[Osmf-talk] Anonymous notes on osm.org

Andy Robinson blackadderajr at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 10:41:27 UTC 2012


David wrote: 
> However, what I think people are used to - from sign ups to online
petitions,
> across the board, is email verification, like OSM does on signing up, but
> without the actual account creation.
> 
> This also reduces spam. But it gives the opportunity to say "by clicking
this link
> you agree to how your data is used and that it's legal" and you can
provide an
> opt-out box for further contact. If they don't respond, mappers acting on
the
> report can be advised to use caution and check out the report personally.
> 

I'd support this approach. It's much like the way fixmystreet works. There
are some other functionality aspects of fixmystreet (reminders etc) that
might be useful to us too.

Cheers
Andy





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