[Imports] Calgary addresses

James james2432 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 23:28:02 UTC 2016


If we do have legal permission for this, I dont mind doing the import work

On Jul 18, 2016 7:23 PM, "Frederik Ramm" <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Lisa,
>
> On 07/19/2016 12:37 AM, Kirikeza, Lisa wrote:
> > I am looking for help in importing Calgary parcel addresses from a shp
> > or csv file. If anybody could assist with this, it would be greatly
> > appreciated!
>
> Before we get into the technicalities, I believe there might be a slight
> problem on the legal side.
>
> OSM data is distributed under the ODbL 1.0 license which does not
> discriminate against any fields of endeavour, including such that are
> against the law.
>
> Your license however says that:
>
> "You may use the Data to create Derivative Works using the Data and
> distribute said Derivative Works for any lawful purposes."
>
> Since we cannot exclude unlawful purposes in our license, it seems that
> as it stands, your data is not compatible with OpenStreetMap, and we'd
> have to obtain "express written permission from the Intellectual
> Property Access & Marketing work unit of Infrastructure & Information
> Services of The City".
>
> Is that something you can help us with?
>
> Best
> Frederik
>
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