[Imports] Nepal VDC's boundaries import

amrit karmacharya amrit.im at gmail.com
Tue May 26 08:17:15 UTC 2015


this means Nepal Govt license is incompatible with OdbL, and any other data
source being derievative of this is subjected to Nepal Govt license.

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 1:08 AM, Michael Reichert <nakaner at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hi Amrit,
>
> Am 2015-05-24 um 11:45 schrieb amrit karmacharya:
> > There has been a lot of discussion on license compatibility but i want to
> > point out to the source. The VDC boundaries is property of Govt of Nepal,
> > Survey Dept. Any other source is derivative and subjected to Nepal Govt.
> > License. Nepal govt has released these data for free use after the
> > earthquake, see
> http://old.ngiip.gov.np/EARTHQUAKE2072/DataDownloader.html
>
> That only the half of the truth!
>
> http://old.ngiip.gov.np/EARTHQUAKE2072/DataDownloader.html says:
> > The data can be used freely for earthquake disaster analysis purpose
> > only by the organization who are working for disaster rescue and
> > mapping activities of the disaster occurred due to the recent
> > earthquake of 25th and 26th April, 2015.
> >
> > Use of this data set for any other purposes is strictly prohibited.
>
> This is not compatible to the Contributor Terms, ODbL and any other free
> license (free as freedom).
>
> Best regards
>
> Michael
>
>
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Best Regards
Amrit Karmacharya
Instructor, Survey Officer
Land Management Training Center
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