[talk-ch] Anonymous Edits in Switzerland

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Tue Dec 13 17:48:20 CET 2011

Just a further note on http://odbl.poole.ch/garmin/ there are 
(experimental) maps for Garmin devices that are based on the data from 
Frederik Ramm / GeoFabrik.


Am 13.12.2011 14:06, schrieb Sarah Hoffmann:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 10:38:34PM +0100, Sarah Hoffmann wrote:
>> Just a small comment on the anonymous map:
>> After some discussions with some people on #osm, we have found out that
>> it is possible for people with anonymous edits to agree to the CTs
>> and indeed about 350 people have done so. Unfortunaletly, it is
>> impossible to know with the current history data which data is
>> safe and which isn't. So, some of the data that is shown on the
>> map might actually be ok to use under ODbL.
>> I hope we can solve this problem soon, but for the moment, it might
>> be a good idea to wait a while before doing larger replacements. I'll
>> post on this list as soon as I know more.
> Unfortunately, there are no news about the problem with the
> anonymous users. At the moment the whole proces got stuck in
> the OSMF bureaucracy.
> However, for those who don't follow the other lists, I'd like
> to point out that the OSM Inspector now has a license view, where
> you can check all data that needs remapping:
> http://tools.geofabrik.de/osmi/?view=wtfe&lon=8.20386&lat=46.90637&zoom=9
> The view doesn't distinguish between people who have declined and
> those who have not responded because at this point we'll have to
> start replacing both.
> Have a look at your area and see what you can replace. Once more,
> remember that you need new sources when replacing the stuff. Hints
> for effective remapping are on the wiki:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Remapping
> Gruss
> Sarah
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