[OSM-talk] [Talk-us] fake, edit, fake map.

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Tue Jun 16 17:58:23 UTC 2020


Yeah, there's plenty that's wrong with Amazon's mapping (like basically
just straight out importing GPX from Amazon trucks and not bothering to
check for completeness or alignment at all, something I routinely see).
But armchair mapping in and of itself isn't the problem.


On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 12:54 PM Hauke Stieler <mail at hauke-stieler.de>
wrote:

> I made edits from 2000km away from where I live. But I was there on
> vacation. It's possible that these editors were there, even if they
> aren't locals ;)
>
> Just be happy about good edits in your region and talk to them if you
> have something to discuss.
>
> Hauke
>
> On 16.06.20 19:24, 80hnhtv4agou--- via talk wrote:
> > i am trying to make a point here about editors that are 100 of miles
> away.
> >
> >
> >
> >     Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:20 PM -05:00 from Clay Smalley
> >     <claysmalley at gmail.com>:
> >
> >     Not sure what it is you're trying to point out here. Have you
> >     started a conversation with the person who made that edit?
> >
> >     On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 9:11 AM 80hnhtv4agou--- via Talk-us
> >     <talk-us at openstreetmap.org
> >     <//e.mail.ru/compose/?mailto=mailto%3atalk%2dus at openstreetmap.org>>
> >     wrote:
> >
> >         Added a service road.
> >
> >         Edited about  hours ago by
> >
> >         Version #1 ยท Changeset #86698283
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> >
> >         https://imgur.com/gallery/k6Zjnqm
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