[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,
David

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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