[OSM-legal-talk] Extent of share alike?

Matt Amos zerebubuth at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 11:31:08 GMT 2009


On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 5:48 AM, David Vaarwerk <david at mineraldata.com.au> wrote:
> Thanks for your all the responses, they do help.
>
> I think keeping the map and the business data separate with a double
> license is the best solution as suggested.
>
> So I will have a map with only OSM data, obviously anything I put in will
> become
> CC. I am happy to share the geographic location (lat. long.) of all
> businesses
> if OSM wants or can take this info (the obvious problem is space on the
> map
> and that businesses are constantly moving - updating becomes an issue).
>
> To keep things separate on another web page within the site I will serve
> from a
> separate database business information (phone number, website, service
> etc)
> that will have no geographic location information in it. The only overlap
> will be a business name. As far as I can see OSM doesn't record the street
> address
> of cafe's etc only their location.

street addresses of any feature can be recorded in OSM. see the
karlsruhe schema [1] for more information and [2] for an example of it
in use.

cheers,

matt

[1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/House_numbers/Karlsruhe_Schema
[2] http://osm.org/go/euutR1zjR--




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