[OSM-talk] Need help!
tom at compton.nu
Thu Sep 11 15:34:09 BST 2008
Frederik Ramm wrote:
>>>> * : See http://www.openstreetmap.org/stats/data_stats.html
>>> Heh. Dmitry Oleynov is the most destructive mapper. For two days (8-9
>>> of Sept) he has removed 75139 nodes! But created only 888.
>> His actions do not appear to be malicious though - in fact he emailed
>> Steve on Tuesday after he realised what he had done asking for help to
>> revert the changes.
>> That got passed on to me, but I don't any way of reverting stuff, so I
>> suggested last night that he come here and ask for help.
> I have a script which I could use to
> 1. create a list of nodes and ways edited by a certain user in a certain
> time frame, planet-wide
> 2. load the history of all these objects from the current database
> 3. for each object that has not been touched by someone else since,
> revert it to the state it was before the user touched it.
> If you want me to do that for changes by Dmitry (and if I may assume
> that he is happy with this) then just give me a time frame and the
> This procedure has two disadvantages: 1. it will also remove "good"
> changes by that user in that time frame, and 2. it will NOT touch
> anything modified by someone else - this means that wherever people have
> attempted to manually repair the damage, things will remain in the
> "manually repaired" state and not be reverted.
Dmitry - are you happy for Frederik to do the above to revert your edits?
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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