[Tagging] Basic cartography features missing, why?

Yves ycai at mailbox.org
Mon Nov 9 11:35:00 UTC 2020

Le 9 novembre 2020 10:08:42 GMT+01:00, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> a écrit :
>Am Mo., 9. Nov. 2020 um 09:37 Uhr schrieb Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <
>tagging at openstreetmap.org>:
>> In short: technically CC0 may be used, but it would be confusing as ODBL
>> would still
>> apply anyway.
>> See https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Licence/Licence_Compatibility#CC0
>> "CC0 licenced material is in general compatible, however the license only
>> extends
>> to material the licensor actually has rights in and specifically avoids
>> making a
>> statement on the status of any third party material included."
>> So you could license this as CC0, but it does not mean that other
>> limitations are
>> not applying (limited extraction of just some shapes from OpenStreetMap may
>> be doable without triggering ODBL - see
>> https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Licence/Community_Guidelines/Substantial_-_Guideline
>> but such project would likely quickly pass it).
>For the avoidance of doubt, there is currently no data from OpenStreetMap
>in OpenGeographyRegions, and there will not be in the future, so that the
>data can be used without limitations. My intention is using it together
>with OSM data, but of course you can use it with whichever data you want.
>These regions, although it would be legally possible, should not be
>imported in OSM either, because they are in medium and large scale
>resolution and not suitable by their nature (not well defined on small
>scales, fuzzy boundaries, etc.).

Ah, I thought this could be used to host extremely big fuzzy MPs that we otherwise do not welcome in OSM. 

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