[OSM-talk] [Osmf-talk] Attribution guideline status update

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sun Sep 8 22:10:10 UTC 2019


The attribution should be at least (c)OpenStreetMap, but it's fine to
give more detail like:

1. Using just the coastal shoreline in the basemap:

(c) OtherDataSource, coastline (c)OpenStreetMap

2. Using OSM basemap in 1 along with roads, rivers and water bodies

<other data> (c) OtherDataSource, basemap (c)OpenStreetMap

3. Using OSM basemap with 2 and buildings

(c)OpenStreetMap, <other data> (c) OtherDataSource

It seems simpler to just clearly state "you need to include
(c)OpenStreetMap on the map if you use OpenStreetMap" rather than
making more complicated rules.

- Joseph Eisenberg



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