[Talk-GB] New mapper causing problems

Chris Fleming me at chrisfleming.org
Thu May 21 21:10:28 UTC 2015

Hi Neil, I had spotted him and have sent him a message and a changeset

Actually looks like his edits are getting worse.

I'm on a flight in 4 hours, but should be back home tomorrow.

On Fri, 22 May 2015 at 00:01, Neil McManus <neilmcmanus at outlook.com> wrote:

> A new user has burst onto the scene in my local area and has made lots
> of bad edits.
> For example:
> http://osm.org/go/evfACGRIT
> They added the outline of the road around the mini-roundabout and have
> disconnected the footpaths from the roads.  They have deleted the
> footpaths/cycleways that I added and replaced them with "path".   Or
> sometimes they run in parallel with the original.
> Anyway, I tried contacting them politely and their reply was basically
> "I know what I'm doing, I'm making it better".  Their changeset comments
> are either "add icon" or "updating wrong information on map i live here
> i know the layout of most of what is here".
> Could someone undo their bad work by removing their changesets?  Or how
> is the best way to proceed?  I get the feeling if I try and correct
> their errors they will just put it back the way they want.
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