[OSM-talk] Streetcomplete and Geographically Large Changesets

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 24 19:23:19 UTC 2021


On Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at 12:41 PM Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
wrote:

> On Fri, 23 Jul 2021 at 22:32, Mateusz Konieczny via talk
> <talk at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
>
> > The only case where valid editing would produce such situation are cases
> where
>
> There are several other scenarios than the two you list; for example
>
> * User is on a long-distance trip and makes notes on paper, or
> mentaly; after returning home they answer quests
> * User refer to their own photographs from a recent trip to answer quests
> * User refers to recent images in Mapilary or Wikimedia Commons, or
> open-licensed aerial imagery, to answer quests
> * User asks a friend or relative to check a remote feature ("Hi Mom,
> is the postbox still outside your house?")
> * User is away from home, but is answering quests about where they live
>
All are possible, but at least in the case of the imagery, they should cite
that as a source and not "survey" (or doesn't Streetcomplete allow a source
other than "survey", in which case that too is a problem)

MIke
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