[talk-au] Use of mapconnect data in OSM [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
info at 4x4falcon.com
Wed Apr 15 23:02:42 UTC 2015
On 15/04/15 23:14, Andrew Harvey wrote:
> On 15 April 2015 at 23:01, Ross <info at 4x4falcon.com
> <mailto:info at 4x4falcon.com>> wrote:
> The issue is not with the licence. The current terms and
> conditions require permission to add data not owned by the
> Is there a source for this statement?
Go back to all the discussions in the 12 months prior to the licence
change. This was one of the major sticking points for a number of
> I was under the assumption that in order to contribute data (whether
> your own or someone else's) into OSM, the data must comply with the
> contributor terms. Although the CTs agree to always give attribution,
> this (probably) still isn't compatible with the attribution required
> by CC-BY and the "provide a link to the license and indicate if
> changes were made" clauses of CC-BY. So my thinking is for data to be
> added to OSM under the current CTs it needs to waive these
> requirements of CC-BY and settle for attribution only (and perhaps a
> specific form of attribution).
> As you point out though this data is upto 8 years old and in many
> cases there is probably better or more current data available eg
> Tasmanian Estate Reserve.
> CAPAD is seems pretty good,
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