[Talk-us] [OSM-talk] Sourcing Open Aerial Imagery

Bryan Housel bryan at 7thposition.com
Thu Jul 27 18:05:18 UTC 2017

Thanks for the correction Simon!  Sorry I missed that announcement...
I will update the editor-layer-index project docs to include some guidance on using the imagery waiver.

> On Jul 27, 2017, at 1:29 PM, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
> Am 27.07.2017 um 16:23 schrieb Bryan Housel:
>> TODO:  We don’t have a template letter, or clear guidelines on which
>> imagery licenses are compatible with our use, and we should.
>> See https://github.com/osmlab/editor-layer-index/issues/166 .  Like
>> you said in your other email, tracing is very different from
>> importing, so the existing ODBL advice is not what we need.
> Just as a clarification: OSM does have guidance and suggested waiver
> texts
> http://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Licence/Waiver_and_Permission_Templates
> which is sufficient for use as a background layer in your typical OSM
> editor. Note there is an ongoing discussion of some of the finer details
> of the scope of the editor-layer-index in project:
> https://github.com/osmlab/editor-layer-index/pull/344
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