[OSM-talk] What the license change is going to do to the map

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Wed Feb 9 17:30:28 GMT 2011


On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Al Haraka <alharaka at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 11:17 AM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
>>> http://www.sharedmap.org/bna.html
>>> http://www.sharedmap.org/before.PNG
>>> http://www.sharedmap.org/after.PNG
>>
>> I enjoy a thread that is well on its way to a flame war as much as the
>> next guy, but do you mind telling us the methodology used to achieve
>> this result?  Last time it was discussed, there was a lot of debate on
>> how to properly tag a node, way, or relation as license compatible or
>> not because this is a multi-user system.  I am curious: how did you
>> reach your conclusions?
>
> The board voted to delete my contributions, and this is the before and after.

In other words, that's just the impact from deleting the contributions
of one user, who didn't even contribute that much.  Multiply by tens
of thousands to get the impact on the world map when the contributions
of tens of thousands of contributors are deleted.



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