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How can i create a group user account in single user account? I couldn't find a way to create a group account so that the work of the group could be recognized. Is there any option to solve this problem that a group work together in single user account and also individual person's contribution can be seen.

asked 02 Jan '13, 10:13

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OSM doesn't have group accounts but it is not unusual for groups of people, e.g. a school class, to share one account. If you want to be able to identify the contributions of individuals in such a scenario, you could ask them to put their initials (or some other code) into the changeset comment when uploading changes.

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answered 02 Jan '13, 11:49

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Another option (see Frederik's answer for the other) is to append the group's name to the single user names (like a tag). So a list of user names of a group with the short form "ABC" would be for example:

  • Max Oner (ABC)
  • Betsie Miller (ABC)
  • Jim Doe (ABC)
  • Anna Smithers (ABC)

Then you would have contribution lists for each single account - but no combined contribution list, of course.

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answered 02 Jan '13, 23:06

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edited 03 Jan '13, 01:48

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