Re: [Talk-ca] Canadian Arctic Island Naming Languages

2015-07-06 Thread James
PM, James Parker Badger jpbad...@ucalgary.ca wrote: Hello, I am working at the University of Calgary on a project that is using OpenStreetMap data to provide a mapping service for Arctic researchers. We chose to use OpenStreetMap as we would like to encourage communities to contribute

Re: [Talk-ca] Low quality unresolvable notes

2015-07-06 Thread James
I'd say close them with a comment. Some of them are actually precise, saying like : no rtor eb. Which is more than enough data. General things like: add POIs at this location. Could be closed as the entirety of osm could be summed in a widespread note saying: Add mapping data. You can use your

Re: [Talk-ca] Looking for competent OSM editors to improve the map on Toronto area and Toronto PATH

2015-08-12 Thread James
Check out: http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=1a66e03bb8d1e310VgnVCM1071d60f89RCRD It's their open data portal which also includes the building address shapefile(not sure how accurate this is, I know Ottawa's has about 30% errors (overlapping duplicate nodes, misplaced

[Talk-ca] Fwd: Ottawa, Canada import

2015-08-17 Thread James
Hello everyone, I was informed that before any kind of data import was to be approved by the community. Unfortunately I have imported a bit of data into openstreetmap and for this I am sorry. but I did receive approval from the city that we could import data from data.ottawa.ca/dataset. Which I

Re: [Talk-ca] Fwd: Ottawa, Canada import

2015-08-19 Thread James
Email I got after I said I will be unable to use the data due to incompatible licensing: James, I’m going to forward this inquiry on to Robert Giggey. He is in charge of the Open Data program at the City. I must say, I am a little surprised that this interpretation is so restrictive. I

[Talk-ca] Ottawa, Canada import

2015-08-17 Thread James
Hello everyone, I was informed that before any kind of data import was to be approved by the community. Unfortunately I have imported a bit of data into openstreetmap and for this I am sorry. but I did receive approval from the city that we could import data from data.ottawa.ca/dataset. Which I

Re: [Talk-ca] Fwd: Ottawa, Canada import

2015-08-20 Thread James
I got an email back from the guy handling the Licensing. Hi James, thank-you for the email. I’m not sure I understand the compatibility grid. Is there a particular issue you are concerned about? Note: we have plans to adapt the Open Government License Canada but have not been able to do

Re: [Talk-ca] Forestry Roads

2015-07-15 Thread James
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:highway Should be track Roads for mostly agricultural or forestry uses. To describe the quality of a track, see tracktype=*. Note: Although tracks are often rough with unpaved surfaces, this tag is not describing the quality of a road but its use.

Re: [Talk-ca] Cycling map vs Standard map

2015-11-03 Thread James
Any other layer apart from the standard layer takes more time to render(it's deliberately delayed) so if you have made changes recently that show up on the standard layer but not on the cycle map you might have to wait a couple days for the cycle layer to catch up (usually 2-3 days) On Tue, Nov

[Talk-ca] CanVec+

2015-10-07 Thread James
I was just wondering if anyone knew that CanVec data is being phased out and replaced by CanVec+. I spoke with Marc LeMaire from NRCan and he said that they will not be offering .osm conversions of CanVec+ data, which means that we will have to convert the shapefiles ourselves. My question is has

[Talk-ca] GeoBase Import

2015-07-08 Thread James
Has anyone else had issues with the conversion script from GML to osm? I've been looking at the wiki here: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Geobase/Import_How-To and when I try to convert the data python gives me the : UnicodeDecodeError: 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xae in position 2:

Re: [Talk-ca] Metrolinx: OSM Golden Horseshoe Address Data

2016-01-12 Thread James
If you need a HOT task manager. I am currently hosting it on tasks.osmcanada.ca. If you want to become a project manager just send me an email after you've logged in, I can set you as one. On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 1:53 PM, john whelan wrote: > The issue has come up in

Re: [Talk-ca] source http://data.ottawa.ca/dataset/

2016-05-25 Thread James
We do have permission from the city to import: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Canada:Ontario:Ottawa/Import/Permission but the OSM lawyers have said that the license is incompatible as the city can pass on a lawsuit if someone sues the city for pointing them to the wrong address with osm

Re: [Talk-ca] aerial imagery for missing roads

2016-06-26 Thread James
I agree with Michael. What happens if fire services need to use that road or emergency services like ambulence etc. It should be the application's job to determine in which condition a road should or shouldnt be used, not the mappers job to obfuscate the map On Jun 25, 2016 4:01 PM, "Michael

Re: [Talk-ca] aerial imagery for missing roads

2016-06-26 Thread James
contrées sur ces route > - surface - minimum 4x4 ou pickup? > - sécurité vs véhicules lourds > - approvisionnements et essence souvent absents > > > Pierre > > > -- > *De :* James <james2...@gmail.com> > *À :* Michael Zaj

Re: [Talk-ca] Bus stops in Ottawa

2016-02-28 Thread James
Most of the STO bus stations were manually added by myself, not sure if there were any added/changed after the fact On Feb 28, 2016 4:02 PM, "john whelan" wrote: > So it sounds like essentially we are saying the import wasn't discussed at > least as far as what the tags

Re: [Talk-ca] Bus stops in Ottawa

2016-02-28 Thread James
n the area would be better suited to updating these > points. > > On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 5:37 PM, James <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Most of the STO bus stations were manually added by myself, not sure if >> there were any added/changed after the fact >>

Re: [Talk-ca] Bus stops in Ottawa

2016-02-29 Thread James
There's also the problem: how do you know that the bus stop was from an import vs user created. On Feb 28, 2016 8:48 PM, "john whelan" wrote: > I think with the clause in the uploading terms that OSM can change the > license its very difficult to import anything as it is

Re: [Talk-ca] bus stops, post codes and rent-a-crowd

2016-03-19 Thread James
ce > given was every added request at the moment helps. > > Thanks John > > On 16 March 2016 at 20:26, James <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Postal codes have already been suggested a long time ago >> http://open.canada.ca/en/suggested-datasets/postal-code-database &

Re: [Talk-ca] Gouvernement du Québec et Municipalités : Nouveau portail et licence ouverte

2016-04-06 Thread James
Les licenses ODC-ODbL-1.0 et CC-BY-4.0 sont compatibles. http://clipol.org/licences/70?tab=licence_compatibility 2016-04-06 13:49 GMT-04:00 Charles Basenga Kiyanda < perso...@charleskiyanda.com>: > Ce que je comprends, toutefois, c'est que c'est la clause d'attribution > qui est problématique

Re: [Talk-ca] Gouvernement du Québec et Municipalités : Nouveau portail et licence ouverte

2016-04-06 Thread James
Scuse j'ai oublié le ne et le pas On Apr 6, 2016 3:33 PM, "Charles Basenga Kiyanda" < perso...@charleskiyanda.com> wrote: > Le lien fourni dit que les licenses ODC-ODbl-1.0 et CC-BY-4.0 sont > INcompatibles. Est-ce que j'ai mal lu l'information? > > Charles > > O

Re: [Talk-ca] bus stops, post codes and rent-a-crowd

2016-03-19 Thread James
Postal codes have already been suggested a long time ago http://open.canada.ca/en/suggested-datasets/postal-code-database On Mar 16, 2016 8:22 PM, "john whelan" wrote: > ​Mojgan recently identified that data from the government of Canada’s open > data portal could be

Re: [Talk-ca] Données ouvertes de Shawinigan, QC

2016-04-25 Thread James
Chu pas un avocat, mais Cette partie pourrais causer des troubles "Vous reconnaissez que cette licence ne vous accorde pas de droits d’auteur ou de propriété sur les données. Si vous diffusez ou donnez accès à ces données à un tiers, vous vous engagez à inclure une copie des présentes conditions

Re: [Talk-ca] Données ouvertes de Shawinigan, QC

2016-04-25 Thread James
autre probleme Ottawa a la meme clause et fait en sorte que ce n'est pas compatible On Apr 25, 2016 6:51 PM, "James" <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > Chu pas un avocat, mais > Cette partie pourrais causer des troubles > > "Vous reconnaissez que cette licence ne vous ac

Re: [Talk-ca] ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca

2016-05-09 Thread James
If you remember what François Paquette sent on this list you wouldnt have to send the email you just sent: The CanVec data in OSM format will not be available from Thursday May 5, 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday May 10, 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). The maintenance period may be modified, please refer to the

Re: [Talk-ca] ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca

2016-05-09 Thread James
Seems to be back up for now: http://ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca/OSM/pub/ On Sun, May 8, 2016 at 9:43 PM, Stewart C. Russell wrote: > Looks like with all the shuffling of products, we've finally lost our > /OSM/pub folder. Oh well. > > I guess that, since all the CanVEC data is now

Re: [Talk-ca] Ft. McMurry Fires

2016-05-09 Thread James
Hi Dale I'm not sure if you've been following this list previously, but there was a initiative started already within osm-canada I've created a HOT project here: http://tasks.osmcanada.ca/project/22 But right now OSM is in read only mode as there is a scheduled maintenance On May 9, 2016 12:12

Re: [Talk-ca] Ft. McMurry Fires

2016-05-09 Thread James
03.4095 | Cell 510.842.7523 | Skype dkunce​ > > > > > > > > On 5/9/16, 12:21 PM, "John Marshall" <rps...@gmail.com> wrote: > > >Dale, > > > >I have ask the CDN Red Cross in Ottawa several times if they would > >like the CDN OSM comm

Re: [Talk-ca] Ft. McMurry Fires

2016-05-09 Thread James
tial Engineer and GIS Team Lead | International > Services | American Red Cross > 2025 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20006 > Tel 202.303.4095 | Cell 510.842.7523 | Skype dkunce​ > > > From: James <james2...@gmail.com> > Date: Monday, May 9, 2016 at 12:24 PM > To: Dale

Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray forest fires

2016-05-09 Thread James
Bing imagery is better than mapbox in that region. For addressing do you mean building by building or CanVec interpolation? On May 9, 2016 5:11 PM, "john whelan" wrote: > Should we layer this ie one project to map the buildings, another to add > addresses, the processes

Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray forest fires

2016-05-09 Thread James
s is more complex. > > Third project tile GeoFabrick inspector tool. This is even more complex. > > You can have more than one set of tiles gridding the area. > > Cheerio John > > On 9 May 2016 at 17:36, James <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Bing imag

Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray forest fires

2016-05-09 Thread James
I doubt we could use this for validating as its creating a derived work and unless we have permission On May 9, 2016 8:20 PM, "Pierre Béland" wrote: > Couche Immeubles, cité de Wood Buffalo > josm tms[19]: >

Re: [Talk-ca] Red Cross and Fort McMurray Fires

2016-05-13 Thread James
Ouin quand tu ote ce polygone le damage estimate n'est plus valide. Tout ce que tu vois sur mapnik en brun, est brulee. Donc s.v.p le laisser On May 13, 2016 9:14 PM, "Pierre Béland" <pierz...@yahoo.fr> wrote: > James, > > je ne vais pas enlever d'infos sans en discuter

Re: [Talk-ca] Red Cross and Fort McMurray Fires

2016-05-13 Thread James
> > Does any local OpenStreetMap local team organize mapathon events working > around tasks #22,#23,#24 ? > > I mean perhaps Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal ? > > Here in Québec city, the community is small , so few volonteers engaged > ... but why not trying ? > Le

Re: [Talk-ca] Red Cross and Fort McMurray Fires

2016-05-13 Thread James
ast as far as >> I am aware. >> >> Thanks John >> >> On 13 May 2016 at 14:37, Dan Joseph <dan.b.jos...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Hi James, >>> >>> It looks like some good progress is being made on the tasks. >>> >

Re: [Talk-ca] Red Cross and Fort McMurray Fires

2016-05-13 Thread James
Les brownfields à l'intérieur du grand poligone est parce que c'était des zones residentielles, mais ils vont être reconstruits plus tard, et j'aime mieux ne pas les supprimées On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 8:41 PM, Pierre Béland <pierz...@yahoo.fr> wrote: > James, pour faciliter la gesti

Re: [Talk-ca] Red Cross and Fort McMurray Fires

2016-05-13 Thread James
t; > > > Pierre > > > ------ > *De :* James <james2...@gmail.com> > *À :* Pierre Béland <pierz...@yahoo.fr> > *Cc :* Talk-CA OpenStreetMap <talk-ca@openstreetmap.org> > *Envoyé le :* vendredi 13 mai 2016 20h46 > > *Objet :* Re: [Talk-ca] Red Cross and Fort M

Re: [Talk-ca] help

2016-05-14 Thread James
;> than "Re: Contents of Talk-ca digest..." >> >> >> Today's Topics: >> >>1. Re: Red Cross and Fort McMurray Fires (James) >>2. Re: [Talk-us] ImproveOSM data refresh and some updates >> (Hans De Kryger) >> >> >> -

Re: [Talk-ca] Red Cross and Fort McMurray Fires

2016-05-13 Thread James
What exactly do you need of me? Prioritize areas to get mapped? We have tasks for the buildings, addresses and streets(which I think have been imported via CanVec) and a validation layer On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 2:14 PM, Dan Joseph wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I'm helping

Re: [Talk-ca] Red Cross and Fort McMurray Fires

2016-05-13 Thread James
as a "quick" mapping. Where as 24 is correcting technical issues that more experienced users (like andrew and john :P) can point out/fix problems On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 2:37 PM, Dan Joseph <dan.b.jos...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi James, > > It looks like some good progress i

Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray forest fires

2016-05-05 Thread James
ry building, Ottawa certainly does. The roads and highways are also > available in CANVEC for firefighters etc. > > Cheerio John > > On 5 May 2016 at 11:45, James <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I've created a task on my tasking manager for buildings in Fort McMurray. >

Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray forest fires

2016-05-05 Thread James
I think we'll have to wait until the fire is put out before we get satelite imagery. What I can do is create a task on tasks.osmcanada.ca for Fort McMurray and we can trace buildings as they are not all there On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 11:28 AM, Andrew MacKinnon wrote: > As you

Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray - Canadian volunteer as a point of contact

2016-05-10 Thread James
> On May 10, 2016 1:47 PM, "James" <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Planet has released FMM satelite imagery as CC-BY-SA >> https://www.planet.com/pulse/fort-mcmurray-wildfire/ >> >> On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Heather Leson <heatherle...@gm

Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray - Canadian volunteer as a point of contact

2016-05-10 Thread James
Planet has released FMM satelite imagery as CC-BY-SA https://www.planet.com/pulse/fort-mcmurray-wildfire/ On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 1:40 PM, Heather Leson wrote: > HI Bernie, someone contacted me off list. I am working to coordinate. Just > got off the phone with the

Re: [Talk-ca] Fort McMurray forest fires

2016-05-10 Thread James
If you count a tweet as permission: https://twitter.com/rps333/status/729983088701267968 On May 10, 2016 2:29 AM, "Paul Norman" wrote: > On 5/9/2016 11:17 PM, Heather Leson wrote: > >> Hi Folks >> >> Planet Labs opened up their imagery with an OSM friendly license >> >>

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping tun restrictions in Canada

2016-07-27 Thread James
Seems someone that is inexperienced edited the Carling/Woodruff intersection. That part of town has a lot of invalid things like that and need to be corrected. On Jul 27, 2016 1:38 PM, "Manohar Erikipati" wrote: > Hey there, > Thank you for your reply Andrew MacKinnon.

Re: [Talk-ca] New project with OSM at Statistics Canada

2016-07-26 Thread James
PM, Ellefsen, Bjenk (STATCAN) < bjenk.ellef...@canada.ca> wrote: > Hi James, > > > > We are working in partnerships with both municipalities of Ottawa and > Gatineau. So far, Ottawa has given us two files. One is a large buildings > file available through their open data p

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2016-08-02 Thread James
that way I can load it into > JOSM and search for buildings missing the tags. Are we adding building > tags to amenity=place-of_worship? > > Thanks John > > On 2 August 2016 at 18:17, James <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> would a GeoJSON help you? I have both

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2016-08-02 Thread James
would a GeoJSON help you? I have both city limits in geoJSON format On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 5:59 PM, john whelan wrote: > In order to identify those buildings that need extra tags it would be > extremely useful to have a map of Ottawa / Gatineau that could be loaded > into

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping exit numbers and destinations in Canada

2016-08-11 Thread James
I think this wiki article covers how exits should be mapped: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Exit_Info On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 8:36 AM, Harald Kliems wrote: > Hi Manohar: > It is my understanding that including destinations in the name is an > artifact of people tagging for

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2016-08-03 Thread James
ust residential and apartments not be in the choices. >> >> >> >> We will use the tags reserved for buildings. As John mentioned, malls can >> have just a few tags and then there are these shops and amenities floating >> at the same address. Could we have the build

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2016-08-03 Thread James
easier On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 12:42 PM, Ellefsen, Bjenk (STATCAN) < bjenk.ellef...@canada.ca> wrote: > Great! Should we start a separate wiki page or put it under OSM Canada? > > > > *From:* James [mailto:james2...@gmail.com] > *Sent:* August-03-16 12:28 PM > *To

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2016-08-03 Thread James
d > the info as well. > > > > > > *From:* James [mailto:james2...@gmail.com] > *Sent:* August-03-16 12:50 PM > *To:* Ellefsen, Bjenk (STATCAN) <bjenk.ellef...@canada.ca> > *Cc:* Talk-CA OpenStreetMap <talk-ca@openstreetmap.org> > *Subject:* Re: [Talk-ca]

[Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2016-08-03 Thread James
form in the interface we >>> will use, it could be just residential and apartments not be in the choices. >>> >>> >>> >>> We will use the tags reserved for buildings. As John mentioned, malls >>> can have just a few tags and then there

Re: [Talk-ca] New project with OSM at Statistics Canada

2016-07-18 Thread James
Should be pretty easy on the Gatineau sode as all the address points are there, as for Ottawa, not so much until they decide to change their license On Jul 18, 2016 11:28 AM, "Ellefsen, Bjenk (STATCAN)" < bjenk.ellef...@canada.ca> wrote: > Dear members of the Board of Directors, > > My name is

Re: [Talk-ca] New project with OSM at Statistics Canada

2016-07-19 Thread James
Stewart that lawsuit was dropped, mostly because canada post knew they couldnt copyright a postal code and also they would have to sue every online retailer as they have to collect postal code data of their clients to be able to ship their products On Jul 18, 2016 10:11 PM, "Stewart C. Russell"

Re: [Talk-ca] Improving navigation data in several cities in Canada

2016-07-12 Thread James
I use to collect imagery for Mapillary, especially around the Ottawa area, but now I'm collecting street imagery for OpenStreetView.com, which allows you to download your photos as you still own your photos. They are releasing more stuff(like public beta, josm plugin, etc) for the SOTM in Seatle.

Re: [Talk-ca] restriction=no_right_turn_on_red causing routing problems in Toronto

2016-06-28 Thread James
What application were you using to route? On Jun 28, 2016 2:13 PM, "Nathan Wessel" wrote: > Hi all, > > I'm hoping to get some advice on what to do with a relatively uncommon > turn restriction tag currently in use in Toronto and Ottawa. > > >

Re: [Talk-ca] restriction=no_right_turn_on_red causing routing problems in Toronto

2016-06-28 Thread James
picked up on a search for the 'restriction' key? I > don't think the developers are likely to bother checking for such an > uncommon tag at this point. > > > I'm routing with OSRM <http://project-osrm.org/>, which is also used on > the homepage of openstreetmap.org. > >

Re: [Talk-ca] Route abandonnée

2016-07-05 Thread James
Au point que c'est bloqué tu put mettre barrier=yes et apres tu tag le reste du chemin par access=no 2016-07-05 10:48 GMT-04:00 Pierre Boucher : > Salut a tous, > Comment doit-on "tagger" une route ou rue abandonnée depuis un certain > temps et bloquée par de gros blocs de

Re: [Talk-ca] Sujet à discussion: relation multipolygone (natural:forest)

2016-08-08 Thread James
moi je fais toujours un trou de type "inner" c'est plus propre 2016-08-08 16:30 GMT-04:00 dega : > Merci Daniel pour tes commentaires. > Tu as écrit: > "... le concept de couche additive n'existe pas dans OSM." > > Tu as raison. J'ai utilisé des termes nouveaux sans les

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2016-08-06 Thread James
Yeah, that was when I wastracing buildings manually, Gatineau and Ottawa boundaries should maybe be combined into one project as there is duplication(overlap) due to how the task manager splits tiles into nice squares On Aug 5, 2016 11:50 PM, "Stewart C. Russell" wrote: > On

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2016-08-02 Thread James
There is a way to tag a building type Here is a list of the building types: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:building#Values On Aug 2, 2016 2:48 PM, "Ellefsen, Bjenk (STATCAN)" < bjenk.ellef...@canada.ca> wrote: > Hello everyone, > > Here is what we would invite Canadians to tell us about

Re: [Talk-ca] Route verte 8 disparue Saguenay Lac St-Jean et rive sud

2016-08-01 Thread James
Translation: Good day The contributor "silentmapping" has seemed to have destroyed the relation "Route verte 8" 15 days ago (Modification Changeset: 40809369). I have written to him to know if he has the intention of recreating it. Is it possible to revert? I'm not familiar with doing so and

Re: [Talk-ca] New project with OSM at Statistics Canada

2016-08-03 Thread James
TCAN)" < > bjenk.ellef...@canada.ca> wrote: > >> James, >> >> >> >> Thank you for this. Comparing with what is already there and the new data >> is definitely a major first step. >> >> >> >> For licensing, we are making su

Re: [Talk-ca] Mapping exit numbers and destinations in Canada

2016-08-16 Thread James
I dont see why not if we are making the map follow the standards, any misstagging should probably be corrected On Aug 16, 2016 5:21 AM, "Manohar Erikipati" <mano...@mapbox.com> wrote: > Hi everyone, > > Thank you Harald, James and Kevin for your replies. We current

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-22 Thread James
What I don't understand is even if there was the most open license possible, you are requiring to get an authorisation to use the data...So what's the point of having a legal group or dealing with licensing as if a restrictive copyrighted dataset that sues anyone who uses the data, if we have

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-22 Thread James
is this not considered the exact same as OGL-CA, which is considered compatible with ODBL? On Jan 22, 2017 12:36 PM, "Steve Singer" <st...@ssinger.info> wrote: > On Sat, 21 Jan 2017, Paul Norman wrote: > > On 1/20/2017 6:00 PM, James wrote: >> >>> Is OGL-CA not compatible w

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-23 Thread James
1. The bad reverted data will be cleaned in the import process (we know there is a few patches here and there in Ottawa), but Frammy decided to give up on the revert 2. They will be moved manually in each tile as we were doing before. They will be moved to the center of the building and merged

Re: [Talk-ca] [Imports] Fwd: [Import] Ottawa Buildings & Addresses [Statistics Canada project]

2017-01-24 Thread James
g forward to adding this data > set. > > John Marshall > > On Dec 21, 2016 09:41, "James" <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Just to give an update, Ottawa has finally approved moving the building >> outlines to the open data portal. The person responsible is

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing with Statistics Canada

2017-01-26 Thread James
I have a statement from the city that the ODBL and ODL are inline and pose no issues from the city's stand point. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Canada:Ontario:Ottawa/Import/Plan#Explicit_permission On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 10:32 AM, Stewart C. Russell <scr...@gmail.com> wrote: >

Re: [Talk-ca] [Imports] Ottawa Buildings & Addresses [Statistics Canada project]

2017-01-27 Thread James
ème de courriels de la Ville d'Ottawa. Toute distribution, utilisation ou reproduction du courriel ou des renseignements qui s'y trouvent par une personne autre que son destinataire prévu est interdite. Je vous remercie de votre collaboration. On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 2:02 PM, James <james2...@

Re: [Talk-ca] Ottawa Buildings & Addresses [Statistics Canada project]

2017-01-27 Thread James
Permission should be in the persons own words and not some quest for glory. We cannot expect to put words in peoples mouths when giving permission by stating, no sorry try again you should have said it this way or that way , oh and you have to do it under surmon in front of the Prime minister as

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-25 Thread James
The only differences I could see is with the province of quebec (OGL-QC), but they publish their data under CC-BY 4.0 so we just need to ask for their approval to mark refs on contributors page (indirect reference which CC-BY requires) I think it would be logical for other provinces(excluding

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-21 Thread James
It is, the thing they changed was federal references to municipal ones. Which is why i'm confused the license is "not compatible" On Jan 21, 2017 6:42 PM, "john whelan" wrote: > >I kept it generic, not specifying a particular dataset. That way we'll > have a final answer

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-21 Thread James
Well then that would mean we couldnt use any goverment licensed data as it would be an "interpretation" of a license and not made law in a house of commons/other law making place, which is unreasonable to expect. If lawyers are consulted to judge compatibility with the license they chose to

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-20 Thread James
Thats old. Check https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Canada:Ontario:Ottawa/Import/Plan#Permission On Jan 20, 2017 5:45 PM, "Paul Norman" wrote: > On 1/20/2017 12:40 PM, Ellefsen, Bjenk (STATCAN) wrote: > > Hello everyone, > > > > Big news, the City of Ottawa has released the

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-20 Thread James
Old link to an old wiki. Please see: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Canada:Ontario:Ottawa/Import/Plan#Permission On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:44 PM, Paul Norman wrote: > On 1/20/2017 12:40 PM, Ellefsen, Bjenk (STATCAN) wrote: > > Hello everyone, > > > > Big news, the City of

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-20 Thread James
Is OGL-CA not compatible with osm? On Jan 20, 2017 8:17 PM, "Paul Norman" <penor...@mac.com> wrote: > On 1/20/2017 3:22 PM, James wrote: > > Old link to an old wiki. Please see: > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Canada:Ontario: > Ottawa/Import/Plan#Permission

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-20 Thread James
,000 different opinions. Trying to reach an > agreement is very difficult. > > Realistically imports happen in OSM everyday. They aren't always > announced in talk-ca first. > > Cheerio John > > On 20 Jan 2017 9:01 pm, "James" <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: >

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-20 Thread James
They might be updating the website, but the license is OGL-CA based: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Canada:Ontario:Ottawa/Import/Plan#Licence On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:06 PM, Martijn van Exel wrote: > The license link is broken, is it this one? http://ottawa.ca/en/city- >

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-20 Thread James
No we are not. The data license of Ottawa is compatible with ODBL, website link is borked, that is all. On Jan 20, 2017 4:50 PM, "john whelan" wrote: > We aren't talking about removing all the bus stops in Ottawa again are we? > > I thought we'd been through the licensing

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-20 Thread James
Found license link that works here: http://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/get-know-your-city/open-data#open-data-licence-version-2-0 On Jan 20, 2017 4:55 PM, "James" <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > No we are not. The data license of Ottawa is compatible with ODBL, website > link

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing with Statistics Canada

2017-01-26 Thread James
Yet it's the same as the Vancouver one that has been approved, and had data imported On Jan 25, 2017 8:30 PM, "Stewart C. Russell" wrote: > Hi Bjenk, > > > Most participants here agree that open data initiatives exist so that > > we, the public, organizations including

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-24 Thread James
Paul your answer is not clear. what is it that the license(ODL i'm guessing?) would impose on top of ODBL? On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 8:52 PM, john whelan wrote: > So since it is the same license as the Feds which you have a letter of > interpretation saying its fine with

Re: [Talk-ca] Crowdsourcing buildings with Statistics Canada

2017-01-24 Thread James
archive: https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/legal-talk/2013-December/007685.html On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 8:58 PM, James <james2...@gmail.com> wrote: > Paul your answer is not clear. what is it that the license(ODL i'm > guessing?) would impose on top of ODBL? > > On Tue,

[Talk-ca] Tagging forest as a park?

2017-02-22 Thread James
I've noticed something going on in the map: http://osmlab.github.io/osm-deep-history/#/relation/1944638 Denis001 has added leisure=park to a Canvec forest and a Lake's name. I'm pretty sure that he ment to add it to the lake itself and not the forest relation. Just wondering what you think?

Re: [Talk-ca] Tagging forest as a park?

2017-02-22 Thread James
.fr>: > Bonjour James > > Le nom de lac devrait etre appliqué au lac et nom a ce multipolygone > décrivant les forets. Et je ne crois pas qu'il y aie un parc a cet endroit. > Le Parc des monts Valin est un peu plus loin. > > Pour référence sur les noms de lacs, voir la

Re: [Talk-ca] Tagging forest as a park?

2017-02-22 Thread James
and send them a nicely worded welcome message > with help in how to edit. I provide new users with a link to this blog on > editing for Pokemon, https://blog.openstreetmap.org/2016/12/30/ > tips-pokemon-go/ > > Clifford > > On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 1:05 PM, James <james2...@gmail

Re: [Talk-ca] destination:street

2017-01-19 Thread James
Destination tags were added by mapbox for highways in Canada and the US: https://www.mapbox.com/mapping/mapping-for-navigation/adding-exit-and-destination-signs/ On Jan 19, 2017 8:02 PM, "Martijn van Exel" wrote: > Hi all, > > The Telenav mapping team noticed quite a few

Re: [Talk-ca] OSM - Gatineau largebuilding

2016-08-23 Thread James
Would have to pass through STATS can to get it as gatineau doesn't have the building outlines available(or else I would have imported them) to the public on their data portal On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 1:15 PM, john whelan wrote: > Stats Canada are arranging to make the

Re: [Talk-ca] broken forests in eastern Canada

2016-08-25 Thread James
Yeah forests are not an easy task to handle, I've been trying to tackle this from time to time in rural areas as to no put a forest in the city, but it's a long process as you need to validate a lot of things before you can upload a small portion of land. I've tackled a few today:

Re: [Talk-ca] Qualiuty of OSM data

2016-08-31 Thread James
I've read it in the past, I do agree cavec is not 100% accurate, but in areas with absolutely nothing, it is better than a blank map: which is useless. On Aug 31, 2016 6:02 PM, "dega" wrote: Hi everybody! On 2016-08-31 Stewart C. Russell wrote: > A paper published in the

Re: [Talk-ca] What's up with those forests in Canada section

2016-08-31 Thread James
+1 a lot more detailed than what I wrote On Aug 31, 2016 10:26 PM, "Sam Dyck" <samueld...@gmail.com> wrote: > Here's my suggestion for a sort of FAQ (in wiki markup), incorporating > what James already wrote. I'm posting it here for comment because I have a > tendency t

Re: [Talk-ca] Annexation/amalgamation of towns/villages in Canada

2016-09-02 Thread James
You can use the disused tag http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:disused: If you really dont want to delete it On Sep 2, 2016 12:03 PM, "yegbin" wrote: > Hi all. > > First post from a new contributor so initially want to say I am enjoying > being a part of this OSM

Re: [Talk-ca] CanVec Reverts

2016-09-01 Thread James
>From what Rps333 told me in person he had worked many hours on that changeset and was frustrated when someone reverted before fixes could be applied. Could you revert the revert? On Sep 1, 2016 4:09 PM, "Paul Norman" wrote: > Hello, > > Multiple people have referred this

Re: [Talk-ca] CanVec Reverts

2016-09-01 Thread James
See that's where I have an issue with your revert logic, if errors are mostly corrected and say theres only 1 or 2 warnings, you want to revert the whole thing which is very bad for: 1. The community and 2. The database. Let me explain: there are many hours that go into merging down CanVec ways

Re: [Talk-ca] Canvec Reverts

2016-09-01 Thread James
I agree that forest that are way too costly in time should be removed, but they should also be replaced with something(better) not just mass removed, oh well we'll get to it later kind of thing On Sep 1, 2016 8:05 PM, "Sam Dyck" wrote: > I took a break to make supper, so

Re: [Talk-ca] CanVec Reverts

2016-09-01 Thread James
What tells you he didnt prepare batches outside the upload time(offline)? Your logic is skewed On Sep 1, 2016 8:39 AM, "Michael Reichert" wrote: > Hi Daniel, > > Am 2016-09-01 um 12:26 schrieb Begin Daniel: > > Furthermore, I hope you will not use you 100 objects per minute to

Re: [Talk-ca] broken forests in eastern Canada

2016-09-01 Thread James
I'm not sure if anyone from the DWG will do anything, but I agree he should be prevented from making changes to Canada. He thinks he knows better than the local mappers On Sep 1, 2016 8:49 AM, "john whelan" wrote: > It would appear that Michael has no appreciation of how

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