[Talk-GB] Problematical edits near Leyland
phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sun Jan 6 19:20:48 GMT 2013
I have successfully reverted the changeset.
Now dreaming up a suitable diplomatic explanation for the new mapper.
I am using JOSM, on Fedora 17.
On Sun, 2013-01-06 at 19:03 +0000, SomeoneElse wrote:
> The following changeset by a new mapper near Leyland appears problematical:
> It doesn't appear to be malicious - it looks like it's a case of "delete
> everything and redraw it badly".
> An example is:
> It doesn't join at the north end, has an incorrect name, and misses the
> speed limits that had been manually surveyed for the ways that it replaced.
> Three of the four pages of ways in the changeset contain similar deletions.
> I had intended to revert it* and then explain to the new mapper what the
> problem was. Unfortunately JOSM with the reverter plugin falls over
> with a null pointer exception. Plan B is probably "revert.pl" but I've
> unfortunately run out of time tonight.
> Could some kind soul who's got revert.pl or some alternative installed,
> tested and working revert changeset 14536266?
> * Yes, I know that this is a very drastic action - but in this case
> (given the damage done) I think that it would be justified. I'm also
> happy to discuss alternative approaches if anyone feels that there's a
> better way of dealing with this particular issue.
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