[talk-au] Apology and Re: Mass revert now??

Peter Watson peter.bmwk75rt at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 03:11:23 GMT 2012

If a way is cut to add a bridge or whatever the second part becomes yours
as V1 but the nodes will still be the original contributors. Hence a
seemingly good way with red nodes. This is outlined on the wiki under
I am actively remapping areas which I have surveyed previously. I am
suprised some mappers are still adding data to ways that are red because
these will go I am certain, and I don't want to wait till April and still
have to remap these areas.
Peter W

On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Ross Scanlon <info at 4x4falcon.com> wrote:

> On 08/01/12 08:20, Nick Hocking wrote:
>> David wrote
>> "I can always retag from my records after the split"
>> Hi David,
>> It does seem that most of your work will survive.
>> Those maxspeed edits done by bots (under the userid of
>> JohnSmith or Rosscoe) will disappear without harm in April.
>> A lot of  them are incorrect so the accuracy of the OSM data
>> will actually improve a bit.
> I have never run any maxspeed bot.  In fact I actively started changing
> them manually to source:maxspeed which is what they should have been in the
> first place and where they were incorrect and I could apply correct data
> (from nearmap or survey) then I've changed that.
> I'm still manually changing maxspeed:source to source:maxspeed when ever I
> load a section of data into josm along with several other common errors
> like "junction=roundabout oneway=yes" but you'll never see it in osm.
> I also disagreed with what John did with this bot although I can see his
> logic in originally doing it and asked him via this list to re-run it so
> that it was source:maxspeed but he did not complete this.
>  However some decliner edits will affect your work.
>> If you look at the intersection of Leichardt Avenue
>> and Amity Drive. It seems that you mapped this area well,
>> in 2007. Then in 2009 the user JohnSmith and also Rosscoe have
>> made minor improvements and "tweaks". This has, in a lot of
>> cases ended up with them being version1 "owners" of the roads
>> you mapped.
> Impossible for either to be version one owners if we edited existing data.
>  It could only be for new information added.
> Cheers
> Ross
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