[OSM-talk] Changing the account that uploaded the TIGER data

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason avarab at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 00:49:01 BST 2009

On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 11:37 PM, Dave Hansen <dave at sr71.net> wrote:
> So, I just noticed that this map:
> http://matt.sandbox.cloudmade.com/?lat=45.528599&lng=-122.885771&zoom=15&layer=2
> has my own street listed as unedited TIGER data.  I think someone is
> just using "user==DaveHansen" as a test for edited vs. uneditied TIGER
> data.
> So, I changed the display name.  It is now DaveHansenTiger, with an
> email of osm-tiger at sr71.net.  I created a new account 'DaveHansen' with
> my regular dave at sr71.net email.  I promise not to use DaveHansenTiger
> any more.  If I do a new upload, I'll use DaveHansenTiger2009 or
> something.

What people should be doing is checking for your UID which is 7168 for
DaveHansenTiger. That's what Potlatch does for instance when
highlighting unchanged TIGER data.

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