[OSM-talk] Detrimental validation software

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Thu Oct 16 14:33:09 UTC 2014

On 16/10/2014 14:43, SomeoneElse wrote:
> On 16/10/2014 14:28, Maarten Deen wrote:
>> On 2014-10-16 15:15, Dave F. wrote:
>>>  I had a footpath between them.
>> So the problem is also that the check is wrong. Apperantly it looks 
>> at major roads that are apart, but doesn't see that they are 
>> connected by another road.
>> IMHO these cases should not be shown at all.
> It's not a software problem so much as a human one 

It's a bit of both. The software is leading the decision process. Users 
are making ill inform judgements from it with no local knowledge: 
'Computer says Yes' type of thing. (punchline on a UK comedy sketch show 
for those unaware)

Dave F.

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