[Talk-ca] Bus stops in Ottawa

Adam Martin s.adam.martin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 18:15:54 UTC 2016


That is a significant issue. If the original user *brousseaumat* was the
one that made the import and he / she has ... only 8 edits to their name,
all within Ontario, then reversing his work may be enough.

On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 2:32 PM, James <james2432 at gmail.com> wrote:

> There's also the problem: how do you know that the bus stop was from an
> import vs user created.
> On Feb 28, 2016 8:48 PM, "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I think with the clause in the uploading terms that OSM can change the
>> license its very difficult to import anything as it is difficult to say to
>> City of Ottawa etc we'd like your data but we don't know what license it
>> may have in OSM in the future.
>>
>> Is anyone going to take the responsibility on for removing the data?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Cheerio John
>>
>> On 28 February 2016 at 20:37, Stewart C. Russell <scruss at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi John, and all —
>>>
>>> If this is the GTFS data for Ottawa:
>>>
>>>         http://data.ottawa.ca/dataset/oc-transpo-schedules
>>>
>>> then it's published under the City of Ottawa Open Data - Terms of use:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://ottawa.ca/en/mobile-apps-and-open-data/open-data-terms-use
>>>
>>> This licence is incompatible with the ODbL used by OSM:
>>>
>>>         http://clipol.org/licences/16?tab=licence_compatibility
>>>
>>> and therefore these data, and any others derived from Ottawa municipal
>>> data sets, should be removed from the map.
>>>
>>> I know that there may be commuting apps that rely on these data points,
>>> but it's Ottawa's silly fault for using a licence that's only compatible
>>> with itself.
>>>
>>> cheers,
>>>  Stewart
>>>
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