On 25 June 2012 12:57, Martijn Hoekstra <martijnhoekstra(a)gmail.com> wrote:
What's wrong with "Hi, thanks for your stuff.
It didn't belong here,
so we put it there for you" rather than "Hi, you put stuff here that
didn't belong here. Bad user. Find an admin that will email your stuff
for you through a murky procedure, so you can put it there yourself"?
So, what you are saying is that to properly handle new page
patrolling, users now need to know how to edit OpenStreetMap. Like
with Wikipedia, the process of learning how to edit OSM well is a
Also, most Wikipedians didn't start editing Wikipedia to help provide
better business listings but to improve articles about interesting,
And I say that as a Wikipedian who is also an OSMer who spends a
non-trivial amount of time adding shops and businesses to OSM. ;-)