Re: [OSM-dev] Automatic generation of short_name / alt_name where missing and obvious

2020-11-21 Thread Simon Poole
By definition if you can generate it mechanically, you shouldn't be adding it to OSM. Am 21.11.2020 um 15:20 schrieb Mateusz Konieczny via dev: Is there some existing code/library/tool for generating obvious short_name / alt_name from other tagged data? I am implementing it right now for one

Re: [OSM-dev] Restarting the EWG

2020-11-20 Thread Simon Poole
Without at least some guidance from the board on purpose and scope I see a real danger of this turning in to yet another iteration of "lets make a top ten list of stuff that might attract devs" with more money, aka not just GSOC, thrown in as the sole change. With the boring stuff that

Re: [OSM-dev] Standardized feature/tag database idea & proposal

2020-11-16 Thread Simon Poole
Frederik has already pointed out some of the relevant historic points. On top of that there is https://github.com/osmlab/editor-presets and I proposed  something similar a couple of years back as a GSOC project. I would consider the concept moot. On the one hand, while theoretically still

Re: Preset support of alternative preset items

2020-08-17 Thread Simon Poole
Am 17.08.2020 um 22:40 schrieb Stephan Knauss: > > Can you elaborate a bit more in what way you wish this to be more > structured? > > It is there to list similar tags. Do you want to structure the level > of "similarity"? To avoid any misunderstandings this is not about individual tags, but

Preset support of alternative preset items

2020-08-17 Thread Simon Poole
Some of the recent patches to JOSMs default preset have included elements for what are essentially presets for "similar" objects. Example: 5211         5212        5213        5214        5215        5216       

Re: [OSM-dev] OpenStreetMap Cartographic: A client-side rendered OpenStreetMap Carto

2020-05-26 Thread Simon Poole
I think you are missing "Only zoom 0 to 8 has been implemented so far. I started at zoom 0 and am working my way down." Simon Am 26.05.2020 um 10:42 schrieb Maarten Deen: > On 2020-05-26 10:15, Paul Norman via dev wrote: >> On 2020-05-25 1:15 a.m., Maarten Deen wrote: >>> Still, it looks to be

Re: Modify JOSM download limit

2020-03-19 Thread Simon Poole
Assuming you are using the "standard" rails port https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/blob/master/config/settings.yml line 27, iirc this is returned by the capabilities API call. Simon Am 19.03.2020 um 07:43 schrieb Yantisa Akhadi: > Hello Paul, > > Thanks for your reply! This

Re: [OSM-dev] Freely accessible aerial imagery tileserver?

2020-02-19 Thread Simon Poole
> was obscure and hard to find. > > Thanks, > Nick > > > ---- > *From:* Simon Poole > *Sent:* 19 February 2020 10:44 > *To:* dev@openstreetmap.org > *Subject:* Re: [OSM-dev] Freely accessible a

Re: [OSM-dev] Freely accessible aerial imagery tileserver?

2020-02-19 Thread Simon Poole
The very short answer, if you are referring to a global "high resolution" imagery mosaic, is "no". Am 19.02.2020 um 11:36 schrieb Nick Whitelegg: > Hi, > > Just wondering if there are any 'XYZ tile format' freely available > aerial imagery tileservers, other than low-resolution ones such as >

Re: Accessing third-party repositories

2020-02-14 Thread Simon Poole
ELI has a privacy url field, though I believe Vespucci is currently the only editor that a) points this out, and b) makes the link accessible to end users. Simon Am 14.02.2020 um 18:46 schrieb Greg Troxel: > Frederik Ramm writes: > >> I can understand that if I load Ilya's geochat plugin it

Re: [OSM-dev] planet.osm.org is verry slow

2020-01-25 Thread Simon Poole
Am 25.01.2020 um 22:19 schrieb marc marc: > Le 25.01.20 à 21:43, Simon Poole a écrit : >> Am 25.01.2020 um 21:12 schrieb marc marc: >>> is there a convenient way to update a pbf to exactly the same diff as >>> osm.org? and/or add the state.txt of the pbf produced on os

Re: [OSM-dev] planet.osm.org is verry slow

2020-01-25 Thread Simon Poole
every week is likely trying to update his mirror. >> >> marc tobias >> >>> Message: 2 >>> Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:46:20 +0100 >>> From: Simon Poole >>> To: dev@openstreetmap.org >>> Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] planet.osm.org is verry slow &

Re: [OSM-dev] planet.osm.org is verry slow

2020-01-25 Thread Simon Poole
Yes, there are now bandwidth restrictions on connections to planet.openstreetmap.org because the usage had skyrocketed and outgoing bandwidth was completely saturated. But the obvious question is: why are you even trying to download the full planet twice within a fortnight? Particularly given the

Re: [OSM-dev] Google-free phones

2019-11-26 Thread Simon Poole
Just as a additional point: it is a specific design goal to not require any google services or non-open libraries for Vespucci. Unluckily that doesn't mean that you are not completely at the mercy of the goog anyway, see for example the for all practical purposes deprecation of all devices with

Re: [OSM-dev] Issue with way id 742619958 / changeset 76711047 from 2019-11-06T15:32:03Z (Invalid layer value)

2019-11-08 Thread Simon Poole
Am 08.11.2019 um 17:41 schrieb Michael Reichert: > > strings (up to 256 characters). 255 signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ dev mailing list dev@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/dev

Re: [OSM-dev] Use of OSM API for non-editing third party applications

2019-08-01 Thread Simon Poole
There is a large amount of precedent, for example mapillary, maproulette and lots that I've forgotten. So the answer is likely that while the website-devs are not in love with it, it is perfectly acceptable. Simon Am 01.08.2019 um 13:52 schrieb Nick Whitelegg: > > Hi, > > > I'm just asking

Re: IntelliJ vs Eclipse

2019-06-02 Thread Simon Poole
Am 02.06.2019 um 21:28 schrieb Simon Poole: > .. > The canonical solution would be to move to gradle as the underlying > build system, which works for both, potentially with a little bit of Naturally it works without an IDE too. so it would cover all three use cases. Simo

Re: IntelliJ vs Eclipse

2019-06-02 Thread Simon Poole
As a non-JOSM dev, but forced to use IntelliJ now and then, and somebody who really doesn't particularly like Eclipse: IntelliJ sucks so badly that it makes eclipse look like the pinnacle of UI design. Just try using IntelliJ with less than perfect eyesight, that is just one aspect of many. The

Re: [OSM-dev] API Basic Authentication

2019-05-30 Thread Simon Poole
See https://github.com/zerebubuth/openstreetmap-cgimap/issues/189 Your app should be working again right now as Tom has reverted back to the Rails implemetation, still you should likely be using OAuth to start with. Simon Am 30.05.2019 um 21:33 schrieb Colin Smale: > > A (private) program I use

Re: [OSM-dev] osm.org groups

2019-05-01 Thread Simon Poole
See https://github.com/openstreetmap/openstreetmap-website/pull/297 Unluckily nobody has been motivated enough to do this on their own time, and the OSMF has been steadfastly ignoring any suggestions to undertake any effort to improve the website by spending money. With other words: holding your

Re: [OSM-dev] Change Tile server on openstreetmap.org

2019-04-23 Thread Simon Poole
You might want to read https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Servers/Tile_CDN first. Simon Am 22.04.2019 um 22:31 schrieb Moritz Fromm: > Hi, > > I am running an cache proxy for the OSM Tiles server. It's used in > another Project for an Leaflet map and it is considerably faster and > more

Re: [OSM-dev] iD news - 2.12.0 released 

2018-12-10 Thread Simon Poole
I suspect Frederik was more concerned about the consequence that it makes place names essentially uneditable. Simon Am 10.12.2018 um 13:48 schrieb Andrew Harvey: > On Mon, 10 Dec 2018 at 19:02, Frederik Ramm wrote: >> On 10.12.2018 03:14, Bryan Housel wrote: >>> iD now displays linked data if a

Re: Add templated version of wiki href to link element in presets

2018-11-03 Thread Simon Poole
Sat, 3 Nov 2018, Simon Poole wrote: > >> The current default preset has 12'214 lines of which roughly 5'564 are >> used for href attributes in the "link" element. I actually suspect that >> the number of lines used for the href entries is increasing faster

Add templated version of wiki href to link element in presets

2018-11-03 Thread Simon Poole
The current default preset has 12'214 lines of which roughly 5'564 are used for href attributes in the "link" element. I actually suspect that the number of lines used for the href entries is increasing faster than the actual preset content and it is only a matter of time before they will

Re: [OSM-dev] Various types and means of account blocks

2018-09-24 Thread Simon Poole
As way of a clarification: the LWG was not proposing to block children from answering on changeset comments (given these are public and not so easily misued), but not allowing access to the blog and the internal message system. Simon Am 24.09.2018 um 20:22 schrieb Michael Reichert: > Hi

Re: [OSM-dev] question about add way to openstreetmap by GPX automatic

2018-09-14 Thread Simon Poole
You probably don't want to use the tracks directly to add roads to OSM (you would only want to do this once in any case). Definitely they could be useful for detecting which roads are missing, and, if the available aerial imagery  isn't good enough for actually adding any missing roads. Can you

Re: [OSM-dev] New OSM Data Export: Deleted User Account IDs

2018-09-07 Thread Simon Poole
No and we wouldn't publish that on an account by account base for rather obvious privacy reasons. Simon Am 07.09.2018 um 19:35 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer: > In this context it would be interesting to get an idea how many people > asked themselves for deleting their own account. Does the list

Re: [OSM-dev] How to find the way with the most relation memberships

2018-08-27 Thread Simon Poole
Come on, you're  leaving us out on a limb. Now we want to know the world leader in relation membership :-). Am 27.08.2018 um 01:00 schrieb Frederik Ramm: > Hi, > > in the course of a discussion over on talk-gb, I wanted to find out > which ways have the highest number of relation memberships. In

Re: [OSM-dev] Difficulty fetching data from API in own app, but not browser

2018-07-24 Thread Simon Poole
IMHO I would 1st verify that you are actually generating the same query (and the one your expect) with wireshark (running the app in the emulator) and that what is happening is actually a time out. It seems really really really unlikely to me that you are running in to the rate limiting. 2x2km

Re: [OSM-dev] GDPR implementation on planet.osm.org

2018-06-20 Thread Simon Poole
Just as a clarification: - we do intend to have ToS for both the website and the API, that among other things address privacy aspects (a 1st draft went out for comment to the OSMF board and the WGs today, and if no major blockers are found will be available for public comment rsn). - I expect

Re: [OSM-dev] GDPR implementation on planet.osm.org

2018-06-20 Thread Simon Poole
Am 20.06.2018 um 16:50 schrieb Jochen Topf: > On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 03:08:52PM +0200, Frederik Ramm wrote: >>> instead of arguing that this data needs to be public for everyone. >> Any judge will laugh at you if you say that the information that user >> John Smith has mapped something at 4:23

Re: [OSM-dev] GDPR implementation on planet.osm.org

2018-06-20 Thread Simon Poole
Am 20.06.2018 um 07:58 schrieb Jochen Topf: > [ a lot of stuff that is (technically) reasonably easy deleted ] > > On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 10:54:07PM +0200, Frederik Ramm wrote: >> 3a. issue guidelines about what you are allowed to do with the user data >> files, >> 3b. ensure that everyone who

Re: [OSM-dev] GSoC

2018-03-11 Thread Simon Poole
Hi Nafiz Where you thinking of a specific app? There is no "Android version of OSM" as such, just a number of applications for different purposes (routing, map display, editing). Simon Am 10.03.2018 um 21:18 schrieb nafiz Chowdhury: > > Dear sir, > I have a project suggestion for Google Summer

Re: The (dark) future of Java on desktop

2018-03-08 Thread Simon Poole
In any case, as I read it, the implication is that oracle simply doesn't want to be involved, not that anything will be going away. Simon Am 08.03.2018 um 08:36 schrieb Frederik Ramm: > Hi, > > On 08.03.2018 00:06, Vincent Privat wrote: >> I'm not sure what it implies for the long-term

Re: [OSM-dev] Read-only API calls, fair usage

2018-02-20 Thread Simon Poole
IMHO it boils down to one extra API call per edit made in a maproulette context(on top of a minimum of two API calls (if the editor is doing things properly that is actually three), so likely it is simply a bit of added noise, depending on how expensive

Re: [OSM-dev] Working with OSM data with less or no metadata

2018-02-16 Thread Simon Poole
Am 16.02.2018 um 14:24 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer: > > > I don't share the interpretation that OSMF processes personal data > (besides the e-mail addresses and maybe IP addresses used by its > contributors, which are neither distributed nor public), because I > don't think that our mappers can

Re: [OSM-dev] Working with OSM data with less or no metadata

2018-02-16 Thread Simon Poole
Am 16.02.2018 um 13:09 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer: > 2018-02-16 0:04 GMT+01:00 Paul Norman >: > > On 2/14/2018 8:17 AM, Roland Olbricht wrote: > > > - How about simply asking the users for consent? We could then > -- make a

Re: [OSM-dev] Working with OSM data with less or no metadata

2018-02-14 Thread Simon Poole
The LWG won't be making any "decisions" we will be making recommendations to the board, which may or may not take action on them. Generally I would prefer if we could simply have two versions of everything, one with metadata for authenticated users/consumers one without. This likely will not be

Re: [OSM-dev] Working with OSM data with less or no metadata

2018-02-14 Thread Simon Poole
General comments: - we are just considering removing metadata from what is publicly available outside of the OSM community, the current thinking is that it can remain available to authenticated users - while there might be a tiny bit of leakage from providing version numbers we haven't

Re: I18n of JOSM plugins (with Gradle build) via Transifex

2018-01-16 Thread Simon Poole
Well we would only want translations that are essentially rights free, this is not a philosophical question, just a practical matter, as the real benefit (outside of exposure to a larger group of translators) is access to large amount of pre-translated expressions. But if that is OK, I can make

Re: I18n of JOSM plugins (with Gradle build) via Transifex

2018-01-16 Thread Simon Poole
Florian Why aren't you running the project in the OpenStreetMap organisation? If you have no licensing concerns, it would be nice if we could all share translations, taking load off translators and making things more consistent over multiple projects. Simon Am 16.01.2018 um 12:18 schrieb

Re: [OSM-dev] using leaflet and OSM for commercial use

2017-11-25 Thread Simon Poole
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=openstreetmap+licence Am 25.11.2017 um 21:15 schrieb Dave Lae: > Hello > Could you please tell me if it is allowed to use OpenStreetMap on a > website, use Leaflet to place some markers on it and get profit on the > website? Do you allow it, yes or no or under what >

Re: Presets in iD not in vespucci/JOSM

2017-08-22 Thread Simon Poole
It is still a bit work in progress, will open a ticket once things are a bit cleaned up. Am 22.08.2017 um 19:17 schrieb Vincent Privat: > Nice, could you please create a ticket for component "internal > preset"? We'll sort out possible enhancements for JOSM. > > 2017-08-22

Presets in iD not in vespucci/JOSM

2017-08-22 Thread Simon Poole
I semi-manually generated a list of presets (using taginfos project documentation) that "only" iD has, compared to vespucci. While the vespucci - JOSM presets have diverged somewhat, the list may still be of interest for this group. https://github.com/simonpoole/beautified-JOSM-preset/issues/27

Re: Order in JOSM files

2017-08-08 Thread Simon Poole
And another data point: the implementation in Vespucci does not sort by id (not only in theory, the output is really not ordered, which doesn't cause issues with JOSM). Or put differently: if that becomes a requirement, it would be a good idea to versionize the format (which naturally wouldn't

Re: [OSM-dev] XAPI

2017-08-07 Thread Simon Poole
nderstand that i might not get 100% coverage. That is okay. Any > data that I can get is useful. > > How would one go about contacting a friendly operator of a osm2pgsql > server? > > > Fredy > > > *From: * Simon Poole <si...@poole.ch> > *To: * <dev@openstr

Re: [OSM-dev] XAPI

2017-08-07 Thread Simon Poole
There are multiple reasons why this is not going to work, not the least that there have been no public native XAPI servers available for a very long time. See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Xapi But in any case extracting anything for the whole world from any API is not a good idea, I would

Re: [OSM-dev] RIP Potlatch ?

2017-07-25 Thread Simon Poole
Note that 2020 is a good 2.5 years away, a long enough time to repackage P2 for desktop use and or perhaps start on yet another in-browser editor. Simon Am 25.07.2017 um 21:14 schrieb ika-chan! (OpenStreetMap): > Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40716304 > > So I guess that’s it for

[OSM-dev] Reminder: OpenStreetMap Organisation on transifex

2017-06-08 Thread Simon Poole
Just a reminder to all: There is an OpenStreetMap organisation entity on transifex (which tends to be the most popular i18n platform in OSM space) that you can move your project to. Previously this required re-inviting all translators, but this in no longer the case making the whole thing a lot

Re: [OSM-dev] Javascript library for the editing-API (not overpass)

2017-04-24 Thread Simon Poole
Martin has already pointed to the iD repo. But some further comments from my side: simply creating objects and writing them to the OSM DB is fairly easy, however there is an unspoken assumption in your concept: that there is no other data there. In reality that will not be universally true and

Re: [OSM-dev] Legal question about attribution text on smartphone

2017-04-23 Thread Simon Poole
ts reason also. We can show both on > the iPad and Android tablets. And in our own apps, where we can > control content and UI, we credit OSM at multiple places (legal or > about page, as well as on the map view itself). > > > > Cheers > > Ben > > > > &

Re: [OSM-dev] Legal question about attribution text on smartphone

2017-04-23 Thread Simon Poole
IMHO mobile devs tend to substantially exaggerate the screen real estate scarcity. Two to three sources as text lines is clearly doable, and you don't really need to have separate links on the main screen itself, just show a common attribution screen. And: -you- control how much you want to show

Re: [OSM-dev] Programatic reconstruction of postal code areas

2017-03-28 Thread Simon Poole
Speaking on the Swiss situation, there is an open access postal area dataset available on a wonky licence, depending on what you want to use it form it may be OK. See https://opendata.swiss/en/dataset/amtliches-ortschaftenverzeichnis-mit-postleitzahl-und-perimeter1 Originally at least it was

Re: Offline OSM vector file plugin to edit in the field - OBF vector format or other

2017-02-26 Thread Simon Poole
Wasn't POSM supposed to solve this problem? :-) Sorry for digressing. In any case JOSM can already render "raw" OSM data, so supporting one of the rendering/routing data formats would seem to be unnecessary. You really only need to be able to apply a map style that is similar to a conventional

Re: [OSM-dev] tag implication database/library

2016-11-24 Thread Simon Poole
Interesting, I assume you are both aware of: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_tags_for_routing/Access-Restrictions which covers just part of the problem space. For example to do it properly you need to normalize vehicle types, add rules for standing/parked vehicles and so on. Simon Am

[OSM-dev] Use policies update

2016-11-05 Thread Simon Poole
All three OSM usage policies ( https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Acceptable_Use_Policy ) have been updated to include a section pointing out that use of these services is subject to our Privacy Policy (http://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy ) see for example

Re: [OSM-dev] Tile usage without proper identification

2016-08-12 Thread Simon Poole
Am 12.08.2016 um 20:27 schrieb Matthijs Melissen: > > I would tend to disagree. > > Our Articles of Association state: > > | 3. The Foundation is established for the purposes listed below: > | > | (1) encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free geospatial > | data; and > |

Re: [OSM-dev] Simple app for "making contributions" (not to display maps)

2016-06-29 Thread Simon Poole
Am 29.06.2016 um 14:33 schrieb Rory McCann: > Hi, > > One could claim that Maps.me is an attempt to make a simple to use > smartphone app for non-technical people to contribute data to OSM. It > doesn't require aerial imagery, nor always-on internet access. > It is weird that everybody is

Re: [OSM-dev] Using API 0.6 to create a new node

2016-06-14 Thread Simon Poole
And please (please please please) -do- check existing data before you upload. Am 14.06.2016 um 18:31 schrieb Ian Dees: > Also, don't forget to use the dev server to do your testing so you > don't accidentally create bad data in the real database. The URL > is

Re: [OSM-dev] editing OSM-files with Java

2016-06-07 Thread Simon Poole
There is a longish thread somewhere on the German forum on the topic (no idea if JAVA was involved) where somebody did exactly that (create and prune "virtual ways" over areas in a prototype implementation). it would be 1-2 years back so might need some hunting to find. Simon Am 07.06.2016 um

Re: [OSM-dev] OSM + iD + Nominatim Setup instructions

2016-06-05 Thread Simon Poole
It is probably a good idea to have a look at http://www.asklater.com/matt/blog/2015/11/18/the-road-to-api-07/ of which cgimap and developing it further is a key piece. Simon Am 04.06.2016 um 18:34 schrieb Stadin, Benjamin: > Hi Bryan, > > thank you for these pointers. > > A somehwat

[josm-dev] Recent addition of explicit multipolygon support in presets

2016-02-17 Thread Simon Poole
A couple of weeks back, see https://josm.openstreetmap.de/ticket/12412 , explicit support for multipolygons was added to the presets. This is, in principle, a good thing, given that preset matching/application shouldn't be dependent on how an area is technically modelled . Alas the actually

Re: [OSM-dev] mail notification from changeset comments

2016-01-02 Thread Simon Poole
Am 02.01.2016 um 06:43 schrieb Gerd Petermann: > Hi all and a happy new year! > > I wonder why mails produced by changeset comments are treated different to > those written by users: Because they are not mails generated by the internal message system, see

Re: [OSM-dev] Using native social SDK for signing in to OSM on mobile

2015-12-28 Thread Simon Poole
If I understand Ilya correctly what he wants to avoid is (the hassle of) the authorisation step when using OAuth. During this process you need to login to openstreetmap.org with your credentials and then confirm that the app is allowed to access the API on your behalf. To see what is involved in

Re: [OSM-dev] Why is ford=yes not rendered in the default style?

2015-11-26 Thread Simon Poole
Am 26.11.2015 um 13:20 schrieb Dave F.: > Hi > > @Holger: Could you explain why it's "technically not possible"? It > seems strange just this one node can't be rendered. > > Because the rendering database doesn't contain the information and any strategy to fix it requires a reimport of the

[josm-dev] Translated presets (was Re: Translation discussions)

2015-11-04 Thread Simon Poole
On a slight deviation from the original topic, as you may know, the other consumer of JOSM style presets is Vespucci. The upcoming 0.9.7 release will support translated presets, given the different platform and other constraints, this is based on GnuText .pot and .po files. In any case if you

Re: [OSM-dev] New Map Style feedback

2015-11-02 Thread Simon Poole
Am 02.11.2015 um 10:03 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer: > > > +1, especially tertiary roads now tend to merge into blobs, e.g. here: > http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=17/41.85901/12.49464 > > -1 given that you can always find specific situations in which a one size fits all rendering fails, in

Re: [OSM-dev] New Map Style feedback

2015-11-02 Thread Simon Poole
Am 02.11.2015 um 09:40 schrieb Maarten Deen: > > I agree that the abandonging of the blue for motorways is a bad > choice. It is not only a british color, motorways are signalled in > blue also in lots of other countries in europe. And in lots of countries in Europe they are signposted in green.

Re: [josm-dev] Translation discussions

2015-11-01 Thread Simon Poole
If the JOSM devs really want to move away from launchpad, surely the choice should be between an existing service (transifex and others) or running (and potentially improving if there are missing features) an existing system (for example Pootle) and not wasting effort on yet another ..

Re: [OSM-dev] Migrating osm.org to vectors/Kartotherian

2015-10-30 Thread Simon Poole
Am 30.10.2015 um 11:10 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer: > > 2015-10-30 10:52 GMT+01:00 Christoph Hormann >: > > So far use of vector tiles seem to primarily > have lead to the following effects: > > - improved tile serving efficiency >

Re: [OSM-dev] Migrating osm.org to vectors/Kartotherian

2015-10-30 Thread Simon Poole
Am 30.10.2015 um 13:31 schrieb Maarten Deen: > > So you have to have some kind of mechanisme to decide when to show > name:en (which I want to see for e.g. Afghanistan) and when to show name. > That is simple, we live with some people not being completely happy :-) * Seriously the whole point

Re: [OSM-dev] proposal for mechanical edit reg. power_source + generator:source

2015-10-13 Thread Simon Poole
I would have thought that it is obvious, but perhaps not. This discussion clearly belongs on the tagging mailing list and not here. Simon Am 13.10.2015 um 22:25 schrieb François Lacombe: > > (Sent from phone) > > Hi Gerd, > > Such an edit can improve data consistency and your idea sounds good. >

Re: [josm-dev] Common presets for OSM editors?

2015-06-25 Thread Simon Poole
Sorry for jumping in late and likely breaking the threading. But given that I'm likely one of the largest users of the JOSM format presets outside of the JOSM devs and maintain my own fork of the default JOSM preset ( https://github.com/simonpoole/beautified-JOSM-preset ) I do have a couple of

Re: [josm-dev] Common presets for OSM editors?

2015-06-25 Thread Simon Poole
On that topic: I'm trying to convince the iD maintainers to at least move all projects that are on transifex in to the OpenStreetMap transifex organisation so that we can share translation memory. Naturally this doesn't apply just to editors, essentially we should be using, as far possible, the

Re: [OSM-dev] Languages

2015-04-20 Thread Simon Poole
Hello Ramneek You are not quite clear if you want translations for a new project or if you want to add translations of tags to an existing project. If it is the later: - the OpenStreetMap website is translated on http://transwiki.org/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page - the iD editor (including its

Re: [OSM-dev] Can't render map on Android's webview

2015-03-22 Thread Simon Poole
There are dozens of things that could be wrong, but for starters: have you actually enabled JS in the Webview? (Naturally a code sample would make things a -bit- simpler) Simon Am 22.03.2015 um 21:00 schrieb Arseniy Taradonov: Hi My app generates a html report with OSM (via leafletjs). OSM

Re: [OSM-dev] osm2pgsql - error loading planet

2015-03-16 Thread Simon Poole
Do you have enough disk space? I believe we have seen similar errors due to running out of space (the COPY command is essentially bulk loading data in to tables and seems to not give particularly helpful messages when things go wrong). Have you tried something really small, say Luxembourg or so?

Re: [OSM-dev] Vespucci 0.9.5.1.929: Tag presets

2015-02-06 Thread Simon Poole
Downloaded presets are stored on device (including any referenced icons), so you don't have to download them again except if you want to update (which includes the icons with other words you simply need to specify an URL for the icon). See https://github.com/simonpoole/beautified-JOSM-preset for

Re: [OSM-dev] osm2pgsql: append-mode (error message)

2014-12-31 Thread Simon Poole
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 You shoule merge the 3 files in advance and import once. IMHO the merge option simply retains existing data but does not actually merge it. On 31. Dezember 2014 15:45:58 MEZ, Stefan Mohr g...@nordie.de wrote: Hi everyone, I am relatively new to

Re: [OSM-dev] Looking for OSM Licensing Clarification

2014-10-20 Thread Simon Poole
Joel, please stop trolling. Richard gave you a clear answer, much more polite than I would ever be, pointing out: a) it really depends on the particulars of your point (2) b) this is the completely wrong place for such a discussion Simon Am 20.10.2014 04:09, schrieb Joel ...: Understood. My

Re: [OSM-dev] world wide PBF exports corrupt

2014-10-19 Thread Simon Poole
From a size perspective the dumps here http://planet.openstreetmap.org/planet/experimental/ look ok. Am 20.10.2014 00:04, schrieb Peter K: Hi there, it looks like all pbf export servers I know have no recent or corrupt pbf exports (small file size of 17gb or 6gb instead of 27gb):

[OSM-dev] Transifex OpenStreetMap Organisation

2014-09-18 Thread Simon Poole
A week or two back I created the OpenStreetMap organisation on transifex as an umbrella for the vespucci project, but naturally open to all OSS that wants to use transifex for translation purposes. The main advantage is likely that your project will get exposure to translators that already know

[OSM-dev] Wikimedia Foundation Job Offering

2014-09-11 Thread Simon Poole
I believe this hasn't actually been posted here (it has been on osmf-talk and a couple of other places): http://boards.greenhouse.io/wikimedia/jobs/24983?t=4w5iyb#.VBIBukiFUZw signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ dev mailing list

Re: [OSM-dev] Minutely updates format error?

2014-08-03 Thread Simon Poole
From the error message I would guess a corrupted diff, given that my server is running normal and there hasn't been a barrage of complaints I expect a one off on your machine. I would suggest deleting the diff and resetting the state file a bit. Simon Am 03.08.2014 05:21, schrieb Lynn W.

Re: [OSM-dev] Towards a unified and simple indoor mapping scheme

2014-06-20 Thread Simon Poole
Am 20.06.2014 14:16, schrieb Christopher Baines: On 20/06/14 10:07, Simon Poole wrote: In the aftermath of some discussion at SOTM-EU (see the presentation by Thomas Graichen), I've jotted down some of my thoughts on the subject here http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=25961 IMHO

Re: [OSM-dev] places of business listings

2014-06-19 Thread Simon Poole
Am 18.06.2014 21:57, schrieb Sachin Dole: .. cool. Now, I just wonder who owns that site and if they have any licensing requirements for what I would do on their site. Every site targeted at a German audience*, including non-commercial ones, is required to have a so called Impressum

Re: [OSM-dev] osm2pgsql planet_osm_ways sudden shrinking :(

2014-05-23 Thread Simon Poole
Doesn't seem to be a general issue http://munin.openstreetmap.org/openstreetmap/yevaud.openstreetmap/postgres_size_gis_9_1_main.html my server http://hz3.poole.ch/munin/localdomain/localhost.localdomain/postgres_size_gis.html Simon Am 23.05.2014 10:47, schrieb Christian Quest: On 2

Re: [OSM-dev] Sending messages to users

2014-05-05 Thread Simon Poole
Am 05.05.2014 15:52, schrieb Serge Wroclawski: The problem is that we are needing to send messages to users. Ideally, those messages would go through osm.org. Serge, what exactly is the use case you are thinking of or better: what messages are you thinking of sending? A message API

Re: [OSM-dev] Sending messages to users

2014-05-05 Thread Simon Poole
it ourselves. - Serge On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Simon Poole si...@poole.ch wrote: Am 05.05.2014 15:52, schrieb Serge Wroclawski: The problem is that we are needing to send messages to users. Ideally, those messages would go through osm.org. Serge, what exactly is the use case you

[OSM-dev] Fwd: [talk-ch] OSM Mappers and developpers invited to the Randa Meetings 2014

2014-04-29 Thread Simon Poole
We (as in SOSM) have been approached by the organizers of the 2014 Randa Meeting if OSM developers would like to participate. I think this would be a good opportunity to work on some larger projects together, one that cam to mind was OWL, but there are sure to be others. If there are people

Re: [OSM-dev] Heartbleed

2014-04-11 Thread Simon Poole
Am 10.04.2014 23:42, schrieb Grant Slater: . The probability is extremely low that any user data was compromised, but I would not discourage anyone from changing their password if they are concerned. . There are some indications (as was to be expected) that the vulnerability was

Re: [OSM-dev] Longitude/Latitude result different from Google/Bing

2014-02-18 Thread Simon Poole
Vince It is not quite clear what you are getting at. Currently the tower node is located at 39.1847132, -77.2495875 http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=39.1847132lon=-77.2495875zoom=18 in OSM and likely the position was derived from bing imagery. The difference to the position you give is 26

Re: [OSM-dev] Longitude/Latitude result different from Google/Bing

2014-02-18 Thread Simon Poole
Am 18.02.2014 21:13, schrieb Simon Poole: that the position of the cell tower is not actually in the middle of the water tower which has a diameter of roughly 30m, but on one side of it. Actually as you see here http://mc.bbbike.org/mc/?lon=-77.24981lat=39.18456zoom=18num=2mt0=google

Re: [OSM-dev] Field Paper on a Tablet in the near future?

2014-02-05 Thread Simon Poole
IMHO is is difficult to see a reason to just move the field paper model to a tablet if you actually have tablet plus infrastrusture at least at your base camp available. Why not use Vespucci and forget about trying to transform something that works great on paper to some where it is rather

[OSM-dev] Vespucci 0.9.3 (BETA)

2013-12-10 Thread Simon Poole
I'm in the process of preparing a new release for the google app store. This version contains a number of bug fixes and the following notable additions or improvements: * orthogonalize function for ways similar to iD/P2. It will work on angles within 10° of 90° and on closed and open ways. It

Re: [OSM-dev] iD editor damaging landuse polygons

2013-09-26 Thread Simon Poole
John, thanks for the update, even if we tend to sound a bit negative, we all appreciate the work you are doing on iD. Simon Am 26.09.2013 22:12, schrieb John Firebaugh: In addition to issue #542, the problem of damage to large areas was exacerbated by another issue:

Re: [OSM-dev] iD editor damaging landuse polygons

2013-09-13 Thread Simon Poole
It is not really a bug, it is simply a (serious) usability issue. To recreate - zoom in on a landuse residential area with buildings (or roads ...) - continue to zoom in till you no longer see the outline of the landuse and just a building - select the building - click on the background

Re: [OSM-dev] osm2pgsql and timestamp as data in Postgres?

2013-07-09 Thread Simon Poole
I believe there is a bug that the timestamps don't get imported from .pbf files. Should work fine with xml. Simon Am 09.07.2013 12:21, schrieb Stefan Keller: Hi Paul 2013/7/9 Paul Norman penor...@mac.com wrote: The -x|--extra-attributes option will include this metadata. You may want to add

Re: [OSM-dev] osm2pgsql and timestamp as data in Postgres?

2013-07-09 Thread Simon Poole
If I remember correctly the relevant code is simply missing from the .pbf parser. Simon Am 09.07.2013 16:26, schrieb Stefan Keller: Hi Simon 2013/7/9 Simon Poole si...@poole.ch: I believe there is a bug that the timestamps don't get imported from .pbf files. Should work fine with xml. We

Re: [OSM-dev] New database server

2013-05-21 Thread Simon Poole
I normally stay out of the tech bike-shedding discussions, however I do want to point out - we are aeons away from requiring and running cutting/bleeding edge hardware (and having to pay for such) - in the grand scheme of things we are not spending a lot of money on hardware (on the one hand

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