[Talk-us] A Friendly Guide to 'Bots and Imports

Apollinaris Schoell aschoell at gmail.com
Fri Aug 6 17:35:52 BST 2010

On 6 Aug 2010, at 1:45 , Nathan Edgars II wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 3:50 AM, Apollinaris Schoell <aschoell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 5 Aug 2010, at 14:43 , Alan Mintz wrote:
>>> As I manually survey various features (POIs, some hydro, etc.), I usually try to merge in the data from existing imports so as to maintain the link (e.g. gnis:feature_id) back to the original database, in case we want to exchange updates with them again.
>> this is impossible due to the license terms,
> There are no (valid) license terms applicable to something of the form
> "OSM deleted feature 687645; check independently whether it exists and
> delete it from GNIS if not".

sure not in this form,  this form requires so much work on GNIS side that it will probably never happen.
the deletion of the node can happen for so many reasons that without documentation it has no value. 

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