[Imports] Tasmanian Parks

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Tue Jul 2 22:45:48 UTC 2013


> From: porjo38 at yahoo.com.au [mailto:porjo38 at yahoo.com.au]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2013 1:18 PM
> Cc: Imports OpenStreetMap.org
> Subject: Re: [Imports] Tasmanian Parks
> 
> 
> 
> Hi Jason,
> 
> Putting attribution & source tags only on the changeset seems wrong to
> me. When a 3rd party takes the data from OSM, the attribution at least
> should be attached, no?

OSM and third parties provide attribution by linking to osm.org/copyright
which links to http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Contributors

There is no legal requirement that a particular tag be preserved in OSM or
by third parties, and the attribution tag is regularly dropped from many
derivative databases.

The source and attribution tags are for mapper convenience, not legal
requirements.




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