remove some unessescary "gnis:Class" keys
where is the documentation page for your mechanical change?
If there is none, please read https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/What%27s_the_problem_with_mechanical_edits%3F !
Now what exactly was wrong with this edit? None of these 5 points listed there apply to my edits.
1. The large change set area. The changeset is not unnecessarily large, something was changed everywhere in it, not one thing in the south and a second in the north.
2. "Situational unawareness" - no, there was not. These "gnis:Class=Populated Place" tags are unnecessary - says JOSM (https://josm.openstreetmap.de/browser/josm/trunk/resources/data/validator/unnecessary.mapcss) and osmose.openstreetmap.fr When I do anything in the iD editor and have the Osmose layer on, the mentioned tag is always shown to me as an error, and I remove it then. And now the question is why I should not speed this up. Nothing can go wrong if I only download "gnis:Class=Populated Place" and only remove "gnis:Class=Populated Place".
3. false impression of quality - if I manually pass a village and remove this tag, it does not mean that I have brought the village back to the most current state, and then hopefully no one says that this would break any "heatmaps". It is as it is.
4. "Lack of understanding" - No problem, because I understand English, and these edits were only in the United States.
5. potential for bad judgement - also no problem, "gnis:Class=Populated Place" is unnecessary without exception, you can't go wrong there. No one needs unnecessary tags that only cause unnecessary confusion.
Part 2 "What should you do instead?"
1. the reason is that this was imported, but it doesn't serve any function and therefore should be removed.
2. does not apply to this situation at all.
3. a) The orginal Mapper had nothing in mind, since it was automatically imported.
and c) I would not have added it.
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