[Talk-ca] Using City of Vancouver Open Licensed Data?
jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 13:09:51 UTC 2017
I understand Paul Norman arranged for something for the city of Vancouver
Open Data so the data might be imported into OSM. This is independent of
the normal licensing route.
On 2 October 2017 at 14:15, keith <keithistan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Canada list,
> I am interested in using some of the data provided by the City of
> Vancouver under the "Open Government Licence – Vancouver" (
> According to the OSM wiki this is compatible with OSM's licence (
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Contributors#Vancouver), is this
> I want to do small imports of building traces, manually checking the
> imagery against the Imagery. I guess this should still be considered to
> finish off the section of Vancouver that does not have the buildings
> traced. The quality of the data from the City of Vancouver is OK, not
> amazing, in fact slightly lower than the average for Vancouver building
> traces, but not outside the range. It would be trivial to improve the
> traces to be better than average, and I would do so for what I import. It's
> for a relatively small area, about 2km by 4.5km, and I would be doing lots
> of manual fixes and inspection. So many that I'm not really sure that it's
> exactly an import.
> If the building traces goes smoothly, and has general acceptance, I might
> use other data from the listed datasets.
> What do the folks on this list say? Am I good to go ahead with this?
> Thanks for any input.
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