[Imports] [HOT] Undiscussed import of village nodes in Nepal

Serge Wroclawski emacsen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 19:33:45 UTC 2015


I have placed a block message on this users's account in the hopes
that she reads it and can reply quickly to the changeset discussions.
If I don't hear back from her soon, I will revert the changesets in
order to minimize the disruption of mapping in Nepal during the
crisis.

https://www.openstreetmap.org/user_blocks/634

- Serge

On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 3:26 PM, Rafael Avila Coya <ravilacoya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there:
>
> Thanks for informing about this.
>
> I contacted the user who made this import, offering help to do this
> import in a proper way, following strictly the imports guidelines. I am
> completely sure she did the import with good intentions, but it
> obviously cannot be done this way.
>
> I guess that, as soon as she answers, we should revert the changesets.
> Any thoughts?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Rafael.
>
> On 28/04/15 19:56, arch_arch at t-online.de wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>>
>>
>> I've detected an undiscussed import of village names in Nepal. Please
>> delete it before further damage arises due to this import.
>>
>>
>>
>> It is unclear where this data comes from and if it's copyrighted. Each
>> node is tagged with fixme and note=these locations and village names
>> might not be 100% accurate. It seems that there was no manual validation
>> process. No import account was created for the import. No documentation
>> in the Wiki about the import. All nodes were imported twice times.
>> Unclear if the import took existing village nodes into account.
>>
>>
>>
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/30581704
>>
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/30581271
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks, Arch
>>
>>
>>
>> PS: I've also forwarded this mail to imports@ and hot at openstreetmap.org
>>
>>
>>
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