[talk-au] Mass revert now??

Ben Kelley ben.kelley at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 19:48:25 GMT 2012


If it is possible, rolling back the change set (and a couple of other
similar ones) just on their own would be a good start.

Can this be done if it was not the last change on a way?

  - Ben Kelley.

Ben Kelley
On Jan 6, 2012 4:43 AM, "Michael Collinson" <mike at ayeltd.biz> wrote:

> The License Working Group will shortly be encouraging folks to go out and
> remap areas affected by new contributor terms decliners. However, I am
> mostly speaking here as in individual mapper in Australia.  Cleaning up my
> areas in Sweden and the UK was easy. I then looked at Ultimo in Sydney,
> which I 100% completed in 2006. However, all my edits are overlain by many
> layers from just two declined contributors. Same in several other Sydney
> suburbs, same in Katoomba, same in Port Macquarie, and by one contributor
> in Toowoomba and Dalby. I looked at doing a revert for the street where I
> lived but found that just one "Fixed Stuff" changeset was affecting 12,576
> different ways! So as I might affect other folks, I abandoned the idea for
> now. Remapping is pointless until I can get my original contributions back.
> Also, I cannot visualise areas of  real issues, (OSM Inspector, see
> bottom), because of a huge number of very trivial changes that can easily
> be got rid of. I guess a lot of  other folk are in the same position.
> So here is my question to all of us who are still contributing.  Rather
> than waiting, should we ask for Australia data contributed by decliners to
> be carefully removed en masse in the near future? I am happy for an area
> where I am more or less the sole continuing contributor to be used as a
> test.
> I see a number of options to explore for technical doability.
> 1) Just roll back the last edits of anyone who has specifically declined.
> 2) Do the full clean now instead of March. This has the drawback that it
> sweeps away folks who may still say yes. There are about 60 folks who have
> created more than 1,000 nodes who have not yet responded.
> 3) Just do highways. Interestingly, the Australian stats at
> http://odbl.poole.ch/ suggests that there is not much impairment outside
> highways, i.e. some decliners have been massively editing other folks
> highway contributions but not much else.
> Mike
> PS OSM Inspector License Change View. If you want to get an idea of what
> is affected, try this tool.  The rules are still being tweaked but it is
> pretty good:
> http://tools.geofabrik.de/**osmi/?view=wtfe&lon=136.69336&**
> lat=-26.83695&zoom=4&opacity=**0.98&overlays=overview,wtfe_**
> point_clean,wtfe_line_clean,**wtfe_point_harmless,wtfe_line_**
> harmless,wtfe_point_modified,**wtfe_line_modified_cp,wtfe_**
> line_modified,wtfe_point_**created,wtfe_line_created_cp,**
> wtfe_line_created<http://tools.geofabrik.de/osmi/?view=wtfe&lon=136.69336&lat=-26.83695&zoom=4&opacity=0.98&overlays=overview,wtfe_point_clean,wtfe_line_clean,wtfe_point_harmless,wtfe_line_harmless,wtfe_point_modified,wtfe_line_modified_cp,wtfe_line_modified,wtfe_point_created,wtfe_line_created_cp,wtfe_line_created>
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