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This was posted to the OSM list. Please track these users down - their is a link for the whole list - check if your name is on it?


I see besem is on the most wanted list - I am guessing it is the same besem we know from geocaching. I have already sent him a pm but if you are in contact with him ask him to check out his OSM profile (if it is the same besem!)








It hasn't been discussed here, but as some of you know OpenStreetMap

is changing from the CC BY-SA license to the Open Database License

(ODbL) starting on Sunday.


Contributors who signed up before 12th May 2010 need to agree

otherwise the project will be unable to use their contributors and

their contributions will be removed from the map next week.

Contributors who signed after 12th May 2010 have already agreed while

signing up. ;-)


South Africa has very good acceptance rates of over 98% for the map data.


BUT! We need to track down the last few users and ask them to Agree to

the new license by logging-in and clicking agree (or decline if they



Please help track down:

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Jan%20de%20Jager - Jan de Jager -


http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/EDWARD%20J - Northern Suburbs in Cape Town

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Carel%20Olivier - Port Elizabeth

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Gawie - Small bits all over SA

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/bhonermann - JHB

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/kevnewman - JHB

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/PhilipK (Case Sensitive username) - JHB

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/besem - Pretoria


The full list:


** Please check the list if you have multiple accounts **


If the user's email address has changed and they are unable to

login/reset password please ask them to email

webmaster@openstreetmap.org with details and we'll get it fixed up



At the moment we'd lose a few areas in north Cape Town and south

Johannesburg / Soweto.

See: http://tools.geofabrik.de/osmi/?view=wtfe&lon=25.06787&lat=-28.39720&zoom=6






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