[OSM-talk] Recent spikes in the use of road key
Bert -Araali- Van Opstal
bert.araali.afritastic at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 19:31:41 UTC 2021
_Unwanted use of road=* key_
Overpass turbo: https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/14A0
* Tanzania - organised mass edit / import by Facebook AI team:
Request for QA improvements send with list of accounts under import
Tanzania send to FB team leader Adiatma IRM-RV, no response yet.
* Still investigating and looking at other hotspots mostly
geographically Europe, Indian / Chinese border and Nepal, Indonesia.
Will update the coming days if we make significant progress.
* About 20% of issues historical QA issues resolved, spread worldwide
Credits for help in cleanup to Pierre Béland (PierZen), user_5359,
_Unwanted use of road_name=* key_
Overpass Turbo: https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/14A1
Limited to 2 hotspots:Taiwan & area near Melbourne Australia.
* Taiwan: resulted from imports through unedited direct imports through
#MapAI (FB RapID). Caused by user cmi3j89d9o which was already banned by
the DWG for similar issues in India (duplicate account ) also remanded
(and largely reverted) by local community for large imports of licended
material. Very well managed by the Taiwamese community through multiple
reverts (> 20000 nodes / ways).
* Australia: result of old small imports from ODbl compatible data
source. Issues will / are being resolved by the importers. Just
Credits for prompt and accurate response go to Supaplex, rennicm and
PS to Frederik Ramm. The content of your message to reduce the "chatter"
to daily updates is received, understood and appreciated. However the
policy and justification is not. Maybe it's better to consider while
most talk pages are hardly used these days, not used at all and most
refer to external non-open source channels where our privacy gets
breached. Come up with a plan to cope with the changing culture(s) and
support and tools to "chatter" and communication on OSM between
community members instead of confirming the shortcomings. It's part of
being open to diversity and respect for the changing culture and
emerging communities in OSM. A good read is Pierre's diary:
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