[OSM-talk] Automated edits code of conduct

tuxayo victor at tuxayo.net
Wed Jul 20 17:56:22 UTC 2016


On 20/07/2016 13:38, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> Victor Grousset wrote:
>> On 14/07/2016 17:35, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
>>> The person proposing the automated edit isn't the best placed
>>> person to weigh that up: they're already convinced of the desirability
>>> of the edit (which is why they're proposing it).
>>
>> The person already weighed that up to decide that the benefit were 
>> worth many hours in preparation, discussion, execution that will 
>> possibly end up reverted.
> 
> Which doesn't mean they're automatically right.

And my next phrase was
> I do agree that it isn't enough alone but that's opinion worth as much
as another.

Which doesn't mean they're automatically right, there is no disagreement
there.


> I'm sure the person who did this automated dupe node merge spent many hours
> preparing it, but they still fucked it up, and the damage is still there 6
> years later.
> 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/357366507

Damn, nice catch! At least now there is a note so hopefully it wont stay
forgotten for many years again ^^"


Cheers,
-- 
tuxayo



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