[OSM-legal-talk] Australian Government Data from data.gov.au

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 21:46:03 UTC 2016



sent from a phone

> Il giorno 29 giu 2016, alle ore 23:26, Tobias Wendorff <tobias.wendorff at tu-dortmund.de> ha scritto:
> 
> Oh come on, that's no valid argument. A script can handle this and
> output the source of the data imported into this area. Nobody would
> need to analyse the data on its own.


it is far from trivial, because people modify data in OSM. You would have to decide for every object and all its history. Maybe version 1 of a way was imported but then a different user deleted a node from it. Is there still need to attribute the original creator? What if after some time none of the original nodes is still in the way (or in the original place), would you have to attribute to him anyway? etc. etc., this was just an example with geometry, tags also can play a role.


cheers,
Martin 


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