[OSM-talk] Mixing OSM and FOSM data

Thomas Davie tom.davie at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 16:57:35 GMT 2012

On 15 Jan 2012, at 16:49, Nick Whitelegg wrote:

> Hi,
> Have sent this both here and to the fosm mailing list.
> Anyway, to summarise I don't care about the licence and am fully intending to continue contributing to OSM after the licence change.
> However I am concerned about severe loss of footpath data in my area and consequently I'm looking to contribute both to OSM and to fosm. I could remap some of the data to be lost (Andy Street's in particular) and probably will from time to time, but not *every* weekend.
> First question: could I contribute a set of new ways to both projects without invalidating the licence? e.g. do a GPS survey, add the paths to OSM, and then, add the same paths to fosm.
> Secondly, I run my own copy of the OSM database on my Freemap server. Could I, if necessary, mix-and-match OSM and fosm data as necessary in Freemap's database?

Hey Nick,

Certainly you can do this, in fact, I understand that FOSM are importing newly added data from OSM to FOSM, so if you continue to contribute to OSM your edits should make their way to FOSM too.

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