[HOT] validation

Daniel Specht danspecht at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 13:56:55 UTC 2015

There was one project that had validation instructions.  As someone that
does a lot of validation, I found them extremely helpful.  Also it's one
more tool to avoid inappropriate validation (see below).

On June 2 John Whelan wrote
>Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2015 21:27:12 -0400
>From: john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
>To: "hot at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org>
>Subject: [HOT] Validation
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>Could validators at least have the curtsy to read the project instructions
>before invalidating tiles because not all the buildings have been mapped on
>a project that does not require buildings to be mapped.

>I've brought it up in the Hot mailing group because although we talk about
>training for mappers some validators could do with some as well and whilst
>we are on the subject perhaps some suggestions on how to be tactful to
>volunteer mappers might not be amiss.

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