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[mkgmap-dev] incorporating available data sets into osm

From 987654321 at use.startmail.com 987654321 at use.startmail.com on Thu Jul 7 20:21:45 BST 2016

Thanks Gerd.

On 7/7/2016 3:18 PM, Gerd Petermann wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> please check first the wiki regarding imports:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import
> Next try to contact the OSM community, here is a list of mailing lists:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mailing_lists
> good luck,
> Gerd
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> von 987654321 at use.startmail.com <987654321 at use.startmail.com>
> *Gesendet:* Donnerstag, 7. Juli 2016 20:08:46
> *An:* Development list for mkgmap
> *Betreff:* [mkgmap-dev] incorporating available data sets into osm
> Hi
> I am new to osm and am not sure if this is the appropriate forum in
> which to ask this question so if it is not, I would appreciate any
> direction with respect to the best place to post it.
> I am working in the Northeastern US.  Many streams are missing from
> the map.  I found a site
> http://www.nj.gov/dep/gis/nhd2002.html
> that contains a shapefile of streams in NJ.  I want to determine if
> there is a method for bulk upload of such data AND if it would be
> permitted. 
> I have attached a txt file that accompanies the shp file that says
>         " Data Distribution Agreement
>             I. Description of Data to be Provided.
>             The data provided herein are distributed subject to the
>         following conditions and restrictions:
>             For all data contained herein, NJDEP makes no
>         representations of any kind, including, but not limited to,
>         the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular
>         use, nor are any such warranties to be implied with respect to
>         the digital data layers furnished hereunder.  NJDEP assumes no
>         responsibility to maintain them in any manner or form.
>             II.Terms of Agreement
>             1. Digital data received from the NJDEP are to be used
>         solely for internal purposes in the conduct of daily affairs.
>             2. The data are provided, as is, without warranty of any
>         kind and the user is responsible for understanding the
>         accuracy limitations of all digital data layers provided
>         herein, as documented in the accompanying cross-reference
>         files (see SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION).  Any reproduction or
>         manipulation of the above data must ensure that the coordinate
>         reference system remains intact.
>          *   3. Digital data received from the NJDEP may not be
>         reproduced or redistributed for use by anyone without first
>         obtaining written permission from the NJDEP.  This clause is
>         not intended to restrict distribution of printed mapped
>         information produced from the digital data.*
>             4. Any maps, publications, reports, or other documents
>         produced as a result of this project that utilize NJDEP
>         digital data will credit the NJDEP's Geographic Information
>         System (GIS) as the source of the data with the following
>         credit/disclaimer:
>             "This (map/publication/report) was developed using New
>         Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Geographic
>         Information System digital data, but this secondary product
>         has not been verified by NJDEP and is not state-authorized."
>             5.    Users shall require any independent contractor,
>         hired to undertake work that will utilize digital data
>         obtained from the NJDEP, to agree not to use, reproduce, or
>         redistribute NJDEP GIS data for any purpose other than the
>         specified contractual work.  All copies of NJDEP GIS data
>         utilized by an independent contractor will be required to be
>         returned to the original user at the close of such contractual
>         work.
>             Users hereby agree to abide by the use and reproduction
>         conditions specified above and agree to hold any independent
>         contractor to the same terms.  By using data provided herein,
>         the user acknowledges that terms and conditions have been read
>         and that the user is bound by these criteria."
> Any thoughts or suggestions about methods and rules concerning
> incorporating  such data sets in osm would be most welcome.
> Thanks
> Bill
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