[OSM-talk] Retaggin of ways
morwen at evilmagic.org
Wed Dec 5 16:17:52 GMT 2007
On Dec 5, 2007 3:46 PM, Damocov <OSM at damian-fell.co.uk> wrote:
> I'm a littel confused, hopefully somone can help.
> a user named "user_5589" has gone through a number of raods I've
> previously tagged and changed the highway tag of them from
> "unclassified" to "tertiary" the author displayed in JOSM has also
> changed from my name to user_5589
To send them a message , go to
> Aside from the fact that I don't agree with this user's categorisation
> of some of these streets (in most cases if he'd changed it to
> "residential" I'd have agreed) it kind of sucks to see work I've done
> attributed to another user on the information freeway tiles.
Well, it displays as the author the last person to have touched the way in
question. There's no other mechanism for it to pick out author. Not their
fault it works like that, and avoiding touching ways merely because of that
would not be appropriate.
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