[OSM-legal-talk] What should be considered legal?
opstmaac.rhn at porcupinefactory.org
Wed Oct 28 07:53:50 GMT 2009
Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> Thanks. The reason I asked that was that I frequently forget where the GPS trace was taken - was it a road or a track, which village or whatever else. This usually happens in areas where OSM map is pitch white :) Yahoo maps aren't very helpful there either.
> well, you can still upload the traces as they are always usefull (also
> more than one on the same place), especially in white areas, but
> without further information (road name, road class, physical state,
> reference number, restrictions etc.) you should tag them as
> highway=road if you decide to do it (and if it wasn't cross country).
> Btw: I guess you ment yahoo aerial imagery, as we have no right at all
> to trace yahoo maps or take information from it.
I do tag them as highway=road or I try to strain my memory (and the map accuracy), because I don't like leaving roads like that.
My bad, I meant Yahoo imagery + Landsat.
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