[talk-au] Fwd: [OSM-talk] Most of Busselton deleted

Arie Paap wildmyron at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 03:05:32 GMT 2010

I have also sent a message to the user regarding what happened and
some links to help on editing. In this particular case a large number
of ways were deleted (as you can see from the changeset) and reverting
seemed to me the best way to fix up the damage to the map.


On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 6:13 AM, David Murn <davey at incanberra.com.au> wrote:
> Something similar happened in my region recently, someone new to josm
> managed to turn a park around 100m across into a 2km diameter circle,
> and mangled the ways nearby.  A quick email to the user revealed he was
> new to josm and wasnt even aware of what he had done.  Fortunately the
> mess was easily fixed, but luckily I contacted the bloke, and he was
> apologetic and continues to ask questions to learn how to use osm/josm
> better.
> Sometimes the diplomatic approach can be best.
> David

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