into Google Street-View will normally include the school webpage link within the school info, but I never told you that.&lt;/p&gt;
  394. &lt;table&gt;
  395.  &lt;tbody&gt;
  396.    &lt;tr&gt;
  397.      &lt;td&gt;&lt;img src="" alt="cute cartoon1" style="display: inline!important;"&gt;&lt;/td&gt;
  398.      &lt;td&gt;&lt;img src="" alt="cute cartoon2" style="display:inline!important;"&gt;&lt;/td&gt;
  399.      &lt;td&gt;&lt;img src="" alt="cute cartoon3" style="display:inline!important;"&gt;&lt;/td&gt;
  400.      &lt;td&gt;&lt;img src="" alt="cute cartoon4" style="display:inline!important;"&gt;&lt;/td&gt;
  401.    &lt;/tr&gt;
  402.  &lt;/tbody&gt;
  403. &lt;/table&gt;
  405. &lt;p&gt;The interesting feature for me is that a few years ago very few schools had a website or an email address and, suddenly, that has changed with hundreds of identikit websites springing up. Chock-a-block with JavaScript and (oh good lord) the same cute cartoons, and moving pictures. Including more than one with a customised mouse cursor that prevented me from clicking on anything (not deliberate - they had scores of links to click on). The cursor was a little, cute squirrel. I was really wishing that it was a hedgehog, or a porcupine, so that I could stick it sideways up the southern fundament of that page’s web designer.&lt;/p&gt;
  407. &lt;p&gt;&lt;em&gt;April update:&lt;/em&gt;  &lt;br&gt;
  408. After making another couple of hundred site updates, I am astonished at how amateurish many school website designs are underneath their flashy exteriors (an email address just now copying &lt;em&gt;“&lt;a href="mailto:[email protected]" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;[email protected]&lt;/a&gt;”&lt;/em&gt; after right-click; the display is correct, but they had not changed the base template value). Every single site requires JavaScript to be switched on. Some have then abused it so badly that most of the page will not display on &lt;em&gt;Chromium&lt;/em&gt;, and the only way for me to find the School contact details is to investigate the page source-code. What finally pushed me over the top was receiving — and not for the first time —  a popup error:&lt;/p&gt;
  410. &lt;blockquote&gt;
  411.  &lt;p&gt;&lt;em&gt;name-of-school says:  &lt;br&gt;
  412. Sorry, Right Click Disabled&lt;/em&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;
  413. &lt;/blockquote&gt;
  415. &lt;p&gt;So I copied the email address using &lt;em&gt;Ctrl-C&lt;/em&gt; instead. I was only trying to see if this site —  like so many others —  was using broken script to obfuscate the email address before copying it.&lt;/p&gt;
  417. &lt;h4 id="final-observation"&gt;&lt;em&gt;Final observation&lt;/em&gt;&lt;/h4&gt;
  418. &lt;p&gt;I’ve had to update &lt;em&gt;every&lt;/em&gt; school with at least one piece of info, and usually several pieces or all. So, it has been very useful for the map indeed. Only another few hundred thousand to go.&lt;/p&gt;
  420. &lt;p&gt;&amp;lt;rant&amp;gt;The one thing that does defeat my imagination is why no-one else has done this before. For it’s size, Nottingham is one of the best-mapped places in OSM. There are a large number of diligent mappers in this region. They have been followed up by others going through all schools and (for example) entering fhrs ids; I’m sure that that is most useful. And yet, it seems that no-one has thought to think for themselves &lt;em&gt;“What will those folks that use OSM want to be able to find within the School (etc.) that they are searching for”&lt;/em&gt; and come up with the answer (for example) &lt;em&gt;“contact info”&lt;/em&gt;, and thus made sure to enter it for every PoI.&amp;lt;/rant&amp;gt;&lt;/p&gt;
  421. </description>
  422.      <dc:creator>alexkemp</dc:creator>
  423.      <pubDate>Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:03:19 +0000</pubDate>
  424.      <comments></comments>
  425.    </item>
  426.    <item>
  427.      <title>Inclusão da Rede Bancarias no OpenStreetMap. </title>
  428.      <link></link>
  429.      <guid></guid>
  430.      <description>&lt;p&gt;Boa Noite.&lt;/p&gt;
  432. &lt;p&gt;Tenho adicionado Agencias da Rede Bancarias;  ITAU, BANCO DO BRASIL, CAIXA ECONÔMICA FEDERAL, BRADESCO, SANTANDER e BNB (Banco do Nordeste).&lt;/p&gt;
  434. &lt;p&gt;Estou adicionando as Agencias da Cidade do Recife e Região Metropolitana, incluindio endereço, N°, Site, N° Agencia e Telefone.&lt;/p&gt;
  436. &lt;p&gt;O OpenstreetMap está com bastante informação sobre os bancos brasileiro, uma fonte para pesquisa de agencias espalhada por todos o estado de Pernambuco e sua Capital Recife.&lt;/p&gt;
  438. &lt;p&gt;Atenciosamente,&lt;/p&gt;
  440. &lt;p&gt;Raphael de Assis.
  441. Recife/PE.&lt;/p&gt;
  442. </description>
  443.      <dc:creator>raphaelmirc</dc:creator>
  444.      <pubDate>Thu, 02 Apr 2020 02:08:22 +0000</pubDate>
  445.      <comments></comments>
  446.      <geo:lat>-8.12219445965854</geo:lat>
  447.      <geo:long>-34.954259544611</geo:long>
  448.      <georss:point>-8.12219445965854 -34.954259544611</georss:point>
  449.    </item>
  450.    <item>
  451.      <title>Ein  Welt-Umradler 🚵‍ grüßt die 🗺 OSM-Gemeinde</title>
  452.      <link></link>
  453.      <guid></guid>
  454.      <description>&lt;p&gt;Der Welt-Umradler Peter Smolka (“Lemlem”) hat mir in sein &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Bucht&lt;/a&gt; auch Grüße an die Openstreetmap-Gemeinde geschrieben:&lt;/p&gt;
  456. &lt;p&gt;“Mit herzlichen Grüßen an die OSM-Gemeinde. Die OSM-Karten haben mir oft geholfen, besonders im Großstadtschungel und in den ganz leeren Weltgegenden.”&lt;/p&gt;
  458. &lt;p&gt;Seine Bücher sind zu empfehlen, wenn man von Abenteuern und vom realen Leben in anderen Ländern lesen möchte:
  459. &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Rad ab&lt;/a&gt;,
  460. &lt;a href="" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer"&gt;Rad ab 2&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
  462. &lt;p&gt;&lt;img src=";amp;name=large" alt="Signierung"&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
  463. </description>
  464.      <dc:creator>-karlos-</dc:creator>
  465.      <pubDate>Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:38:56 +0000</pubDate>
  466.      <comments></comments>
  467.    </item>
  468.    <item>
  469.      <title>So much help!</title>
  470.      <link></link>
  471.      <guid></guid>
  472.      <description>
  473. &lt;p&gt;Top ten fifteen mappers in my country are not even locals. There’s a need to form a new rebel alliance! We shall rise, silently and slowly. Currently, we are just tired.&lt;/p&gt;
  475. </description>
  476.      <dc:creator>kucai</dc:creator>
  477.      <pubDate>Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:38:01 +0000</pubDate>
  478.      <comments></comments>
  479.      <geo:lat>3.14051610398325</geo:lat>
  480.      <geo:long>101.504058837891</geo:long>
  481.      <georss:point>3.14051610398325 101.504058837891</georss:point>
  482.    </item>
  483.    <item>
  484.      <title>Nobody seems to know where Tesla gets its map data for speed limits</title>
  485.      <link></link>
  486.      <guid></guid>
  487.      <description>&lt;p&gt;Right now, I suspect that Tesla gets its speed limit data from OSM, but I can’t prove this.&lt;/p&gt;
  488. </description>
  489.      <dc:creator>penguian</dc:creator>
  490.      <pubDate>Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:05:53 +0000</pubDate>
  491.      <comments></comments>
  492.    </item>
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