Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] High-visibility Vests

2011-10-24 Thread Martijn van Exel
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Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] SOTM US Portland - Call for participation

2012-08-04 Thread Martijn van Exel
states are, but I am still learning about the various Portlands, Springfields, Manchesters etc. Please bear with me as I assimilate. Thanks Martijn -- martijn van exel http://oegeo.wordpress.com ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org http

Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] SOTM US Portland - Call for participation

2012-08-04 Thread Martijn van Exel
/talk-ca -- James VE6SRV -- martijn van exel http://oegeo.wordpress.com ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca

[Talk-ca] Submit your session proposal for SOTM USA

2012-08-17 Thread Martijn van Exel
questions, email me or hit us up on Twitter at @sotmus. Hope to hear from you soon! Best, Martijn -- martijn van exel http://oegeo.wordpress.com ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca

Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] Fwd: [OSM-dev] NOTICE: Upcoming Maintenance / Downtime

2013-11-25 Thread Martijn van Exel
://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/dev ___ Talk-us mailing list talk...@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- Martijn van Exel http://oegeo.wordpress.com/ http://openstreetmap.us/ ___ Talk

Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] Fwd: [OSM-talk] OSM Inspector has world-wide address view

2014-04-14 Thread Martijn van Exel
/listinfo/talk-us -- Martijn van Exel President, US Chapter OpenStreetMap http://openstreetmap.us/ http://osm.org/ ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca

[Talk-ca] Update on State of the Map US

2015-02-11 Thread Martijn van Exel
many of you June 6-8 in NYC. -- Martijn van Exel skype: mvexel ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca

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

2015-04-02 Thread Martijn van Exel
Martijn van Exel skype: mvexel On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:51 AM, Frédéric Rodrigo fred.rodr...@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

Re: [Talk-ca] Imported data by 'Feldo'

2015-05-11 Thread Martijn van Exel
:54 AM, Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org wrote: Hi all, I'm looking at some potentially misguided import attempt. Some duplicate ways like these ones look suspicious to me: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/330950347/history#map=17/51.46519/-57.24176 https://www.openstreetmap.org/way

[Talk-ca] OSM data quality in Canada

2015-06-17 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hello list — My name is Martijn van Exel, I am on the OSM US board and work at Telenav. I’ve written to this list a few times before, but this time I am doing so with my Telenav hat on. Perhaps you know that we have the Scout apps (iOS, Android) which run on OSM data. (If you haven’t yet

Re: [Talk-ca] OSM data quality in Canada

2015-06-17 Thread Martijn van Exel
[mailto:kli...@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 1:27 PM To: Martijn van Exel; talk-ca@openstreetmap.org Subject: Re: [Talk-ca] OSM data quality in Canada A few things I can think of: On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 3:13 PM Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org wrote: * Are there any Canada

Re: [Talk-ca] OSM data quality in Canada

2015-06-17 Thread Martijn van Exel
Unrelated, but I noticed that talk-ca is not archived on Nabble yet - this makes it hard to share and follow a conversation as a non-subscriber. I don’t know what’s involved in adding this list or if anyone would object? Martijn On Jun 17, 2015, at 4:47 PM, Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org

Re: [Talk-ca] OSM data quality in Canada

2015-06-17 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi Andrew, Thanks for elaborating on the CanVec / Geobase imports! This also raises new questions.. See below. On Jun 17, 2015, at 3:00 PM, Andrew MacKinnon andrew...@gmail.com wrote: A lot of the data in Canada was imported from CanVec and Geobase, some of it by me several years ago. The

[Talk-ca] Route relations

2015-07-16 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, (resending from the correct email address, apologies) Thanks for all the responses to my previous thread. I am partly still processing the input but another topic came up while we were investigating route relations. I can’t seem to find a wiki page on route relations in Canada, or

Re: [Talk-ca] Route relations

2015-07-16 Thread Martijn van Exel
relations. Has this been common practice in Canada as well or something to consider? Example: http://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/280678 for I-80 in Utah Martijn —  Martijn van Exel On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 12:42 PM, Andrew MacKinnon andrew...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Jul 16, 2015

[Talk-ca] A New MapRoulette update

2016-06-10 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hey all, I wanted to give a quick update on New MapRoulette. Mainly because went through some breaking updates to the server last night which causes the database to be purged. This should not happen much more as we get closer to a final release. I have populated the database with a good number of

Re: [Talk-ca] aerial imagery for missing roads

2016-06-22 Thread Martijn van Exel
> manquantes? (Nous avons trouvé beaucoup, beaucoup de cas au Canada seulement) > > Merci, > Martijn > > > From: Martijn van Exel [mailto:m...@rtijn.org] > Sent: June-22-16 12:06 > To: Talk-CA OpenStreetMap > Subject: [Talk-ca] aerial imagery for missing roa

[Talk-ca] aerial imagery for missing roads

2016-06-22 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, Excuse my English only, my French is too poor to be able to write something coherent. My colleagues at Telenav have identified a bunch of missing roads in Canada. These are displayed as tiles on the improve-osm web site [1] and in the ImproveOSM JOSM plugin. The challenge with

Re: [Talk-ca] aerial imagery for missing roads

2016-06-23 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi Stewart, all, From talking to some Canadian (provincial and local) government agency folks at a conference recently I got the sense that the open data landscape is pretty different than here in the US (which is again very different from most places in Europe where I am from originally).

Re: [Talk-ca] aerial imagery for missing roads

2016-06-25 Thread Martijn van Exel
Should we assume that a reasonable amount of these private or even dangerous routes have been mapped as public, potentially routable? What would be a good way to inspect these? Do we have reference data on these logging roads? A MapRoulette challenge could be useful. Martijn > On Jun 24,

Re: [Talk-ca] aerial imagery for missing roads

2016-06-25 Thread Martijn van Exel
Interesting, that seems to be worth a look! Do you happen to know who these open data people are? Do similar open data groups / people exist in other provinces? Martijn > On Jun 25, 2016, at 8:16 AM, Kevin Farrugia wrote: > > Morning everyone, > > I was looking at

[Talk-ca] New MapRoulette - UX ideas

2016-02-24 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, I am working on a new version of MapRoulette. The focus will be on making MapRoulette more fun for newcomers, more effective for power users, and more powerful for challenge owners. Now would be a great time to let me know what you want to see in the new version! :) Especially if you

Re: [Talk-ca] New MapRoulette challenges

2016-04-05 Thread Martijn van Exel
- is there a different forum where the Canadian community hangs out? talk-ca seems to be very low volume lately! > On Mar 29, 2016, at 1:35 PM, Martijn van Exel <m...@rtijn.org> wrote: > > Hi all, > > A few of my colleagues at Telenav have been working on some MapRoulette > challen

[Talk-ca] New MapRoulette challenges

2016-03-29 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, A few of my colleagues at Telenav have been working on some MapRoulette challenges for Canada: Untagged Links (_link ways that don’t have explicit oneway tags), and Unnamed Roads (roads that have name nor ref). The numbers of tasks are fairly modest so I hope we can get these out of

[Talk-ca] State of the Map US - last call for proposals

2016-04-13 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, tl;dr submit your proposal for SOTM US this week! https://openstreetmap.us/2016/03/sotmus-cfp-2016/ Time flies - the call for proposals for SOTM US is closing this Sunday! The good news is that you still have a few days to submit

Re: [Talk-ca] New project update

2016-04-22 Thread Martijn van Exel
Bjenk — Perhaps a micro-tasking tool such as MapRoulette (which I created) would be useful to help guide your thinking. I am actively looking for MapRoulette pilot projects involving government collaboration. MapRoulette has proven to be a very effective tool for solving specific problems or

Re: [Talk-ca] New project update

2016-04-21 Thread Martijn van Exel
Bjenk — Perhaps a micro-tasking tool such as MapRoulette (which I created) would be useful to help guide your thinking. I am actively looking for MapRoulette pilot projects involving government collaboration. MapRoulette has proven to be a very effective tool for solving specific problems or

[Talk-ca] ImproveOSM data refresh and some updates

2016-05-11 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, ImproveOSM has just seen a data refresh that I thought I’d let you know about. We ran the latest GPS data against OSM data from May 4 and the results are live on the ImproveOSM web site and JOSM plugins. That said, don’t hesitate to let me know if you find data you think is incorrect

[Talk-ca] Open position for an administrative assistant to the OSMF board

2016-05-11 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, The OSM Foundation has an open position for a part time administrative assistant to the board of directors (on which I sit). We have a blog post that talks about it[0] which has a link to the job description and explains how to apply as well. Please consider applying if you believe

Re: [Talk-ca] [Imports] Ottawa Buildings & Addresses [Statistics Canada project]

2017-01-30 Thread Martijn van Exel
in the process of making these actions more visible to the community.) Martijn van Exel > On Jan 28, 2017, at 6:20 AM, Stewart C. Russell <scr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi Denis, > >> We've already imported data under the City of Ottawa license, all of the >> OC

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-20 Thread Martijn van Exel
The license link is broken, is it this one? http://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/get-know-your-city/open-data#open-data-licence-version-2-0 <http://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/get-know-your-city/open-data#open-data-licence-version-2-0> Martijn van Exel > On Jan 20, 2017, at 12:40 PM, Ellefs

Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] [Tagging] destination:street

2017-01-20 Thread Martijn van Exel
]. Would that then be destination:street=1300 So.;2100 So. and destination:ref=201 and destination:West Valley? The advantage of having a separate tag partly vanishes when you still need the semicolon separator? Martijn van Exel [1] http://taginfo.osm.org/keys/destination%3Astreet#map <h

Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] cardinal directions

2017-01-18 Thread Martijn van Exel
of info to ways makes it impossible to validate / maintain. This also does not have to preclude having separate e/w or n/s relations + a super relation — I think that is actually good practice for big relations to keep them manageable. Martijn van Exel > On Jan 13, 2017, at 11:40 PM, P

Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] cardinal directions

2017-01-19 Thread Martijn van Exel
Martijn van Exel > On Jan 18, 2017, at 9:35 PM, Paul Johnson <ba...@ursamundi.org> wrote: > > On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM, Martijn van Exel <m...@rtijn.org > <mailto:m...@rtijn.org>> wrote: > I am trying to be consistent with the outcome of the discussion t

[Talk-ca] destination:street

2017-01-19 Thread Martijn van Exel
want to go. Happy mapping, Martijn van Exel ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca

Re: [Talk-ca] [Talk-us] destination:street

2017-01-20 Thread Martijn van Exel
In the US the prefix would typically be in the network tag, like network=US:US ref=89 for US highway 89, etc. We have seen some of this in Canada as well. (CA:ON for Ontario highways etc.) Martijn van Exel > On Jan 20, 2017, at 12:57 AM, Paul Norman <penor...@mac.com> wrote: > >

[Talk-ca] unnamed roads

2016-09-01 Thread Martijn van Exel
! If you have ideas based on your mapping experience what common errors are that would impede routing / navigation let me know. -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org

Re: [Talk-ca] unnamed roads

2016-09-01 Thread Martijn van Exel
A correct example link is http://maproulette.org/map/342/362184 rather than the one in my previous message. Due to a bug in either MapRoulette or Leaflet you would need to zoom out 1 level to see the map context. -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org On Thu, Sep 1, 2016, at 16:31, Martijn van

[Talk-ca] ImproveOSM new beta

2016-09-08 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, I don’t know how familiar you are with ImproveOSM. It’s Telenav’s big data thrown at OSM. We detect missing roads, missing turn restrictions, and one-way streets. There is a JOSM plugin as well as a web site. The web site is what I wanted to highlight. We are about to overhaul it and

Re: [Talk-ca] Canvec attributes (roads)

2016-09-12 Thread Martijn van Exel
somewhere?) -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org On Fri, Sep 9, 2016, at 15:54, Paul Norman wrote: > On 9/9/2016 2:34 PM, Martijn van Exel wrote: > > The conflation engine takes OSM PBF as input, so the Canvec shapefiles > > would need to be translated (using ogr2osm). > >

Re: [Talk-ca] Canvec attributes (roads)

2016-09-12 Thread Martijn van Exel
Aren't these files grouped by feature type? So if we look at roads we wouldn't also necessarily need to look at land use boundaries etc.? At least that's what I am getting looking at http://geogratis.gc.ca/api/en/nrcan-rncan/ess-sst/23387971-b6d3-4ded-a40b-c8e832b4ea08.html -- Martijn van Exel

Re: [Talk-ca] Canvec attributes (roads)

2016-09-12 Thread Martijn van Exel
On 09/12/2016 06:50 PM, Stewart C. Russell wrote: On 2016-09-12 04:08 PM, Martijn van Exel wrote: Aren't these files grouped by feature type? So if we look at roads we wouldn't also necessarily need to look at land use boundaries etc.? Canvec - the product supplied by NRCan to the general

[Talk-ca] Canvec attributes (roads)

2016-09-09 Thread Martijn van Exel
mvexel/diary/37808 [2]http://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/vector/canvec/doc/CanVec_Catalogue_50K_Transport/SRDB_EXPL_ESSIM_50K_Transport-sd-en.html#div-1330009 -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org

[Talk-ca] Please donate today to keep OSM running smoothly and independently!

2016-09-28 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, The OSM Foundation (of which I am a board member) is holding its about-annual donation drive. We are already at a little over 10% of our €70k (~USD 78k) goal, so we have a substantial amount still to go. OSMF runs a very lean organization, but we will still need money[1] to keep

[Talk-ca] Road route relations: network tag

2016-10-27 Thread Martijn van Exel
together? It's about 400 relations in total, mostly in Ontario. [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:network#Hierarchical_format - it has a Canada example! Martijn van Exel http://mvexel.github.io/ ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org

[Talk-ca] Slack

2016-10-27 Thread Martijn van Exel
-invite yourself. Martijn van Exel http://mvexel.github.io/ ___ Talk-ca mailing list Talk-ca@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca

Re: [Talk-ca] Road route relations: network tag

2016-10-29 Thread Martijn van Exel
Looks like these have all been resolved! Thanks all for your help. Martijn van Exel http://mvexel.github.io/ On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 2:38 PM, Martijn van Exel <m...@rtijn.org> wrote: > Just ran the overpass query again and we're down to 1421 relations with > underscore network tag

Re: [Talk-ca] Road route relations: network tag

2016-10-27 Thread Martijn van Exel
if this is workable. Martijn Martijn van Exel http://mvexel.github.io/ On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 4:21 PM, Denis Carriere <carriere.de...@gmail.com> wrote: > I agree with Martjin, those tags should be corrected to *network*=CA:ON > > Good catch! > > *~~* > *Denis Carriere* &

Re: [Talk-ca] Road route relations: network tag

2016-10-29 Thread Martijn van Exel
notation, but I am not certain. Martijn Martijn van Exel http://mvexel.github.io/ On Sat, Oct 29, 2016 at 1:08 PM, Stewart C. Russell <scr...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 2016-10-28 10:45 AM, Martijn van Exel wrote: > > It's not documented that way anywhere that I could find. The col

Re: [Talk-ca] Road route relations: network tag

2016-10-28 Thread Martijn van Exel
is does not give you any geometry. Martijn Martijn van Exel http://mvexel.github.io/ On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 5:04 PM, Martijn van Exel <m...@rtijn.org> wrote: > I created a spreadsheet to track the relations and fixes. It doesn't lend > itself well to a MapRoulette challenge or I woul

[Talk-ca] Telenav mapping turn restrictions

2016-10-17 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, I wanted to give you a heads up that my colleagues on the Telenav map team are starting work on adding turn restrictions in Toronto, Montréal, and later on also Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary. We are using OpenStreetView and Mapillary as sources. If you have any questions or concerns,

[Talk-ca] MapRoulette challenges

2016-10-21 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, I hope you are aware of MapRoulette! If not, it's a micro-tasking tool for OSM where you can solve small problems / make small enhancements to OSM data in a randomized fashion. You may not be aware that there are quite a few Canada specific challenges already. One of them was drawn up by

Re: [Talk-ca] MapRoulette challenges

2016-10-21 Thread Martijn van Exel
Yes, they did, and they mainly focused on the main metros I believe. The remaining ones should be mainly outside of the larger urban areas. See http://maproulette.org/view/499 for locations of the tasks. Martijn Martijn van Exel http://mvexel.github.io/ On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 10:55 AM, James

Re: [Talk-ca] Telenav mapping turn restrictions

2017-03-30 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi Andrew (and let me reply to Pierre's comments too, sorry Pierre, I am a little slow parsing French). First off thanks for your additional comments, they are really useful. I realize that I should have shared more detail about what we are planning to do and will do a better job in the future

Re: [Talk-ca] Telenav mapping turn restrictions

2017-03-31 Thread Martijn van Exel
scussion. I don't touch the road network too > much in my mapping unless I am pretty sure what I'm changing is obviously > correct and simple, and I avoid weird intersections as much as possible. I'm > just curious to understand, so maybe in the future if I happen across such a > si

Re: [Talk-ca] Telenav mapping turn restrictions

2017-04-03 Thread Martijn van Exel
-80.04410#map=19/40.58648/-80.04457 > > <https://www.openstreetmap.org/directions?engine=osrm_car=40.58614%2C-80.04461%3B40.58680%2C-80.04410#map=19/40.58648/-80.04457> > From: Stewart C. Russell <scr...@gmail.com> > Sent: Friday, March 31, 2017 7:26:12 PM > To: talk-ca@openstre

Re: [Talk-ca] Les méfaits de Telenav dans La Prairie

2017-09-18 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, Allow me to respond in English...Sorry.. Thanks for pointing out the problem with the non-existing roads. We did some additional research ourselves as well after your report and concluded the same thing. Checking two sources in this case proved to be not enough, and I will make sure we

Re: [Talk-ca] Les méfaits de Telenav dans La Prairie

2017-09-18 Thread Martijn van Exel
pris des photos près du > rond-point. Elles devraient apparaitre bientôt sur Mapillary. Les sentiers > sont obstrués avec des barrières et seuls les piétons peuvent y circuler. > > Pierre > > > De : Martijn van Exel <m...@rtijn.org> > À : James <james2...@gm

[Talk-ca] Gathering opinions on organized editing

2017-09-20 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi US / CA mappers, The OSMF Data Working Group is currently conducting a community survey on ‘organized editing’. It would be great if as many of you as possible could give them feedback. You can find the full post and a discussion thread here:

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-10-06 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, Thanks all for your input. I get a sense that there is a preference for separating out the names on these destination signs in separate language tags, even though documentation for destination:street is sparse. To be sure I contacted what I hope are the top mappers in NB. A list of

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-10-02 Thread Martijn van Exel
with the name:[ISO language code] tag. Martijn Martijn van Exel skype: mvexel On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 9:06 AM, Matthew Darwin <matt...@mdarwin.ca> wrote: > No, > > This is about the "desination" sign that you find on major highways, > usually they are green. &q

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-10-02 Thread Martijn van Exel
Are there any NB mappers here? If not we can extract the most active mappers from the data and ask directly. (That is how we usually go about this if we have a local question where nobody from the area seems to be on the national mailing list.) Martijn van Exel skype: mvexel On Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Re: [Talk-ca] OSM Canada & State of the Map US: Oct 20-22

2017-10-02 Thread Martijn van Exel
community at large to move in that direction. Martijn Martijn van Exel skype: mvexel On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 3:49 PM, Matthew Darwin <matt...@mdarwin.ca> wrote: > Hi, > > Are any Canadian folks going to State of the Map US October 20-22 > https://2017.stateofthemap.us/ > >

[Talk-ca] Fwd: Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-10-02 Thread Martijn van Exel
Other bounced message..Sorry. -- Forwarded message -- From: Martijn van Exel <mve...@gmail.com> Date: Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 9:22 AM Subject: Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs To: john whelan <jwhelan0...@gmail.com> Cc: Matthew Darwin <matt...@mdarw

Re: [Talk-ca] OSM Canada & State of the Map US: Oct 20-22

2017-09-28 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, I responded to Matthew off-list an on, but my response bounced to here because I used an alternate email address. Speaking as the secretary of the OSMF board and non-Canadian: we welcome new Local Chapters and any movement towards that. A first step is to gain sufficient momentum; a

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-10-02 Thread Martijn van Exel
vert.canada.ca/data/fr/dataset/3d282116-e556-400c- > 9306-ca1a3cada77f > > cordialement > > Pierre > > > -------------- > *De :* john whelan <jwhelan0...@gmail.com> > *À :* Martijn van Exel <m...@rtijn.org> > *Cc :* Talk-CA OpenStreetMap

[Talk-ca] Fwd: Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-10-02 Thread Martijn van Exel
Sorry, I sent this and the next message from the wrong email and it bounced because of that.. -- Forwarded message -- From: Martijn van Exel <mve...@gmail.com> Date: Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 9:20 AM Subject: Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs To: Matthew Darwin

[Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-09-29 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, How do you map bilingual signposts? Ones that say for example 'Rue Regent St'? My thought would be destination:street=[name in primary language for the province] and destination:street:en / destination:street:fr for the name in the other language. But I've also seen just

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-10-09 Thread Martijn van Exel
<jwhelan0...@gmail.com> wrote: > Sounds good to me. > > > Cheerio John > > On 9 Oct 2017 3:55 pm, "Martijn van Exel" <m...@rtijn.org> wrote: > >> Hi all, >> >> I contacted the most active mappers in NB. It seems that mappin

[Talk-ca] Disconnected addresses

2017-10-11 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, Matthew Darwin pointed out on Github that some street name updates by the Telenav team lead to 'orphaned' address nodes. The ticket is here: https://github.com/TelenavMapping/mapping-projects/issues/34 This is just to let you know that we are aware and planning to fix soonest. Thanks

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping of bilingual destination signs

2017-10-12 Thread Martijn van Exel
hat don't understand the language extension > continue to work. > > On 2017-10-09 03:52 PM, Martijn van Exel wrote: > > Hi all, > > I contacted the most active mappers in NB. It seems that mapping bilingual > street destinations with destination:street:fr and destination:street

Re: [Talk-ca] Disconnected addresses

2017-10-31 Thread Martijn van Exel
. In the mean time, if you have any ideas for how to approach this, let me know. Thanks! Martijn > On Oct 11, 2017, at 12:05 PM, Martijn van Exel <m...@rtijn.org> wrote: > > Hi all, > > Matthew Darwin pointed out on Github that some street name updates by the > Telenav team le

Re: [Talk-ca] Disconnected addresses

2017-10-31 Thread Martijn van Exel
of Ottawa to get back to me on what is the correct >> name and then I will fix either the street or the address accordingly. So >> long way of saying, anything within the bounds of the City of Ottawa, I >> will fix. >> On 2017-10-31 06:11 PM, Martijn van Exel wrote: >> >> Hi

Re: [Talk-ca] Trans-Canada Highway research

2018-03-28 Thread Martijn van Exel
] but it is incomplete and broken. One idea would be to repair it, and the province-level relations that would be the members of it. Would you be interested in coordinating that? [0] https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/1307243 -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org On Wed, Mar 28, 2018, at 13:24, Pierre

Re: [Talk-ca] Trans-Canada Highway research

2018-03-28 Thread Martijn van Exel
on your own Overpass queries or GeoJSON files. The diary post explaining MapRoulette is here: https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/mvexel/diary/43596 Thanks, -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org On Tue, Mar 27, 2018, at 07:13, Begin Daniel wrote: > Andrew, Je ne crois pas que le fait que

Re: [Talk-ca] Exit with name on node *and* destination

2018-11-06 Thread Martijn van Exel
on is > that these should all have the names removed when it's clearly the > destination, and that this destination info should be added to the link way > if it isn't already. > > Andrew Lester > Victoria, BC > > From: "Martijn van Exel" > To: "talk-ca

[Talk-ca] Exit with name on node *and* destination

2018-11-05 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi, I just came across this https://www.evernote.com/l/AVCmW6jzawZAoqDxpQTxFydcW-0mCP1Lyqw The exit _link[0] has destination tagging that reflects what is on the exit sign[1], which is correct. But the junction node[2] also

Re: [Talk-ca] Exit with name on node *and* destination

2018-11-05 Thread Martijn van Exel
it of > tagging for the renderer to get the exit name to show up on the > default OSM.org layer. > > --Jarek > On Mon, 5 Nov 2018 at 14:47, Martijn van Exel wrote: >> >> Hi, >> >> I just came across this >> >> https://www.evernote.com/l

Re: [Talk-ca] Exit with name on node *and* destination

2018-11-06 Thread Martijn van Exel
Like I said, I will leave it to the local mappers to figure out what is best. I did refine the instructions for the U.S. challenge a little more, since there are definitely legitimate uses of the `name` tag on junction nodes. I included an example. Have a look if you’re interested:

Re: [Talk-ca] Exit with name on node *and* destination

2018-11-06 Thread Martijn van Exel
. -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org On Mon, Nov 5, 2018, at 18:23, Jarek Piórkowski wrote: > Yep, so in this case removing the name and keeping the ref on the > junction node sounds appropriate. > > While we're at it, the service road > https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/481541

Re: [Talk-ca] Exit with name on node *and* destination

2018-11-06 Thread Martijn van Exel
at these nodes.. Best, -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org On Tue, Nov 6, 2018, at 08:33, Martijn van Exel wrote: > Is there an Overpass or other query that could detect all these > situations? I could make a MapRoulette challenge out of them so we can > look at them together and remove

[Talk-ca] Toronto appreciation

2019-03-18 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, and Toronto mappers in particular. I am currently visiting Toronto and using OSM extensively to get around using maps.me and the OSM web site mainly. The level of detail and completeness are amazing, a big thanks to all Toronto mappers. I didn’t know about PATH, the

Re: [Talk-ca] Toronto appreciation

2019-03-18 Thread Martijn van Exel
That’s so nice! I hope to meet some of you there. I’ll have to leave around 6pm unfortunately. And obviously it’s layer=-1, not level :) Martijn > On Mar 18, 2019, at 9:08 PM, Steve Singer wrote: > > On Mon, 18 Mar 2019, Martijn van Exel wrote: > >> Hi all, and Toronto mappe

Re: [Talk-ca] Defining a local mapper group

2019-03-19 Thread Martijn van Exel
If you’re interested in forming local mapper groups based on actual contributions to OSM you are free to use the Meet Your Mapper tool I built a little while ago. You can draw a bounding box and retrieve a list of mappers who contributed there. It generates some basic stats such as number of

Re: [Talk-ca] New MapRoulette challenge to address highway class flip-flops

2019-02-04 Thread Martijn van Exel
d mark these as ’not an issue’ in MapRoulette. Martijn > On Feb 4, 2019, at 9:36 AM, Martijn van Exel wrote: > > Hi all, > > Per Matthew Darwin’s request on Twitter, my team prepared a MapRoulette > challenge for ‘highway class flip-flops’. What does this mean? Consecutive > ways that have a

Re: [Talk-ca] New MapRoulette challenge to address highway class flip-flops

2019-02-04 Thread Martijn van Exel
SM (long highways in very rural areas). > Is there any way to fix this? Or maybe warn people to not use JOSM for this > challenge? > Harald. > > On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 10:37 AM Martijn van Exel <mailto:m...@rtijn.org>> wrote: > Hi all, > > Per Matthew D

[Talk-ca] New MapRoulette challenge to address highway class flip-flops

2019-02-04 Thread Martijn van Exel
Hi all, Per Matthew Darwin’s request on Twitter, my team prepared a MapRoulette challenge for ‘highway class flip-flops’. What does this mean? Consecutive ways that have a suspicious change from one highway= value to another and then back to the former. This happens sometimes when mappers

Re: [Talk-ca] Piggyback a SOTM bid with FOSS4G in Calgary

2019-08-27 Thread Martijn van Exel
Not Canadian and definitely not local to Calgary, but I just wanted to chime in to say I really enjoyed it when SOTM and FOSS4G were both in Denver, and I would love for that to happen again. If I can somehow support I'd be happy to. -- Martijn van Exel m...@rtijn.org On Fri, Aug 23, 2019