[talk-au] ABS Import Wiki page

Franc Carter franc.carter at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 10:24:39 GMT 2009


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On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 9:22 PM, Cameron
<osm-mailing-lists at justcameron.com>wrote:

> 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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Franc
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