tom at tom-carden.co.uk
Wed Sep 20 17:32:28 BST 2006
On 20/09/06, Etienne <80n80n at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/20/06, Bruce Cowan <bruce.cowan at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
> > One thing I did notice was vandalism. Is there any mechanism of
> > reverting changes done by a malicious person?
> Where? And how did you notice it?
> I stumbled across a couple of edits in the Weybridge area that were clearly
> the result of someone trying to make the applet do something. I think we
> are getting close to the point where we really need to be able to monitor
I've thought that for a long time. IMO the addition of ways and tags
and things, though responsible for some lovely maps, should have come
after the simple node/segment model was capable of being monitored and
managed by any user. Adding in wiki-style rollback to the data model
and interface will be a lot harder now, but it's obviously still
> Something simple like a query that would list any changes by someone else to
> nodes/segments/ways that I originally created or have touched would be a
> start. This would be a crude equivalent to the "watch this page" function
> on a wiki. Alternatively a "watch this tile" function would be another way
> of doing it.
I thought we had RSS for edits, by bounding box? If you don't use RSS
there are RSS to email gateways around, I'm pretty sure.
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