[OSM-talk] User umehlig and some really nasty edits

Andy Robinson (blackadder) blackadderajr at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 6 18:05:30 GMT 2008

Dave Stubbs wrote:
>Sent: 06 February 2008 5:58 PM
>To: talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: [OSM-talk] User umehlig and some really nasty edits
>I don't know who/what they are, but there are a large number of low
>number nodes that have been utterly destroyed. Basically 522-603 and a
>few others in the 1000's have been moved halfway round the planet.
>I fixed node 1205, but it's going to be making a mess of the mapnik map.
>Is there an easy way to find these and revert them?
>And can we make the server reject edits which move nodes further than
>a certain distance?

This sounds like the problem we had before with a user changing the negative
ID numbers for uncreated items in JOSM, or perhaps creating their own manual
data and not using negative ID's. Removing the negative of course changes
the item entirely.



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