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12018-09-26 11:08:23 UTCHelmchen42 Hey, you created a relation for administrative boundaries with the admin level 3 in this changeset. Is there a reason for this? Especially since it's area is completely inside the AL4 Pomeranian Voivodeship?

What I found when searching for "Kaszuby" was a region which should rather be
22018-09-26 11:43:55 UTCGarmin-User There is no special reason. I found a closed way around this region with overlap almost the whole way. So I have created this relation from existing boundary segments and have accepted the tags from the closed way and deleted him).
See also at
Your ...
12018-05-09 15:59:32 UTCapm-wa What is the value of identifying Balkanabat as a residential area? It is a city, and is already identified as such.
22018-05-09 17:26:50 UTCHelmchen42 Outlining the area that is used for housing.

The label itself doesn't show the extent of the city at all, one might use the mapped streets to get a grasp, but that might also be misleading (weak example, south west of Ashgabat ;))

I've seen that there was another outline of the city roughly ad...
12018-04-26 07:07:51 UTCHelmchen42 Pokemon GO-Vandalismus in Änderungen in revertiert.
12018-04-26 07:07:39 UTCHelmchen42 Pokemon GO-Vandalismus in Änderungen in revertiert.
12018-04-26 07:06:54 UTCHelmchen42 Hallo, und willkommen beim OpenStreetMap-Projekt.
Unser Ziel ist es eine detailgetreue und wahrheitsgemäße Karte dieser Welt zu erstellen. Deshalb bitte ich dich keine erfundenen Orte und Gebäude einzutragen.

Nach einer kurzen Überprüfung mit den selben Luftbildern bin...
22018-04-26 14:20:48 UTCgerhard81 Robsei scheint für Pokemon zu Mappen. Seine ersten edits würden revertiert, da Fantasiegebilde eingetragen wurden. Ich kenne mich in der Gegend etwas aus!
Ich werde den User melden
12018-01-31 11:07:01 UTCGumeg Hello! Thank you for the edit!
Which validator or service you use to find such mistakes in boundaries?
22018-01-31 19:00:10 UTCHelmchen42 I am looking at the relations listed in wambachers missing boundaries analysis:

Current thread (german):
12017-09-28 23:07:14 UTCFTA Hi, do you have any information about where you got this village name data? Is it from personal experience, word of mouth, some online source? Thanks! Ethan aka FTA

(automatizované) Ahoj, máte nÄ›jaké informace o tom, kde jste získali toto jméno? Je to z osobn&i...
22018-01-27 15:35:33 UTCHelmchen42 I fear the names were copied from the 38north digital atlas ( - copyrighted) as claimed by one of the authors Curtis Melvin. (

See also history of:
12017-12-06 13:37:22 UTCHelmchen42 Hello,
thanks for your contributions and welcome ot the OpenStreetMap project.

However there are two problems with this changeset.
First, you deleted several roads (including their history) and created new lines instead. Please do not do that, we won't be able to connect those new lines to the ...
12017-07-12 11:25:07 UTCTalal Alsubaie I have made a correction to part of the border between Saudi Arabia and Iraq, please accept the change.
22017-07-13 11:28:14 UTCHelmchen42 Hello,
welcome and thanks for your contribution to the OpenStreetMap project.

Given the delicate nature of country borders. I'd like to ask you for your source of the "exact" location of the boundary line.

Also for your information, the changes broke the polygons of the boundary re...
32017-08-03 07:24:52 UTCTalal Alsubaie Dear Helmchen,
The Source of the location of boundary, It's a KML file by:
about my changes broke the polygons, it's was my first editing by this site.
12017-05-13 10:32:01 UTCHelmchen42 Hello,
your changeset introduced a large amount of leisure=playground north of Vladivostok. Those playgrounds seem to be duplicated with one of the duplicates slightly displaced to the northeast/southwest. A few of the playgrounds I've checked with bing imagery also seems to be plain wrong as they ...
22017-07-13 04:56:49 UTCEduard Popov We are sorry. It was a mistake. We shall check these playgrounds.
12016-09-18 10:23:18 UTCHarald Hartmann Hallo Helmchen42, so rein aus Neugier würde ich gerne wissen, wie du dazu kommst, in diesem Changeset noch nicht vorhandene landuse=residential (auf welcher Grundlage/Quelle) einzutragen? V.a. der Bereich Brattendorf ( sieht für mich schon ziemlich zer...
22016-09-19 08:00:17 UTCHelmchen42 Wie Ich dazu komme: Eindeutigere Abgrenzung von örtlichen Bebauungen. Letztenendes würde ein landuse=residential hauptsächlich Gebiete ausfüllen die nicht landuse=farmland/meadow/forest natural=scrub/wood geschweigedenn landuse=industrial/commercial sind.

Als solches habe ich ...
12016-08-03 22:34:01 UTCSomeoneElse Hello,
I'm writing to you on behalf of OSM's Data Working Group. Questions have been raised about the accuracy of the boundaries of Morocco, and I'm sending this message to many of the mappers who have edited in the area or expressed an interest, including you.

We're aware that there is dispute...
22016-08-05 05:30:50 UTCHelmchen42 This changeset was just a fix for broken boundaries listed in Wambacher's "International Boundaries" thread.

I have neither an opinion nor knowledge about the AL2 or Morocco in those disputed regions.
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