[Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Jan 25 01:38:04 UTC 2017

On 1/21/2017 3:11 PM, Paul Norman wrote:
> On 1/20/2017 5:33 PM, john whelan wrote:
>> Did you include permission for the bus stops as well? They are from 
>> the same source and the same licence.  I think I might have included 
>> one pitch sport soccer.  The pitch was mapped but the sport soccer 
>> was I must confess taken from their open data source.
> I kept it generic, not specifying a particular dataset. That way we'll 
> have a final answer one way or the other and won't have to go back to 
> them all the time. 

The initial answer was that the license would impose obligations on top 
of the ODbL, our distribution license. This would make the data 

I have gotten back to them with some additional questions which might 
offer a way forwards and clarify the problems. If I can't get anywhere 
we'll have to decide what to do, but it will probably mean we can write 
off the City of Ottawa as a potential data source.
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