[Talk-scotland] [Talk-GB] Suspicious edits in Tarbrax, South Lanarkshire
robert.wtman.88 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 23:04:50 UTC 2016
Hi All - yes there have been 3 very recent mapping teaching sessions in
this area. I'm involved and had checked the edits to make sure that they
were all sound, but missed some until a backup check tonight. I'm on
it... although having some problems with the achavi service tonight so
if anyone else wants to help please do. On the positive side you'll see
a flurry of good edits in the area too I'm pleased to say... and the
sessions have worked with both young people (teenage - that's where the
issues lie) and some older people who barely knew how to use a computer
On 05/12/2016 21:44, Michael Booth wrote:
> There seems to have been a number of new users editing in the West
> Calder area, all creating their accounts around 25th November:
> It looks like they have come from this mapping session:
> or perhaps this Sustrans project:
> Most of the edits are ok, just a few which have been incorrectly
> tagged and some buildings that could do with being squared.
> If you have a look at
> and set the date back to 2016-11-25 you can what's been edited in the
> On 04/12/2016 10:38, Philip Barnes wrote:
>> On Sun, 2016-12-04 at 09:39 +0000, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) wrote:
>>> Is there anyone with knowledge of South Lanarkshire that could take a
>>> look athttps://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/43929865 and the
>>> changesets by this user? It looks to me as if the user has added
>>> fictitious items for fun, but whether this is vandalism or just
>>> misunderstanding is not clear. Either way, I think some clean-up may
>>> be needed.
>> Probably worth commenting on the changeset, see if you get any
>> response. I wouldn't hold my breath.
>> I did also spot another suspicious user in the area, looks like they
>> are connected in some way.
>> Phil (trigpoint)
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