[talk-au] Copying address from business website?

Adrian Hobbs adrian.hobbs at grapevine.com.au
Mon Jul 22 05:28:20 UTC 2019

Might be issues where contact address (e.g. head office) being copied is different to physical location on map.
Adrian Hobbs

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On 22 Jul. 2019, 15:21, at 15:21, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>This has come up a few times on the mailing lists, and the advise
>given is it's okay to source a few facts here and there like the
>address or
>contact number, but just don't start taking a whole database of venues
>copy that database.
>On Mon, 22 Jul 2019 at 13:06, Kim Oldfield <osm at oldfield.wattle.id.au>
>> Is it acceptable to copy a street address (and other contact details)
>> from a business's webpage?
>> For example in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/72452124 (what
>> changed is easier to see at
>> https://osmlab.github.io/osm-deep-history/#/way/705884944 ) I added
>> street address as listed on their website.
>> If this isn't acceptable, what is an acceptable way of getting an
>> address if it is not obvious during a site survey?
>> Regards,
>> Kim
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