[Talk-us] Edits needing investigation in Tennessee

Andrew Guertin andrew.guertin at uvm.edu
Wed Oct 22 00:56:31 UTC 2014


On 10/10/2014 11:54 AM, Andrew Guertin wrote:
> While investigating changes in my area, I noticed that
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Rondale has quite a large number of
> changes recently where they changed highway=* to highway=residential (*
> including at least service[1], unclassified[1], tertiary[1], secondary,
> primary[2], and trunk[2]).
>
> I have messaged them specifically about the changes in Vermont, but
> there are other changes in Tennessee that I'm not local to and wouldn't
> feel comfortable discussing or reverting. In Vermont, the highway
> changes were paired with other changes (road deletions, road additions,
> road additions through buildings[3]...) that may (?) have come from
> working with old aerial imagery. Is there anyone here from Tennessee to
> check if similar problems exist in this user's edits to that area? And
> would feel comfortable reverting if appropriate?

Rondale never responded, and I reverted the edits in my area. Since that 
time, they have continued to make the same type of edits. Yesterday, 
they recreated one of the edits that I had reverted. I have contacted 
the DWG for intervention.

--Andrew.




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