[talk-au] Re-entering data to avoid licensing failure

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Fri Dec 16 13:50:45 GMT 2011

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 5:43 AM, Sam Wilson <sam at archives.org.au> wrote:
> Hullo everyone,
> I keep well out of the whole legal/political side of OSM usually, but I'd
> just like to ask if I should be doing anything in particular whilst editing
> these days, before the licence change?  I mean, people keep talking about
> deleting and recreating data that's been added by decliners, and it rather
> sounds like a fair bit of work!  If I just carry on as usual, am I making
> more work for everyone later, or is it going to be okay?  I don't
> particularly fancy having piles of my contributions removed because they're
> building on decliners' data!
> Thanks,
> Sam.
> PS: Please say "yeah it'll all be fine"!  ;-)


Hi Sam,

Potlatch and josm both now provide license-details information. Have a
look at those while you edit.  That will give you decide whether to
delete and create anew from your survey, or otherwise.

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