[Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing with Statistics Canada (Ottawa ODL 2.0 is go!)

James james2432 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 4 14:51:25 UTC 2017


Weird there was the same thing yesterday in Ottawa with open.canada.ca

On Mar 4, 2017 9:39 AM, "Stewart C. Russell" <scruss at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2017-03-04 08:20 AM, Bjenk Ellefsen wrote:
> >
> > We can follow the same steps and workflow in the future if we
> potentially move to another city.
> > This is also something municipalities can use in defining their open
> data licenses.
>
> Yup - for that reason, I will be asking the LWG about the licences for
> Ontario, Toronto and Toronto Public library (yup, all different).
>
> For the record:
>
>  1) LWG's decision on Ottawa doesn't immediately open up all Canadian
>     open data to be imported into OSM. The LWG, for now at least, plans
>     to review them on a case by case base.
>
>  2) If you're wishing to get a new licence approved, the timeline from
>     approaching the LWG to getting approval was about two months.
>     Please build that delay into any critical path
>
> And belated happy Open Data Day! The reason I was late posting this (LWG
> gave me access to the draft minutes mid-afternoon) that I was in an
> all-day session with Government of Ontario open data people in Toronto.
> Government of Ontario has some very committed open data people.
>
> cheers,
>  Stewart
>
>
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