[Talk-GB] Dorset/Wilts county boundary wrong...is there adefinitive source?
80n80n at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 15:08:12 BST 2010
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Kevin Peat <kevin at kevinpeat.com> wrote:
> On 8 September 2010 10:07, 80n <80n80n at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:41 AM, Kevin Peat <kevin at kevinpeat.com> wrote:
>>> Until the issue of whether the OS datasets can be used under the new
>>> license/CT is resolved it seems a bit pointless doing anything like this
>>> whatever the merits might be.
>> The OS datasets are compatible with OSM as it stands at the moment.
>> Worrying about future incompatibilities that may or may not happen is not
>> helpful to the project.
I should qualify my sweeping statement about OS datasets being compatible
with OSM. They are if you are an old contributor. They are *not* if you
signed up after 12th May, because Ordnance Survey's license is incompatible
with the new Contributor Terms.
So if you are a new contributor, too bad.
> True enough, and everyone is free to use their time as they see fit, but I
> wouldn't want someone to invest a significant amount of effort on something
> like this without knowing there might be a problem even if it works out fine
> in the end.
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