[Talk-ca] Medicine Hat, Alberta

leuty leuty at immerda.ch
Sun Jan 27 13:23:04 GMT 2013


Ok. I consequently removed the contributions from that particular user
in Changeset: 14807402. Feel free to revert.

Thx for your help. I think the issue is solved.


On 01/26/2013 05:53 PM, J.P. Kirby wrote:
> 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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