[OSM-talk] Suggested mass edits

pangoSE pangose at riseup.net
Mon Apr 19 14:30:51 UTC 2021

Thanks for looking into it 😃

Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> skrev: (19 april 2021 15:01:01 CEST)
>On 19/04/2021 13:15, pangoSE wrote:
>> Number 3 seems fishy.
>> http://osm.mapki.com/history/relation.php?id=7566
>> The user profile has been deleted it seems. No idea why or by whom.
>> 2 ways still exist.
>An overpass query of this object when it had a geometry suggest it's 
>been replaced by another object - see https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/16lV
>> Vandalism?
>No, it just looks like this user asked for their account to be deleted 
>by the admins.  If it's the user that I think it is, then they had a 
>number of "fairly colourful" discussions with other community members 
>and with the DWG.  It's difficult to be sure because usernames
>can be changed at will.
>However this relation just looks like a case of merging the lake into 
>http://osm.mapki.com/history/relation.php?id=7567 and forgetting to 
>delete the old relation.  I'd have thought that an editor would do that
>automatically, but it didn't happen here. This edit was at least 2
>before they deleted their account. In this case it's perfectly safe to 
>delete the empty relation, since emptying it wasn't an accident or 
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