[OSM-legal-talk] CT-compatible data recycling imported nodes

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Wed Mar 28 21:18:04 BST 2012

If you essentially remapped the objects it may be that some or most of 
your data would be safe due to the v0 rule (regardless of any other 
developments wrt UMP). It is difficult to answer this more definitely  
we would need to see some examples.


Am 28.03.2012 22:12, schrieb rhn:
> Hello,
> Please excuse me if my question has been asked before, I don't follow this list.
> Today I found information about the way data is going to be marked as incompatible - the way I understood it, all ways and nodes are going to be reverted to the latest compatible version (i.e. the one before first CC-only changeset).
> This worries me, as it seems the bulk of my changesets will be deleted.
> I focused on an area with data coming nearly exclusively from an incompatible source (UMP). Before a license change was even in plans, I managed to replace the road network almost completely with GPS traces and some landuse data with WMS and traces.
> The problem is, I never bothered too much with replacing the actual database objects (takes too much time), thinking removal of source=* would be enough. Let me mention that I removed source only from  nodes and ways that I had precise data about (and would have deleted if it wasn't a hassle).
> My questions are: Is it acceptable to copy the snapshot of my current data that would otherwise get deleted and restore it as CT-compatible?
> If yes, should the backup be performed now or is there going to be a way to access CC data after the license change?
> If not, is there any other way to preserve the data?
> Cheers,
> rhn
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