[OSM-talk] what happens to an OSM account if the user dies

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Apr 8 12:20:32 UTC 2015


On 08/04/15 12:26, maning sambale wrote:

> Sad news that my friend and OSM contributor died from a vehicular accident.
> I'm curious, what happens to an OSM user account if this happens?

My condolences.

The simple answer is "nothing at all happens" because OSM will be
entirely unaware of what has happened.

It has never happened as far as I am aware, but if we were contacted by 
the executor of the estate then no doubt we would attempt to do whatever 
they requested with it.

Tom

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