[Tagging] [OSM-talk] Call for verification (Was: Re: VANDALISM !)

80hnhtv4agou at bk.ru 80hnhtv4agou at bk.ru
Sat Aug 22 19:20:32 UTC 2020


>it was one person in CA adding 400 unverified tags to rail service in chicago.
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>one just 818 m, away from my home.
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>>Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:32 PM -05:00 from Martin Koppenhoefer < dieterdreist at gmail.com >:
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>>sent from a phone
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>>> On 22. Aug 2020, at 10:15, pangoSE < pangose at riseup.net > wrote:
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>>> Here is yet another example of bad data in our database:
>>fix it ;-)
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>>Of course OpenStreetMap contains errors, just like any other source, and probably more, given that most contributors are laymen and have very few experience (few total edits, often just 1).
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>>On the other hand, we may be very fast when something changes, very flexible in emergencies (think Haiti), and have interesting niche data that commercial and public data providers don’t care for.
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>>It all depends on the local community in the end. If you have reached a critical mass to have locals everywhere, it will work great and bugs will wash out. Otherwise the data might get stale just like any other data. Also using the data is essential to find the problems, for example the 212 story garage is likely fixed now ;-)
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>>I tend to agree with Steve A.
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>>Cheers Martin
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