[Talk-ca] Kamloops Data
corey.burger at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 00:28:44 BST 2011
Interesting license. It makes no mention about use, redistribution,
attribution or anything. I don't know enough about Canadian copyright
law to see if that allows all use or bars all non-personal use. You
might want to quickly confirm on legal-talk before uploading.
On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 4:19 PM, Matthew Buchanan
<matthew.ian.buchanan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's the disclaimer page for the Kamloops data:
> http://webserver.kamloops.ca/imf/sites/ … aimer.html
> You're right about the tags. i will clean up those before I go any farther.
> I also won't get around to adding more data right away, besides I want to
> hear everyone's opinions first.
> Either of you have an opinion on a good GPS that plays well with OSM?
> Thanks for replying.
> -- Matthew Buchanan
> -- Kamloops, BC
> On 29 July 2011 15:25, Adam Dunn <dunnadam at gmail.com> wrote:
>> You've probably seen my name come up quite often in the Kamloops area,
>> so I will introduce myself a bit. I did the NRN import (government
>> roads) for Kamloops, but I live in Chilliwack. It took a great deal of
>> time (about a week, I believe) to merge the NRN data with the data
>> that was already existing in the area. I don't personally mind if you
>> import a legally cleared source for the area, and will try to answer
>> any questions you have about what I had imported. I believe Samuel
>> Longiaru lives near Kamloops, so you should definitely hear his
>> opinion before going too far.
>> I've taken a look at some of the data you've imported, and my comment
>> so far would be to clean up the tags. You have tags that aren't used
>> in OSM, as well as tags that have all capital letters. If you could
>> convert the tags to match the OSM standards, that would be great. Also
>> delete tags that OSM doesn't want or need (like Shape_Area= and
>> Shape_Leng=, etc)
>> See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Features for an
>> incomplete-but-most-of-what-you-need listing of key value tags.
>> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 2:35 PM, Matthew Buchanan
>> <matthew.ian.buchanan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hello
>> > I'm a new user to OSM and I've been enjoying it so far. I have done some
>> > edits to various places in BC that I know well. I posed a question, seen
>> > below at the OSM forum regarding data from the City of Kamloops that is
>> > freely available. I received permission from the GIS Coordinator at the
>> > City
>> > to use whatever data I want .
>> > http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=13208
>> > I thought I'd discuss it on this list as well. So far I've only imported
>> > a
>> > subset of building outlines, trees, and parks. I went through the data
>> > to
>> > clean it up before I imported using JOSM.
>> > Are there any users from the Kamloops area here?
>> > -- Matthew Buchanan
>> > -- Kamloops, BC
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