[Rebuild] Progress on rebuild plan
richard at weait.com
Wed Mar 21 02:46:34 GMT 2012
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 10:13 PM, Toby Murray <toby.murray at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 6:41 PM, Dermot McNally <dermotm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear rebuilders,
>> The rebuild plan...
>> Has been extensively updated based on a lot of useful input from Matt.
>> Highlights of the update:
>> * A "Help Needed" section - read it and consider offering your services
>> * More details on interdependencies of tasks (kept as lightweight as possible)
>> * A summary of the go-live impact of each task
>> * Scheduling information against which we can measure progress
>> * Tasks broken out further, most notably to reflect the fact that it
>> is now anticipated to apply a period of read-only API (to speed up the
>> overall process)
>> * Inclusion of a "Risks" section
> My first thought is that we have collectively sent out hundreds
> (probably thousands?) of messages saying that the deadline to agree is
> April 1st. Now suddenly it is March 27th? Or does the API going
> read-only not impact users' ability to agree to the new terms?
Accounts that are informed and aware of the license change, yet who
choose to delay until the last minute to agree are a small audience,
surely? We've been remapping for months.
>From the foundation blog post:
"One item that came out of the board meeting was the deadline to
complete the license upgrade by 01 April 2012 and to publish the first
OpenStreetMap planet file under the ODbL by 04 April 2012. The License
Working Group supports this target date as a reasonable goal. "
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