[Talk-transit] New versions of NaPTAN now publicly available under free license?

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 12:43:20 GMT 2010


Oh, and with regards to our licencing terms:
http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-transit/2009-March/000163.html

Steven Chamberlain wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've not posted on this list before, but I wanted to check people here
> were aware that NaPTAN is now available via data.gov.uk (I heard about
> this via http://twitter.com/traveline).  New versions are supposed to
> become available quarterly.
> 
> There are references to the DfT's Terms of Use, but data.gov.uk quite
> clearly states the license as "UK Crown Copyright with data.gov.uk
> rights".  data.gov.uk doesn't seem to give a comprehensive,
> legally-worded license agreement but it does include statements
> resembling the CC-BY license summary.
> 
> Would this be an acceptable data source for future OSM import/update
> efforts?  Is this more up-to-date than the dump provided by ITO?  The
> root node's ModificationDateTime attribute is "2010-03-17T10:52:24" so
> I'd imagine so.
> 
> I don't know how a regular OSM user could fulfil the attribution
> requirement though, so maybe any imports of this would have to be
> handled specially, just as they currently are.  (Where is the current
> attribution of copyright for the dump provided by ITO, by the way?)
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Regards,





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