[Talk-us] "Screw-up" of borders

Steven Johnson sejohnson8 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 20:46:04 GMT 2011


+1

Please discuss errors with users off-list first. There may be occasions for
publicly shaming someone, (e.g. deliberate vandalism) but honest mistakes do
not meet this threshold.

Thanks,

-- SEJ

t: @geomantic        s: sejohnson8

"A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely
of jokes." -- Ludwig Wittgenstein



On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 14:03, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:

>  On 3/25/11 1:53 PM, Charlotte Wolter wrote:
>
>         Also, before you post publicly that someone in OSM has "screwed
> up," I think that, at the least, you should discuss the situation with that
> person off-list. Using terms, such as "screwed up," is not helpful to our
> mutual effort of creating an open-source map of the world. I'm sure we all
> are trying to do our best and welcome feedback about mistakes, if it is
> given in a helpful and positive manner. I hope you will keep that in mind
> for the future.
>
> i'd like to bring this point out: in general, try to contact people off
> list before calling them out on a public list like talk-us
>
> things may not be what you think they are, or the situation may have a
> quiet, reasonable resolution that's easy to see and
> reach once you talk.
>
> richard
>
>
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