There is a large amount of precedent, for example mapillary, maproulette and lots that I've forgotten. So the answer is likely that while the website-devs are not in love with it, it is perfectly acceptable.
Simon Am 01.08.2019 um 13:52 schrieb Nick Whitelegg: > > Hi, > > > I'm just asking something which was raised as an issue in my Gitlab > repository for OpenTrailView (www.opentrailview.org > <http://www.opentrailview.org>; fully FOSS 360 panorama site which > uses OSM ways to connect panoramas together). > > > The person who raised the issue requested that OSM logins be used on > OpenTrailVIew rather than (as currently) its own login system. I > suspect the reason is security-related as it allows users to use an > existing trusted authentication system. > > > As OpenTrailView does not include provision for editing OSM data, I > suspect the answer is no - but is it acceptable for third-party > OSM-related sites which do not edit the data to 'piggyback' on OSM's > authentication system like this? > > > Thanks, > > Nick > > > > _______________________________________________ > dev mailing list > email@example.com > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/dev
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