[OSM-talk] Administrators (was More vandalism)

Nic Roets nroets at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 23:04:43 BST 2008

Well, isn't it time then that we then appoint administrators ?

Wikipedia had them since soon after their formal launch :

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 10:26 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> It is easy in cases where someone says "oops I made a mistake here, can
> someone help fixing it". But in cases where someone says that someone else
> is doing bad work and that someone else is not available for comment, should
> I really simply remove their contributions? I don't feel I have a right to -
> there is no law against bad edits!
> I really want to do the project good, but I have a feeling that reverting
> edits that are considered bad by a few users is probably abusing my powers
> as a script writer. I would do that for an area I know and where I could
> conceivably also fix things by hand, but for Pretoria...?
> What whout the others suggest? Or do if they were me? I could of course
> just publish the script (those with a clue can write their own anyway), but
> would this perhaps run the risk of giving tools to clueless people that they
> cannot wield properly?
> Bye
> Frederik
> --
> Frederik Ramm  ##  eMail frederik at remote.org  ##  N49°00'09" E008°23'33"
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