[OSM-talk] Zero tolerance on imports

Nic Roets nroets at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 00:27:13 GMT 2011


On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 2:03 AM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> This is getting crazy.
>
> Exhibit 1:
> http://twitter.com/#!/maproomblog/status/39053538692698112
>
> "Whoever imported CanVec in Aylmer, Quebec obliterated hours of work and
> introduced hundreds of errors. #osm #openstreetmap #whybother"
>
> Once again, some keyboard jockey has decided that his l337 import skills are
> better than the knowledge and hours of work by a local mapper. The offender
> appears to be user 'sammuell' by the look of it -
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/sammuell - though he hasn't posted
> anything about his activities on the user page, the wiki, or indeed
> anywhere.

I would consider that immediate ground for reverting it.

But Samuel has made over 500 changesets in the 3 years he's been
active and most of them are normal edits. Which means a normal dispute
resolution process may be advisable.



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