[Imports] [Talk-us] Integrating our open source data into OSM
miketho16 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 02:45:13 UTC 2017
I downloaded data for one of the states (Colorado) to attempt checkout its
quality. It appears to be in JSON (not GeoJSON). Is there an easy way to
get the data into something like QGIS so it can be visualized on a map?
On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 6:53 PM, Brian May <bmay at mapwise.com> wrote:
> Its critical to know where the lat/longs came from. For example, if they
> came from Google Maps - then its a no go, because Google's licensing is
> incompatible with OSM. Their geocodes are not public domain, etc. Same
> thing applies to many / most other commercial geocoding services. If you
> don't know how the lat/longs were derived, then that is probably a show
> stopper as well.
> On 11/8/2017 1:53 PM, Sean Lindsey wrote:
> We have open sourced our US POI data, it may not be ready for a direct
> import into OSM, but we'd be willing to try to get it there.
> Its a national directory of 59 million US businesses, that has been
> updated as of this summer. And should be getting another refresh shortly.
> What process is there to discuss and work to integrate this data?
> The data is available under a creative commons attribution license at
> I would be willing to waive and/or clarify certain aspects of the licence
> if needed however.
> * I asked this same question in help.openstreetmap.org
> and was referred to these mailing lists
> Sean Lindsey
> Cybo Company
> LinkedIn <https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-lindsey/>
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