[OSM-talk] Mechanical Edit?
davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Tue Jul 27 12:50:57 UTC 2021
What is actually wrong with the changeset?
Do the amendments reduce the quality of the OSM database.
Reverting just to prove a point comes across as a pissing completion by
Changesets should be assessed on the *quality* not quantity.
The solution to your problem is to use/design more competent , robust
Once again I'm disappointed by Frederik's comments. Cleaning up the
database, removing duplicates, ambiguities & redundant data etc should
be recommended. OSM allows anyone to add data, straight away, yet as
soon as a contributor tries to delete, or even amend objects, there's a
few who get their knickers in a twist.
On 25/07/2021 19:36, Mike Thompson wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 25, 2021 at 10:19 AM Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org
> <mailto:frederik at remote.org>> wrote:
> yes, any form of editing that could (theoretically) make you "fix" a
> totally implausible object (e.g. a house in the ocean) is a
> mechanical edit.
> Especially, anyone on a mission to eradicate "deprecated" tags
> should be
> viewed with suspicion.
> Thanks Frederik.
> Does anyone have any objection to me reverting this changeset?
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