[talk-au] Bulk up load of data from Tasmanian Parks

Charles Gregory osm.lists at chuq.net
Thu Aug 30 07:05:21 BST 2012

Hi all,

I'm certainly no administrator, but I'm a person on-the-ground in Hobart.
I don't know if
I can be of any assistance in this case - but if someone is needed to
physically make
contact or meet with the people at DPIWE head office, etc. then here I am!



On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 7:26 PM, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 29/08/12 08:01, Ian Sergeant wrote:
> >> It would be best if they could upload their data with a free license
> >> directly to their website http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/
> >
> > This sounds to me more like a grass roots initiative from someone who
> just
> > happens to be employed by parks.
> >
> > If we can get a person who walks trails for a living being engaged with
> > and updating the map or even providing GPS traces as well as trail
> > descriptions to someone interested in updating the map we should do what
> we
> > can to help this happen.
> >
> > This data is worth its bits in gold, in my opinion.
> >
> Oh I didn't read it that way. If they own the copyright to the data
> themselves that is a different story, but "...is happy to upload Parks
> database of information." probably means the data is crown copyright and
> we would need to ensure that the data is released to us under a free
> license.
> Either way it is great if we can get more people involved in OSM.
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