[OSM-talk] stop deleting abandoned railroads

Maarten Deen mdeen at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 14 05:52:59 UTC 2015

On 2015-08-14 07:44, Russ Nelson wrote:
> Maarten Deen writes:
>  > 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.
> No, nobody is going to get banned for just one action. But if they
> consistently go around deleting things because *they* didn't see the
> thing, and are counselled that that is not how we do things, and
> persists in doing it (and advising others to do it), yeah, deleting
> things that can be seen is reason to ban somebody, just as is any
> other kind of damage to the map data.

That last statement is something different than "I didn't see it, so I 
deleted it"
So I'm still confused. Please confine the answer to the deletion of 
things that are not present.


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