[Talk-us] Problem with an Armchair user

Josh Doe josh at joshdoe.com
Tue Jan 17 19:50:43 GMT 2012

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 2:34 PM, Sam Iacullo <sjiacullo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear All,
> I am having a problem with the user NE2 (
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/NE2/edits). Since the beginning of the
> year, he has been making massive, broad spectrum changes in Texas. The
> edits he's done have been without regard to the appropriate and established
> tagging system, and work that has already been completed. After messaging
> him, I found out that he's in Florida, and has absolutely NO local
> knowledge of the roads he's editing.
> I have spent about 25 hours a week working on Texas since I joined OSM in
> November 2010. In some areas, I actually drove several hours to make sure
> that I was getting the correct designation. I feel at a loss as to what to
> do, since I can't even come close to describe what he's doing to my beloved
> state. Is there anything you can do to help?

NE2 is a well known and prolific user. Please be more specific on what he's
doing that you disagree with, and link to specific changesets and/or
objects. I'm assuming you've already discussed this issue with him and
can't come to an agreement.

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