[talk-au] Looks like Nearmap is gone from JOSM slippymap plugin

Andrew Harvey andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 03:56:25 GMT 2010

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 1:15 PM, David Murn <davey at incanberra.com.au> wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-12-19 at 09:49 +1100, Andrew Harvey wrote:
>> I've put some details on how to add NearMap back in for the latest
>> JOSM versions on the wiki,
> Why?  Did you fail to read the minutes that were posted?  Basically OSMF
> has given itself the ultimate authority to remove all non-compliant data
> by end of March.  The foundation board also considered the loss of data
> and does not consider its removal a reason not to proceed with new
> terms.
> It appears the foundation have given a big screw-you to every
> contributor who has contributed and complained about very minor wording
> in their new licences, and considers that the removal of our contributed
> data, is acceptable.  That its better to have a blank map than it is to
> have a project of happy contributors.
> So, whens the aussie fork coming?

The OSMF stated that there will be a (full history?) dump prior to any
removal of CC BY-SA data, this can then form the start of the osm
ccbysa fork.

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