[Talk-us] border screwup by ToeBee needs reverting
Nathan Edgars II
neroute2 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 07:56:01 GMT 2011
User ToeBee has, in several changesets in February, aligned state
borders to exact lat/long. The problem is that this is not how the
borders are defined; instead they are based on work that the 19th
century surveyors did with the tools they had. Two obvious examples follow:
http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/158796015/history is the famous
http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/158790476/history is the
northwest corner of Colorado, which is also marked by a large monument,
visible on aerials.
It's likely that any border node moved by ToeBee needs to be reverted. I
tried to do this after informing him (he's currently denying there's a
problem), but JOSM's reverter plugin is giving hundreds of conflicts.
This damage needs to be undone.
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