[Talk-us] Retagging hamlets in the US

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Wed Mar 18 03:06:15 UTC 2015


On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 7:48 PM, Bryan Housel <bryan at 7thposition.com> wrote:

> Brand new anonymous users come to the map every day and are confused by
> what these hamlets are.
> proof: https://www.openstreetmap.org/note/163246
> I kind of doubt this person is going to stick around and improve the map.
> To them, it just looks like vandalism.
> (IMO the “Bender’s Corner” hamlet should probably just be deleted
> outright.  I live near it and there really is no such thing.)
>

Illustrating: it's easy to add junk to OSM, it takes a lot of courage to
remove junk.
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