[OSM-talk] Frederik declares war on data imports...
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Tue Aug 10 07:51:00 BST 2010
Ok, the chilean and the brazilian imports differ in the base license, giving
the brazilian imports a head start ahead of chilean in the race for the new
AFAICT all the brazilian imports are PD, and conditions have been very
simple, as giving a way of pointing to sorce data (i.e. source= tag)
By brazilian law govermental statistics and survey data have to be put in PD
(though military survey data is exempted from this law). That means that
virtually all geospatial data of Brazil is compatible with almost any
license. Our contacts with the data publishers have mainly been to have this
confirmed by the publishers, not to negotiate any release of the datas.
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