[Imports] Data import from WRI Forest Atlas of Cameroon

Rafael Avila Coya ravilacoya at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 17:47:05 UTC 2016


Hi, Christoff:

That license Joachim is referring to, is a license we have used many 
times in the past, for many imports. There has never been any concern 
about the validity of it.

Cheers,

Rafael.

On 26/07/16 18:48, Christoph Hormann wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 July 2016, Joachim Müller wrote:
>> I would like to make use of the WRI
>> database in terms of streams, forest roads and borders of forest
>> reserves. I am not intending mass import, I am planning to import
>> only details that I can validate by satellite imaginary and own
>> surveys.
>
> You need to decide if you want to do an import or not.  If you do you
> need to follow the import guidelines, in particular discuss it with the
> Cameroon community.
>
>> The corresponding data share agreement can be found here
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:WRIdataShareAgreement.png
>
> Note that letter does not grant mappers any rights, only the OSMF -
> therefore as a mapper using this data you are acting in a gray zone.
> Since it is not clear under what license terms the data is made
> available otherwise this is potentially pretty hairy for the mappers.
> The data is definitely not ODbL as indicated on the wiki.
>



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