Is this a good thing to publicly announce?

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Re: Is this a good thing to publicly announce?

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:03 pm

We have more than a handful of times offered the same advice in the forums, and it's in the wiki. I'm surprised that people ask, "I can't figure out how to draw a road" or "I can't figure out how to delete this road which doesn't really exist."
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Re: Is this a good thing to publicly announce?

Postby bgodette » Tue Dec 25, 2012 1:15 am

MiltH wrote:Seems like this would be one of the last things you'd want someone to learn how to do on a wiki-style system with no ability to revert.
Who says we don't have the ability to revert? ;)
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Is this a good thing to publicly announce?

Postby MiltH » Mon Dec 24, 2012 8:30 pm

From twitter:

Waze Mapping Support ‏@WazeMapping

How do you delete a road in the @waze map editor? Click on it, then click the Trash Can. Or hit the Delete key. It really is like that easy.


Seems like this would be one of the last things you'd want someone to learn how to do on a wiki-style system with no ability to revert.
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Re: Is this a good thing to publicly announce?

Postby MiltH » Mon Dec 24, 2012 10:38 pm

I was just thinking that finding the answer in the forums or wiki takes some effort to care, whereas twittering it to the world invites vandalism.

Then again, I've just been spending time fighting vandals in Wikipedia, so I might be a bit paranoid.
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Re: Is this a good thing to publicly announce?

Postby TruckOttr » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:32 am

bgodette wrote:Who says we don't have the ability to revert? ;)


I'd be happy if we can see what has *been* deleted. :D

I'm also of the opinion that if someone can't figure out how to delete a road, do we really want them to be deleting roads?
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