[josm-dev] Handling Openstreetmap account with shared computers

Matthias Julius lists at julius-net.net
Tue May 21 22:06:32 UTC 2013


Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> writes:

> Under a HOT Team project in Limonade, north of Haiti, sixty young trainees share computers in a class room. 
>
> In
>  such a context, I want to assure that one person cannot use OSM 
> identity of an other contributor when starting JOSM.  What would be the possibility 
> to assure this?  A parameter at the start of JOSM ?

I guess the best would be to setup user accounts for each user.

You could have your users use OAuth. There, you can choose to not store
the access token in JOSM preferences. See
http://josm.openstreetmap.de/wiki/Help/Dialog/OAuthAuthorisationWizard

Matthias



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