[talk-au] ABS Import Wiki page

Cameron osm-mailing-lists at justcameron.com
Thu Feb 19 10:22:12 GMT 2009


Franc,

Which Creative Commons license is the ABS data licensed under? Only some of
them are compatible with OSM's CC-BY-SA 2.0.

~Cameron

2009/2/19 Franc Carter <franc.carter at gmail.com>

>
> Hi,
>
> It looks like the vote is in favour of relations and there is the
> beginnings of consensus around other tags.
>
> So I have updated the wiki page at
>
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Catalogue/ABS_Data#Australian_Bureau_of_Statistics
>
> At the moment the wiki says tagging will only go on relations - but thought
> and investigations are
> still needed on this:-
>
>   * Does the ABS require attribution on the nodes and ways - these have
> been heavily butchered
>     from the original shape files. Whereas the relations bare a reasonable
> semblence to the shape
>     files they were sourced from
>
>   * I have been thinking about future updates - I think it's going to be
> ugly to do anything other than diff
>     the shape files from this import and the next. Again, because of the
> amount of mangling that has
>     gone in to the import I don't think carrying the identifiers across to
> OSM makes much sense other
>     than for the relations.
>
> Have a read and let me know thoughts/objections. Once we have the wiki page
> in reasonable
> shape I'll ask for feedback from the main osm list
>
> cheers
>
> --
> Franc
>
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