License change phase 4 coming soon

Just announced on legal-talk[1] is that Phase 4[2] of the license change process is scheduled for this Sunday, 19 June 2011. During Phase 4, the 166,000+ contributors who have accepted CT/ODbL will be able to edit. That is, the 406 contributors who have declined CT/ODbL will not be able to edit after phase 4 has begun.

Those who have declined with their existing account may reconsider or may open a new account to continue editing. Those who have already accepted should be unaffected by the move to Phase 4.

If you have an unexpected problem with editing, please see #osm-dev on IRC[3].

[3] use your favorite IRC client for #osm-dev on, or the web client at

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