Before you travel, you have to do lots of prep. work.

Like map the buildings from aerial imagery into #OpenStreetMap so there's some base for you to work with when you do the on-the-ground survey ๐Ÿ˜…

imma proud to be a queer member of #OpenStreetMap.
nolite te bastardes carborundorum


Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (etc.).
OpenStreetMappers come in many shapes and sizes, and are unstoppable ๐Ÿ˜


โ€œBoymoding for Buildersโ€ is over, time to reward myself with a croissant! ๐Ÿฅ

opens with contests walking on stage with their flags.
Here's Systur, representing Iceland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ ,waving many trans flags! ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€โšง๏ธ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€โšง๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘โ™ฅ

First task: Write this custom static site generator software (yes in #Rust ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿฆ€โš™๏ธ) and lots and lots of #SQL ๐Ÿ˜

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I'm rewriting it with a static site generator, so (at the backend) it will only need to serve up raw static HTML pages.

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Currently is a Django web application ( ), which only works on old versions of Django/PostgreSQL/Ubuntu (because I haven't spent the time to keep it up to date ๐Ÿ˜…)

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I'm working on an internal rewrite of which should make it much more robust and less likely to go down. ๐Ÿ™‚

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But never fear! isn't going away. ๐Ÿ™‚ The premier #OpenStreetMap based map of historical admin boundaries in #Ireland will continue! ๐Ÿ™‚

Show thread, the #Irish Placenames database, has gotten a new website design. ๐Ÿ™‚

Oh the matrix server is broken again. ๐Ÿ™„ I am Jack's complete lack of surprise.

I could write a #Rust programme to do this, but I can't do _everything_ in rust.


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What's the state of the art for doing #geo processing in #javascript in the browser?

e.g. I have a ~60km GPX file, ~100 points, and I wanna know the nearest distance of each point to the line.
I know exactly how to do this in postgis, or even by hand. I know basic JS. How can I do this in JS on a webpage? (pref. non nodejs)

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