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

Mike N niceman at att.net
Wed Apr 8 13:11:30 UTC 2015


On 4/8/2015 7:26 AM, 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?

   Sorry to hear this.    In the past with the license change, the 
contributions were summarily deleted at the time of conversion to ODBL. 
   Fortunately I believe that the user's contributions will be preserved 
if there were to be another license modification in the future.



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