[HOT] Worried about task 1018

Extra Paul paulokoko at hotmail.com
Sat May 9 10:10:53 UTC 2015


Dear openstreetmappers :)
I'm quite worried about the quality of maps for task 1018.Many of mappers, obviously, did not check the instructions or even the tutorials. People want to help, and that's awesome, but maybe validation should be done my more experienced and meticulous mappers.I've seen mappers validating more that 10 areas in less than an hour, and those areas still contain many errors : clusters of buildings mapped as one, landuse=residential area used for clusters of nothing more than 1 or 2 buildings, many streams seen as footpath, many paths in the middle of nowhere... Maybe instructions should contain some images to show clearly what is expected, and explain that the purpose of this map is to count each individual buildings and have roads and paths connected to them so buildings can be reached by humanitarian teams.Currently, most of my time on 1018 is to check validated areas because half of those areas are not correctly mapped.
Paul 		 	   		  
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