It would indeed be great if we could use an arbitrary version of an object to continue to build upon. Now, I have to start all over on each object that was touched by somebody who didn't agree (yet) to the CTs, which is annoying, as it disrupts the entire history.
Jo 2011/9/5 Ian Sergeant <iserg...@hih.com.au> > > I wrote: > > > To address your question specifically, what happens to data placed in the > > > public domain by the author on the wiki, who then specifically declines > > the CT? Well in the first case, if the edits are just a trivial > > modification to a fully CT-compliant version - I'd say just hide > > them. > > Russ Nelson <nel...@crynwr.com> wrote on 03/09/2011 01:34:09 PM: > > > What problem does this solve? > > If data in this class is accepted as compliant with the CT then it > obviously solves no problem. I think this is your point? > > Just repeating, like I have in all my emails, that I'm only proposing that > the API grants the ability to hide/remove data whose author has specifically > rejected the CT, allowing us to better manage the transition to a > CT-compliant database. By allowing CT-compliant editors to modify and save > CT-compliant earlier versions rather than CT-non-compliant later versions we > avoid the possibility of generating more CT-non-compliant tainted data than > we have already. > > The acceptance or otherwise of this peculiar class of data where the author > has on the one hand said that anyone can do anything with their data, but > later tried to retract that by declining the contributor terms is an > interesting issue of policy. I can see both sides of the argument. > However, I believe the changes I am suggesting will be of procedural value, > regardless of how these policy issues are resolved. > > Ian. > _______________________________________________ > talk mailing list > email@example.com > http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk > >
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