[Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

Alan Richards alarobric at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 19:41:52 UTC 2017

Most BC cities seem to be using a version of the OGL-BC now as well. This
is similar to the OGL-CA with references to BC privacy and FOI laws,
similar to the Ontario changes mentioned earlier.

This business of having to get explicit permission for each dataset from
each government entity is a bit ridiculous when the intent of this license
in the first place was to avoid this.


On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 6:18 AM, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 2:38 AM, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:
> > The initial answer was that the license would impose obligations on top
> of
> > the ODbL, our distribution license. This would make the data
> incompatible.
> Hi Paul,
> The above sounds like an interpretation of the answer, not the actual
> answer itself.
> Could you share the actual inquiry and response so we can all learn
> from it and understand how it requires additional obligations?
> Cheers,
> blake
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