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

Badita Florin baditaflorin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 12:45:03 UTC 2015


This is a good question, condolences to your friend. I thnik wikipedia and
other project haves a procedure when sad things like this happen.
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On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 3:20 PM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:

> 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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