[talk-ph] Is this spam? (boracay)

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 07:41:00 GMT 2010


On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:35 PM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yep! Spam alright.
And useless one, btw.  OSM node/way is not indexed by search engines.
A good approach for www.adomingobrokerage.page.tl is to simply create
a webpage of the properties with OSM as a background map to show
locations.


> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Marloue Pidor <murlwe at mail2engineer.com> wrote:
>> Now here's a Spam!
>>
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/2032644
>>
>> Jun Domingo is all over Davao advertising his brokerage firm as he did with
>> Google Earth/Map
>>
>> I already informed him to remove his ads but he has legitimate edits as
>> well.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> murlwe
>>
>> <-----Original Message----->
>>>From: Eugene Alvin Villar [seav80 at gmail.com]
>>>Sent: 2/28/2010 11:55:30 PM
>>>To: raw at develo.ltd.uk
>>>Cc: talk-ph at openstreetmap.org
>>>Subject: Re: [talk-ph] Is this spam? (boracay)
>>>
>>>I guess Ian thinks it's spam because a user account adding stuff related to
>>> the
>>>username is spammy in Wikipedia. But OSM operates in a different manner so
>>> I
>>>agree that it isn't spam.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>2010/2/28 Ronny Ager-Wick - Develo Ltd. <raw at develo.ltd.uk>
>>>
>>>Personally, I don't think so. The hotel is not represented any different
>>> from
>>>the other hotels on the island. If they had set the name to "Boracay
>>> Residences
>>>- rooms from P500", then yes, bus as it stands, it seems perfectly fine to
>>> me.
>>>
>>>I've personally added shops I like to the map, both to improve the map and
>>> to
>>>give them a (at least theoretical) competitive edge. For example one time
>>> my
>>>wheel bearing broke down completely and a very friendly vulcanazing shop in
>>>Angeles (http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/494626516) helped me get
>>> the
>>>parts and assemble it very quickly, without overcharging me, even though I
>>> am a
>>>foreigner :) As I was tracing anyway, I of course put his shop on the map
>>>(although the map doesn't seem to display vulcanizing shops yet). There are
>>>hundreds of other vulcanizing shops in the area, but I didn't have time to
>>> put
>>>them all. Would that classify as spam?
>>>I doubt it, it's just improving the map bit by bit, isn't it?
>>>
>>>Ronny.
>>>
>>>ianlopez wrote:
>>>
>>>http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Boracay%20Residences/edits
>>>
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>>>Manny Ribera: Oh, well what's coming to you?
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