[OSM-talk] "proprietary" keys and values, machine readable vs. humans
frederik at remote.org
Tue Jan 24 15:30:25 GMT 2012
On 01/24/2012 04:27 PM, Jukka Rahkonen wrote:
> We will see much more proprietary keys in the future because people are
> importing huge amounts of spatial data from external sources.
Maybe we should simply stop them from doing that?
> Much of that
> data is hard or impossible to update by OSM contributors but new updates
> will be offered from the original sources.
That sounds like a perfect reason to not import.
> Topological data and landuse
> data are some examples. Corine land cover will be updated this year, 9
> gigabytes of topological vector data from the National Land Survey of
> Finland will be free under attribution-only license in May and so on.
All that should not be in OSM.
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