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

David Murn davey at incanberra.com.au
Wed Feb 9 20:39:04 GMT 2011

On Wed, 2011-02-09 at 12:30 -0500, Anthony wrote:

> 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.

On Wed, 2011-02-09 at 13:08 -0500, Anthony wrote:

> In no time, we'll have proven just how quickly 20 people can come
> together and remap the contributions of 1.  Multiply by 80,000 or so,
> and you can switch to ODbL without losing anything.

Just out of interest, where are you getting these numbers?  And of these
thousands of users, how many have made edits that will be affected?

Not that I dont agree with your point, just wondering where you got your
figures from to back your argument up?


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