[OSM-talk] stop deleting abandoned railroads

Maarten Deen mdeen at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 14 05:23:22 UTC 2015

On 2015-08-14 05:09, Russ Nelson wrote:
> Ian Dees writes:
>  > I appreciate that there are strong feelings about this topic, but we 
> could
>  > certainly use more constructive language and have a civilized 
> conversation.
> I would love to have a civilized conversation with civilized people
> who don't destroy other people's work. You're asking for constructive
> language about destruction, without any apparent irony.
> It's really just a small handful of people who think it's okay not
> just to delete things, but to counsel other people to delete
> things. "I didn't see it, so I deleted it" is a reason for a ban, not
> an excuse against being banned.

I beg your pardon? I read this as "nothing can be deleted", since you 
say that deleting something you don't see (which usually means it's not 
there) is reason for a ban.

I'm sure you don't mean it like that or that I'm reading it wrong. 
Please elaborate.


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