[OSM-legal-talk] feedback requested

Apollinaris Schoell aschoell at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 21:11:47 GMT 2011

+1 for both items

On Dec 20, 2011, at 12:27 PM, Richard Weait wrote:

> Dear All,
> LWG would like feedback on a couple of items relating to cleaning
> tainted data as we all prepare for the data base transition.
> Draft minutes are here.
> https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1ZIQSl0xXpUFbqTeknz61BYgfCINDTzlAWomOiGxhgG8
> Of particular interest are:
> - can node positions be cleaned by moving to a new position?
> - is a mapper declaration of odbl=clean interesting and helpful in
> reconciling the data base?
> As seen here:
> "We discussed the moving of nodes and whether they could be clean: We
> have seen a concern expressed where an node is moved by an agreed
> mapper and that is the last position, should it not be deemed clean
> (even if created dirty)? Conclusion: Yes, we are OK with that, the
> assumption being that the move is made in good faith with a reference
> source, (survey, Bing imagery, …). We consider that the creation of an
> object and its id to be a system action  rather than individual
> creative contribution.  Tags on the same node must be considered
> separately. The LWG would like to adopt this as policy and would be
> grateful for community feedback.
> Frederik has recently proposed a new tag, odbl=clean, to be set by
> mappers who will vouch for the odbl compliance of any object. The LWG
> would like to adopt this as policy and would be grateful for community
> feedback."
> We look forward to your thoughtful, insightful feedback.
> Best regards and Happy Mapping,
> Richard Weait on behalf of LWG
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