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I am editing right now this region (my trace):


and I noticed (switch to editor please) a hundreds of points -- type: unknown.

Was it some kind of vandalism and I should now delete those points since I see them (reason: such points serve no purpose (?) and just make map bigger), or should I leave them?

asked 18 Sep '12, 21:48

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Some of those nodes has been edited by http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Redaction%20Account%20Bugfix and perhaps Frederik Ramm or someone else can give an explanation of why those kind of nodes has occurred and how to handle them.

(18 Sep '12, 22:02) gnurk

The history of the nodes (e.g. http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/587574579/history) shows that these nodes are redacted during the license change. Feel free to support the remapping effort.

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answered 18 Sep '12, 22:10

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You should explain that "redacted" means that the nodes have been part of a way removed by the licence change process. The way was created by a person who did not accept the new CT/ODbl but the nodes have been created by one user who did accepted.

(18 Sep '12, 22:20) Pieren
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