[OSM-talk] Beware Pokemon users
marcosoliveira.2405 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 26 15:00:43 UTC 2016
Throwing my two cents,
Recently Portugal has been receiving a lot of new members and the vast
majority of them focus on adding paths and parks around a small area.
There has been an increase of bad mapping happening, see , , , 
to name a few.
I blame those Pokemon Go users that suggest you edit OSM to increase spawn
chances. It disregards the community and undermines the map data quality.
 - https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/461465683 (multiple over-layered
 - https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/461227943 (nonexistent footways
 - https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/461228607 (unconnected ways)
 - https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/461433845 (a bit of everything
2016-12-26 13:19 GMT+00:00 Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com>:
> Well, and apologies if this appears in any way snarky, you appear not to
> have welcomed any Pokemon users, whereas the person that you are
> criticising has (e.g. https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/44637591
> OSM really doesn't need people more people telling other people what they
> should be doing. What it does need is people actually willing to help. If
> you'd like to see example changeset discussion comments to use, there are
> plenty more in the US (see http://resultmaps.neis-one.org
> /osm-discussions?c=United%20States ). My example FWIW (for one that came
> to the DWG as needing reverting) is on https://www.openstreetmap.org/
> changeset/44656368 .
> On 26/12/16 12:14, Andy Mabbett wrote:
>> On 25 December 2016 at 17:17, Toby Murray <toby.murray at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Beware Pokemon users
>> You appear to have accidentally typed "Beware Pokemon users", where
>> the correct subject would be "Please Welcome Pokemon users".
>> HTH, and Merry Christmas!
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