[talk-au] Help with licensing

Satuim 95.5.radio at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 10:35:20 UTC 2018


 >It's never a quick process, always involves a lot of back and forth. 
Plus the more agencies complete the waiver the easier it gets to 
convince agency X to agree.

I think a government data collecting group in NSW has agreed, and New 
Zealand's one also. Would these apply to a QLD Resources department?


On 19/01/18 19:23, Andrew Harvey wrote:
> There's no guaranteed way, but there are a few different ways to 
> approach it. The OSMF provided templates do a good job of explaining 
> the reasoning.
>
> It's never a quick process, always involves a lot of back and forth. 
> Plus the more agencies complete the waiver the easier it gets to 
> convince agency X to agree.
>
> On Fri, 19 Jan 2018, at 4:19 PM, Jonathon Rossi wrote:
>> I also want to make use of the QLD DCDB and was going to start a new 
>> thread on the mailing list about it today to work out how to get out 
>> of this stalemate after Andrew Davidson informed me last week.
>>
>> It appears Andrew Harvey just recently had great luck with Victoria 
>> DELWP signing the waiver and on a corporate letterhead. AndrewH was 
>> that luck and are there any insights that you could assist us with 
>> here that might help us convince QLD DNRM?
>>
>> Jono
>>
>> On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 2:42 PM Andrew Davidson <theswavu at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:theswavu at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     It's a known problem with a difference of opinion between the
>>     Queensland Government and OSM as to licence compatibility. See
>>     this thread for example:
>>
>>     https://www.mail-archive.com/talk-au@openstreetmap.org/msg10883.html
>>
>>     On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 3:34 PM, Satuim <95.5.radio at gmail.com
>>     <mailto:95.5.radio at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         Hey everyone,
>>
>>         I recently asked for permission to use a CC-BY 4.0 dataset
>>         but got rejected. The dataset I want to use is fairly
>>         important (boundaries for suburbs and counties for QLD).
>>
>>         Here is the response I got:
>>
>>             The Department will not provide the data under an Open
>>             Database license. It is our belief that a CC:BY licence
>>             is sufficient for use of our data.
>>
>>
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