[Imports] Proposed import removal: nuclear explosion sites

Hans De Kryger hans.dekryger13 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 08:30:28 UTC 2015


I agree with removing these sites. I agree with Richard too It might be a
good import for OHM.
On Apr 17, 2015 12:48 AM, "Michael Reichert" <nakaner at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hi Frederik,
>
> I agree with you.
>
> Am 2015-04-15 um 23:18 schrieb Frederik Ramm:
> > On 04/15/2015 04:09 PM, Pavel Machek wrote:
> >> It does not cause any problems to keep this data, and it is
> >> very small data set. Just keep it.
> >
> > 1. If it were true that the data does not cause problems, that would
> > still not be a sufficient reason to keep it in OSM.
> >
> > 2. I believe that it *does* cause problems because it indicates to
> > others that OSM is a suitable place for such data (which OSM is not).
> > There is a very real danger of people wanting to map past natural
> > disasters or even past cultural events, "because we also map nuclear
> > explosion sites".
> >
> > These sites are a bad example and if the import had been properly
> > discussed along the rules we have today, it would certainly have been
> > shot down.
>
> <irony>If we have data about nuclear explosion sites in the past, why
> don't we map car and train accidents, too? One node per accident (large
> accidents may use an area). Lots of accidents at one place indicate a
> dangerous location, i.e. if an railway crossing or road crossing has
> lots of accident nodes, routing software may advice their users to avoid
> this railway/road crossing.</irony>
>
> Best regards
>
> Michael
> (Nakaner)
>
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