I thought the thing ESRI recently announced was basically additional layers within RapiD, but I may be conflating two separate things.
On Tue, 28 Jul 2020 at 15:53, Tod Fitch <t...@fitchfamily.org> wrote: > I became aware that Orange County, California has released building > outline and address data to public domain  and started prep work for > import to OSM. In reading through the import guidelines  it seemed the > process was: > > 1. Create a workflow (but don’t do any actual importing at this stage). > 2. Document the workflow in both a dedicated wiki page and in the import > catalog  > 3. Announce to the tagging list and the list for the area, in this case > talk-us, the proposed import. > 4. Once comments on the proposed import have been addressed, commence the > import (documenting progress along the way). > > To that end, I have reviewed the data. Processed sample portions to the > point just short of uploading to OSM to verify I think the workflow is okay. > > This is where I am at present: > > 1. I’ve reviewed the data and decided that a rather slow manual process is > needed because of the low quality of the building outlines. > 2. I’ve created a workflow and tested to the point where I think it will > result in a good quality import. > 3. I’ve created a GitHub project containing the description and scripts I > am using . > 4. I started to create a wiki page containing the same description but > found an existing import page for the same data  > > At this point I am paused and looking for guidance as there is another > import proposed for this data. I don’t see evidence that this other import > has actually started. > > I have added a discussion item to that import page expressing my concern > about building footprint quality and the steps that will be needed to bring > it up to standard and given my GitHub project page link. > > But I am confused. > > I thought that imports needed to be added to the catalog. This import is > not in the table at present. > > I thought that import specific user IDs were required. This import pages > states “The plan is for most OSM mappers to use their standard OSM > accounts if they are editing with RapiD and JOSM editors. . .” > > I thought that imports needed to be announced in this import list. Looking > though the archives  for the last few months, I don’t see it. > > So, do I continue with my import plan with the next step being creating a > new wiki page for it? Or do I wait for ERSI to do an import then verify the > quality? I don’t see a way to participate with ERSI listed in the import > wiki page they’ve created. > > Thanks for the guidance! > > Tod Fitch > >  > https://data-ocpw.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/8db4b58e6bbf4f6cac676f477348be48_0 >  https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Guidelines >  https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Catalogue >  https://github.com/n76/OSM_OC_Buildings >  > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Orange_County,_California_Buildings >  https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/imports/ > > _______________________________________________ > Tagging mailing list > Tagging@openstreetmap.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging >
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