[OSM-talk] Indiscrimate layering

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Sat Dec 20 07:36:15 GMT 2008


Brian Quinion wrote:
> Given the high error rate and virtually zero benefit if anyone is able
> to 'undo' this indiscriminate update (by source IP address, hidden
> user name, whatever) it would seem a good idea.  If it isn't possible
> to undo the changes (because it is anon.) then I'd +1 the ban on anon.
> edits for the simple reason that we need to be able to undo things!

API 0.6 will bring, with its changeset concept, a forced grouping of 
edits - even of those made by an anonymous user.

That being said, if someone is a lazy script writer, s/he might just 
decide to create one changeset per change, effectively canceling this.


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