[talk-au] Issues with a user putting back incorrect tags

Ross Scanlon info at 4x4falcon.com
Sat Sep 9 03:40:05 UTC 2017

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On 09/09/17 10:34, Philip Mallis wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am seeking advice on how to proceed with an issue around Melbourne 
> and Victoria regarding tagging of abandoned/disused railway stations 
> and railways.
> The Outer Circle Line is a railway that has been almost entirely 
> ripped up and abandoned. The former track and its stations were 
> previously incorrectly tagged with railway=station which meant that 
> they showed up on the default OSM layer, in navigation apps and other 
> places where they should not appear. I and others have been changing 
> them to the correct railway:historic=station_site or 
> railway:historic=station as per the consensus here: 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Railway_stations#Stations_and_sites_which_are_not_currently_in_operation. 
> Unfortunately, every time these tags have been corrected, the user has 
> changed them back.
> One of the recent instances is here: 
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4695022174/history
> I have tried messaging the user twice but no response was received 
> and, as of eight days ago, the reverting has continued. I know of at 
> least three other users who have also tried contacting this user over 
> the past year or so to no avail.
> Any advice on how to proceed?
> Thanks,
> Philip
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