[Talk-ca] Garmin Maps made from OSM listed on MapCenter2

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 07:35:01 BST 2008


On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 9:01 PM, James Ewen <jewen at shaw.ca> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 9:44 PM, Sam Vekemans
> <acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Im right now trying to figure out if its technically possible to incorporate
>> tabhe Ibycus Topo Mapset, with OSM Canada Data. (just waiting to hear back
>> from the owner)
>
> It's technically possible, but legally is where the sticky point is
> now. Those in charge of OSM are trying to work out the details between
> the license that the Government of Canada has on the map data
> available via GeoGratis and GeoBase, and the Creative Commons License
> used by OSM. Once that is ironed out, the data used to create the
> Ibycus Topo maps will be available for use in OSM. Since Ibycus is
> derived from the GoC data, the licensing terms still apply.
>
> James

AFAIK, you can combine the databases but you need to attribute
Geobase. So the challenge is not that you can't combine them, the
challenge is figuring out attribution if we import to OSM.

Corey




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