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== Communication ==  
 
== Communication ==  
Because of the international character of an MMR, the main language is English. There is help for translations.
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Because of the international character of this MapRaid, the main language is English. There is help for translations. As we have raiders from many different time zones, we will use [[UTC|time in UTC]].
  
Participants will be divided into several [[link to forumpost|groups]], one for [[index.php?title=User:Moweez/MR_Poland&action=submit#Raid_Areas|each section]] of the map. Each group will have both local and senior editors, and a ''Group leader''. Please direct all questions to your group leader. The raid hosts will be available across all areas for added support.  
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Participants will be divided into several [[link to forumpost|groups]], one for [[User:Moweez/MMT_Template#Raid_Areas|each section]] of the map. Each group will have both local and senior editors, and a ''Group leader''. Please direct all questions to your group leader. The raid hosts will be available across all areas for added support.  
  
 
When working in the raid area, please set yourself to ''visible'' in WME chat. Also, turn on the ''Live Users'' layer. This will serve to collaborate smoothly and get quick help at your location if needed.
 
When working in the raid area, please set yourself to ''visible'' in WME chat. Also, turn on the ''Live Users'' layer. This will serve to collaborate smoothly and get quick help at your location if needed.
  
We will use Slack as the main communication platform. There is a special [https://wazemapraid.slack.com/messages/mr_country/ Country MapRaid channel] for this raid. If you are not already part of the MapRaid Slack team, you will be invited shortly before the Raid starts. <!--(for later communication when raid started) If anything goes wrong and you didn't receive the invite when the raid is about to start, click here to get your [http://bit.ly/GetWazeSlackInvite Slack invitation] (choose WazeMapRaid).  If you have trouble getting into the Slack team or channels, please reach out to one of the MapRaid organizers.-->
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We will use Slack as the main communication service. There is a special [https://wazemapraid.slack.com/messages/mr_country/ Country MapRaid channel] for this raid.  Also, every group will have their own channel. If you are not already part of the MapRaid Slack team, you will be invited shortly before the Raid starts. <!--(for later communication when raid started) If anything goes wrong and you didn't receive the invite when the raid is about to start, click here to get your [http://bit.ly/GetWazeSlackInvite Slack invitation] (choose WazeMapRaid).  If you have trouble getting into the Slack team or channels, please reach out to one of the MapRaid organizers.-->
  
 
== Raid Areas ==  
 
== Raid Areas ==  
This MapRaid has X groups according to the following map (to be added). Use the [[https://wiki.waze.com/wiki/index.php?title=User:Moweez/MR_Poland&action=submit#Specific_tools_for_this_MapRaid overlay]] to show the borders of your group area.
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This MapRaid has X groups according to the following map (to be added). Use the [[User:Moweez/MMR_Template#Specific_tools_for_this_MapRaid|overlay]] to show the borders of your group area in WME.
 
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==Mapraid guidelines==
 
==Mapraid guidelines==
 
===City Boundaries===
 
===City Boundaries===
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description
  
 
===Connectivity===
 
===Connectivity===
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description
  
 
===Solve URs and MPs===
 
===Solve URs and MPs===
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===Improve major connectivity===
 
===Improve major connectivity===
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===Improve Wiki page===
 
===Improve Wiki page===
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===Base map===
 
===Base map===
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description
  
 
===Road naming===
 
===Road naming===
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description
  
 
== Editing Resources ==  
 
== Editing Resources ==  
Only use sources that are allowed by Waze, like Streetview from within WME. Google Maps (and its streetview) is NOT allowed. Websites from businesses are considered allowed sources. Other allowed sources are:  
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Only use sources that are allowed by Waze, like Streetview from within WME. Google Maps (and its streetview) is NOT allowed. Websites from businesses are considered allowed sources. Other allowed sources are: XX.
  
 
{{red|Warning: If you copy information from unauthorized sources, you may be removed from this mapraid. Also, every segment you edited may be removed from the map. Copying information from copyrighted sources is illegal!}}
 
{{red|Warning: If you copy information from unauthorized sources, you may be removed from this mapraid. Also, every segment you edited may be removed from the map. Copying information from copyrighted sources is illegal!}}
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'''Validator'''
 
'''Validator'''
* This is a script that validates a map area in the Waze Map Editor, highlights issues and generates a very detailed report with U.S. wiki references and possible solutions. Keep in mind that guidelines of Venezuela (if available on the subject) precede over the guidelines of the U.S..
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* This is a script that validates a map area in the Waze Map Editor, highlights issues and generates a very detailed report with U.S. wiki references and possible solutions. Keep in mind that the guidelines of of the country where you edit (if available on the subject) precede over the guidelines of the U.S..
 
** Install for [http://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/wme-validator/baojhpeknpmkhplkcnpdcficcaaniaih Chrome] via Web Store.  
 
** Install for [http://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/wme-validator/baojhpeknpmkhplkcnpdcficcaaniaih Chrome] via Web Store.  
 
** Install for [https://greasyfork.org/scripts/1571-wme-validator Firefox]. Needs [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey Greasemonkey] to install and use.
 
** Install for [https://greasyfork.org/scripts/1571-wme-validator Firefox]. Needs [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey Greasemonkey] to install and use.
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====Specific tools for this MapRaid====
 
====Specific tools for this MapRaid====
 
* There is an [link overlay for WME] to view the boundaries of the group areas via an extra layer. To use it, you need to have [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/tampermonkey/dhdgffkkebhmkfjojejmpbldmpobfkfo TamperMonkey] (Chrome) or  [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey Greasemonkey] (Firefox) installed.
 
* There is an [link overlay for WME] to view the boundaries of the group areas via an extra layer. To use it, you need to have [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/tampermonkey/dhdgffkkebhmkfjojejmpbldmpobfkfo TamperMonkey] (Chrome) or  [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey Greasemonkey] (Firefox) installed.
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* A Place Browser for this MapRaid will follow.
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[[Category:Mapraid]]

Revision as of 10:53, 26 January 2016


A MegaMapRaid (MMR) is a MapRaid in which a group of international map editors join together and update a large area. Besides the benefits of a normal MapRaid, it opens up different ways of dealing with editing and navigation situations, because every country has it´s own specifics. It is always fun and a great learning experience to people from several backgrounds. Besides, the raiders together quickly improve the overall condition of the Waze map.

Goals

In order of importance:

  1. Check and correct city boundaries
  2. Check major connectivity
  3. Solve URs and MPs
  4. Improve major connectivity
  5. Improve Wiki page
  6. Correct base map positioning
  7. Correct road naming

Hosts

editor Rank Role
OrbitC (PM) 6 GC/MapRaid-Coord
yourname level Country Manager
yourname level Area Manager

Communication

Because of the international character of this MapRaid, the main language is English. There is help for translations. As we have raiders from many different time zones, we will use time in UTC.

Participants will be divided into several groups, one for each section of the map. Each group will have both local and senior editors, and a Group leader. Please direct all questions to your group leader. The raid hosts will be available across all areas for added support.

When working in the raid area, please set yourself to visible in WME chat. Also, turn on the Live Users layer. This will serve to collaborate smoothly and get quick help at your location if needed.

We will use Slack as the main communication service. There is a special Country MapRaid channel for this raid. Also, every group will have their own channel. If you are not already part of the MapRaid Slack team, you will be invited shortly before the Raid starts.

Raid Areas

This MapRaid has X groups according to the following map (to be added). Use the overlay to show the borders of your group area in WME.

Mapraid guidelines

City Boundaries

description

Connectivity

description

Solve URs and MPs

description

Improve major connectivity

description

Improve Wiki page

description

Base map

description

Road naming

description

Editing Resources

Only use sources that are allowed by Waze, like Streetview from within WME. Google Maps (and its streetview) is NOT allowed. Websites from businesses are considered allowed sources. Other allowed sources are: XX.

Warning: If you copy information from unauthorized sources, you may be removed from this mapraid. Also, every segment you edited may be removed from the map. Copying information from copyrighted sources is illegal!

Mass edits

In Base Map areas, mass edits are allowed. Be aware that we will monitor edits, so avoid unnecessary edits and hunting for points. Sanctions are strict, being banned for this and future MR and MMR.

If you are using a tool or script, you are fully responsible for its use and its consequences. Please make sure that you understand the features of the script you are using. You will be held accountable for any side effects.

  1. If you are unsure about something, please ask.
  2. Check and triple check.
  3. We have great leaders here who can help you.
  4. Let's make sure we do it right, and set a great example for the rest of the world.

Basic reference links

Highly Recommended Tools

Many tools are essential for good editing, and others make the editing process much easier. Highly recommended are:

Validator

  • This is a script that validates a map area in the Waze Map Editor, highlights issues and generates a very detailed report with U.S. wiki references and possible solutions. Keep in mind that the guidelines of of the country where you edit (if available on the subject) precede over the guidelines of the U.S..

WME Toolbox

  • This is a script that facilitate the process of editing maps in the WME. It has a toolbar that facilitates the process of removing unnecessary nodes, cut segments, locate "Soft Nodes", or nodes with undefined directions.

URComments

!!PLEASE REMEMBER THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USE OF ALL SCRIPTS!!

There is a wiki page and a forum with more information about scripts.

Specific tools for this MapRaid

  • There is an [link overlay for WME] to view the boundaries of the group areas via an extra layer. To use it, you need to have TamperMonkey (Chrome) or Greasemonkey (Firefox) installed.
  • A Place Browser for this MapRaid will follow.