[Talk-us] Getting ready for the license change

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Fri Jan 13 19:44:30 GMT 2012

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 01/13/2012 06:39 PM, Peter Dobratz wrote:
>> I agree that it makes more sense to clean up the map after the deletes
>> from the license change have taken affect.  As far as I know, it's still
>> being sorted out exactly which portions of the map will be deleted.
> Personally, in the area I care for/about, my aim is for the OSMI license
> change display to look like that of Dublin, or thereabouts, *before* April
> 1st. For mappers in Dublin, the license change is done - they can relax and
> map without bother. I envy them ;)
> I will even pre-emptively delete stuff that I know would otherwise get
> deleted automatically, because that way I am in control, I see what happens,
> I see the side effects, and can repair where necessary. The other option is
> waiting for some bot to do something and then try and find out what happened
> afterwards.

I do that too. There is of course a small chance of the decliner
changing his or her mind, so I only delete data that is tainted by a
decliner that I have personally been in touch with about the license
change and my best judgement is that his / her decision is final.

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