[Talk-GB] Footpath numbering

Gregory Williams gregory.williams at purplegeodesoftware.co.uk
Wed Mar 17 14:17:20 GMT 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: talk-gb-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:talk-gb-
> bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Nick Whitelegg
> Sent: 17 March 2010 10:22
> To: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Footpath numbering
> >I wouldn?t take PRoW refs from any source unless I was completely
> confident that it?s compatible with OSM?s license
> Sorry, meant to raise this point in my last reply.
> Would "any source" also include footpath signs with the number on? This
> is
> common practice on the Isle of Wight, and I myself have used these
> signs
> as a source before. These signs would be equivalent to road signs
> showing
> the road number, and will have been erected by the council - so I
> definitely can't see an issue there.

Ah, I did write that a bit ambiguously really I guess. I, and I think
virtually everyone surveying data in OSM, think that getting the refs from
the signs in-situ is perfectly fine. It's just like getting road refs or
street names from signs at the edge of the road.

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