[Talk-ca] Medicine Hat, Alberta

J.P. Kirby webmaster at the506.com
Sat Jan 26 16:53:05 GMT 2013


The same user made up entire towns in Saskatchewan snd elsewhere. As soon as legit editors started calling him out he quit.

Safe to say it is vandalism and can be easily removed.

Sent from my iPhone

On 2013-01-25, at 8:56 AM, leuty <leuty at immerda.ch> wrote:

> Hello Canadian Community, bonjour
> 
> While fixing connectivity errors using maproulette I found the following
> location in Medicine Hat, Alberta, CA.
> 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=50.06165&lon=-110.69818&zoom=16&layers=M
> 
> The streets mapped by user Yorii are done in a very strange way (not
> connected, messed up connection of other roads). IMHO this seems a bit
> like someone was toying around with an editor or the redaction bot
> messed it up (who knows). Since they don't have a source=* tag I don't
> know where the info of their existence comes from.
> 
> Bing imagery in this region was taken on 2010-06-23 and the streets were
> added on 2011-07-15. Consequently, it could very well be that they were
> built after Bing img was taken. It is hard for me to verify this form my
> armchair in Switzerland and I already contacted the user Yorii, but he
> didn't respond and made his last edit a year ago.
> 
> Is there newer Imaginary available for this region? Or is anybody living
> there who could go out and verify their existence?
> 
> Thanks and again: Sorry if I make false acquisitions, this is not my
> intention. I just want to fix it..
> 
> yours sincerely, bien cordialement
> 
> Leuty
> 
> 
> PS: Please keep me CCed since I am not subscribed to talk-ca.
> 
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