[OSM-legal-talk] NSW GNB data

Franc Carter franc.carter at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 02:37:04 BST 2007

Yes, this is the big question - however I know almost nothing about licenses
etc. I am hoping to get a bunch of feedback and then send some explicit
to the GNB so that I am sure we have a common uinderstanding.


On 7/24/07, Ian Sergeant <isergean at hih.com.au> wrote:
> "Franc Carter" <franc.carter at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have been given permission to derive suburb boundaries for NSW from
> maps
> > on the Geographical Names Board, which will allow me to work out
> accurate
> > suburb boundaries as long as I a famliliar with the area (the maps
> > are pretty basic),
> > as long as we acknowledge that the points so derived are copyright of
> the
> GNB.
> >
> > I am planning to add the notice to the Australian section of the
> > wiki and attribute
> > the GNB is the source tag of the nodes and ways that I create.
> >
> > Does this sounds reasonable ? Any other ideas ?
> Everybody who contributes to OSM retains copyright on their contributions.
> The GNB would be no different to anyone else in that respect.
> The compelling question, as I see it, is if they will license their data
> under CC-SA?
> Ian.
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