[Talk-ug] Major issues by HOTOSM project #9034

David Luswata lusdavo at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 18:28:49 UTC 2020

Thank you for the update Bert, and for the continued efforts to improve the
map in many places in Uganda.

Kind regards,

On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 9:17 PM Bert -Araali- Van Opstal <
bert.araali.afritastic at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> Small justification.
> With some international help we didn't revert all the work Okwii has
> done.  We just managed to restore the border, Lake Victoria and Sigulu
> Island.
> Credits for restoring go to:
> - "rab" for Lake Victoria on HOTOSM project 9034, changeset 87807963
> - "SomeoneElse" for Tanzania and Uganda on HOTOSM project 9013, changeset
> 87451050
> All other changes from Okwii (mostly building additions and edits) are
> still there. We did not revert them and they can be validated.
> After some training, especially focused on major map items like large
> relations, you should continue mapping. We are there to help and improve
> the map.  I am sure it was an unfortunate mistake by a new but enthusiastic
> mapper.  Just avoid these kind of mistakes which are noticed by the whole
> community because the area is very active at this time with all the COVID
> projects.
> In case of any doubts please don't upload just ask for help on OSM, talkug
> or mail me direct.
> Currently I am editing Lake Victoria to delete some unnecessary
> boundary=administrative tagging.
> Greetings to all,
> Bert Araali
> On 10/07/2020 20:11, Ngumenawe Samson wrote:
> This project has been faced by major issues with changesets from the OSM
> user Okwii <https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Okwii> where he deleted
> Uganda-Tanzania Border as well as Lake Victoria. I immediately suspended
> the mapping on that project but however, incredible efforts have been put
> up by  Bert -Araali- Van Opstal @bert.araali.afritastic at gmail.com and the
> edits were reverted.
> Samson Ngumenawe.
> Mobile:  +256 775916039.
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