[Talk-us] Getting ready for the license change

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 19:14:39 GMT 2012


On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Kristian M Zoerhoff <zoerhoff at sdf.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 12:06:37PM -0500, Richard Welty wrote:
>> On 1/13/12 10:49 AM, Martijn van Exel wrote:
>> >If your own area is clean, please consider helping out in more heavily
>> >affected areas.
>> >
>> The Capital District of NY is in pretty good shape and i cleaned up the
>> things that were going to be the worst problems already.
>>
>> i know Martijn has a bunch of issues out in the SLC area, so i'm
>> volunteering to take assignments from him to do cleanups out there.
>>
>> i suggest more of us should assess our areas and then either seek
>> help or offer to help.
>
> I'm doing this in the Chicago region now. I have stumbled onto one really
> odd changeset, though, and could use some assistance; it appears the
> original creator has deleted their OSM account:
>
> http://osm.mapki.com/history/way.php?id=3869570
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/143258
>
> Am I reading the history correctly? What do we do in thic case?

I think this is an anonymous user. This was an option early in OSM
history that was done away with a while ago. They can still agree...
but obviously we have no way of contacting them so chances are they
will stay undecided. Users are never fully deleted. The closest thing
is when the user name is changed to user_xxxxx

Toby



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