[HOT] validating tiles

Pierre GIRAUD pierre.giraud at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 08:07:13 UTC 2015

Hi Daniel,

This makes much sense.
Do you have a github account? If so, please create an issue and copy
paste your message there.


On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 2:51 AM, Daniel Specht <danspecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> Lots of projects are mapped quickly, but validated  slowly. This could be
> because
> (A) beginners don't feel qualified to pass judgement
> (B) people don't like to pass judgement
> (C)  doing original work is more fun than reviewing someone else's work.
> I have a couple suggestions for encouraging validation.
> 1.  Include instructions for validation on the instructions tab.
>    Because the instructions tab only has mapping instructions, readers may
> think that validation is for someone else to do.
> 2.  Include validation statistics on the stats tab.
>   Because the stats tab only has statistics for tiles completed, mappers may
> think that validating tiles is not essential. Also, these statistics give
> the mapper, but not the validator, a psychological reward. I've been
> validating a lot of tiles -- sometimes I seem to be doing most of the
> validations on a project -- and even though seeing the number by your name
> increment isn't the biggest thrill in the world, I have to admit that I miss
> it..
> --
> Dan
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  | Pierre GIRAUD

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