[Talk-us] Texas - redacted roads.
richlv at nakts.net
Thu Oct 12 22:38:15 UTC 2017
On 2017.10.13. 01:15, Nick Hocking wrote:
> Nathan wrote
> "Best to stay well on the correct side of the line "**//___^
> Ok - point taken.
yes, google so far has not flat out denied permission, but their terms
of service would make data not usable in some countries.
it's safer to do a bit of an extra effort now to avoid data removal later.
> Did I mention that at the location I posted (using OSM) the CAPCOG
> website (roads dataset)
> has the road listed as REED WILL and with a type of DR. I've been told
> that this is an acceptable source or road names,
it might be, cannot comment
> Maybe somebody could drive past this road and report back what the
> actual street signs do say. If they do say "Reed Will" then I will try
> to contact the Austin authorities to clarify the situation.
they could also consider taking mapillary and/or osv images - if we had
them, this would be easily resolved ;)
as far as i know, austin has published quite a lot of data and is fairly
open. it might be possible to reach somebody there who would appreciate
feedback. definitely worth trying.
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