[Talk-GB] [OSM-talk] This is an auto-generated note from MAPS.ME application:
pmberry2007 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 14:12:57 UTC 2016
That's a definite usability issue in their application (to say nothing of
an annoyance to OSM mappers downstream). Is it possible to raise it with
them as a bug?
On 19 December 2016 at 13:28, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-12-09 at 12:54 +0000, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) wrote:
> > On 9 December 2016 at 11:49, Dave F <davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Peter%20Mount/notes
> > >
> > > They are all for the same entity.
> > >
> > > How can we stop this annoying repetition? Can it be blocked at
> > > OSM's end,
> > > contact individual users or, better still, get it blocked at
> > > source? Does
> > > anyone have a contact at Map.me?
> > I wonder if this could be down to a simple misunderstanding of the
> > Map.me UI. As far as the user is concerned he's stated that an object
> > on the map no longer exists. He may not be aware this his action is
> > adding a note rather than deleting the object immediately. So when
> > the
> > object stays on the map, he assumes his action has failed for
> > technical reasons, and so tries again.
> I found out for my self that duplicate notes are easy to create on
> Saturday. I was in Bridgnorth for a few beers with my mate, and before
> that had had a walk around doing some mapping.
> I managed to create 4 notes instead of one due to the interface.
> Initially I had wanted to add a category to a building, in this case a
> theatre. Maps.me didn't allow that so I added a note.
> Touching the tick had apparently no effect (no animation or screen
> change), so I assumed it hadn't registered and tried again. It was only
> when I looked at the IRC channel and saw the 4 notes I realised what I
> had done.
> Phil (trigpoint)
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