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I changed my OSM username a few months ago, but am unable to similarly change my Screen Name for the help forums (in user options, there's no editing field). Does this require an admin request? Animal sacrifice? Performance of special services?
Thx in advance

asked 15 May '17, 18:25

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edited 02 Mar '18, 19:55

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I believe this is not possible with the current software for this site, we are thinking of migrating to a fork that is actually maintained which might make such things easier.

Naturally it may be possible for an admin, I would suggest (after pacifying the gods with suitable sacrifices).

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answered 15 May '17, 18:57

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When will this migration to the fork be done?

(02 Mar '18, 14:19) erik

See if this hasn't happened by the May 25th we will very likely be removing the site without a replacement.

(02 Mar '18, 15:11) SimonPoole ♦

@SimonPoole: could you please tell us more about the need to shut it down by May 25th (maybe in that ML thread)?

(02 Mar '18, 19:56) aseerel4c26 ♦

THe issues are related to data protection, aka non-configurable use of Gravatar, non-local use of google JS libraries etc. It just dosen't make sense to fix all of this (which would be possible) in the unmaintained current software.

(02 Mar '18, 20:41) SimonPoole ♦

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