[Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

James james2432 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 01:58:37 UTC 2017

Paul your answer is not clear. what is it that the license(ODL i'm
guessing?) would impose on top of ODBL?

On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 8:52 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:

> So since it is the same license as the Feds which you have a letter of
> interpretation saying its fine with the exception of the Ontario Privacy
> laws does that mean the fed license is to be written off as well?
> Pity as I like my bus stops and CANVEC highways.
> Cheerio John
> On 24 January 2017 at 20:38, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> incompatible.
>> 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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