[Tagging] Routing in Liège (consulting Michelin)

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 08:03:29 UTC 2016


sorry, ik ben nog een van die ouw zakken die een link niet herkent als
er geen lijntje onderstaat :-)

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 8:51 AM, joost schouppe
<joost.schouppe at gmail.com> wrote:
> André,
>
> This isn't about you - this is about project integrity. One lawsuit for
> copyright infringement could be enough to kill the project. Or we could get
> our data users into serious problems. Whether or not you are an excellent
> mapper is not the question. It is just not something we can take chances
> with.
>
> When you ask if you should tag copyrighted material as a source, I think we
> can safely assume that you're talking about using that material as a source.
> Which is never OK.
>
> I find it ironical that you are shocked by a warning about how serious this
> is, and in the same message refer to the DWG as vandals. Of course they
> break things, but that's only because they're too busy saving us from larger
> problems than a few broken relations. But how can you be so sensitive when
> it comes to you and so insensitive when it comes to others?
>
> Using copyrighted material to spot errors in OSM is still copyright
> violation (well, a specialist in copyright should confirm that). If I
> understand correctly what you are trying to do, then you don't even need to
> do that. There are tools around which check for things like 'short section
> of lower  classification within a larger section of higher classification'.
>
>
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