[Imports] Tanzania roads manual import

Rafael Avila Coya ravilacoya at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 23:40:04 UTC 2015

Hi, James:

You are probably confusing this emails with an Ottawa city import. Am I


On 18/08/15 12:44, James wrote:
> To me personally it sounds like if you break the above rules i.e. Do
> association by saying this data is from the city of Ottawa, and promote
> it, please pay 200$ to download the same data set; that's when the
> breach of terms of use is met so if someone does sue Ottawa because you
> have been saying It's Ottawa's fault and they sue, you are responsible.
> My phone conversation with Stephen, he said the data is fully open, they
> are just trying to make sure they cover their butts and dont get sued
> based on the data i.e. property line disputes. And I think anyone that
> gets hurt based on the data would sue OSM first, as it's a mixture of
> road data, address data, lakes, rivers data, etc and I'm pretty sure OSM
> has their butts covered to that effect
> On Aug 18, 2015 3:24 AM, "Martin Koppenhoefer" <dieterdreist at gmail.com
> <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     sent from a phone
>     Am 18.08.2015 um 01:02 schrieb Christoph Hormann
>     <chris_hormann at gmx.de <mailto:chris_hormann at gmx.de>>:
>     >> Therefore, in providing these
>     >> instructions they are giving permission for the data to be on and
>     >> used in OSM.
>     >
>     > And that is not sufficient - there has to be a permission to relicense
>     > the data under ODbL which includes the possibility to use and
>     > distribute the data outside OSM.
>     I don't think that referring the ODbL explicitly is required or even
>     betterq than saying: use in OSM under whatever license they use
>     (i.e. a clause that allows the use also under future licenses after
>     potential license changes).
>     cheers
>     Martin
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