[OSM-legal-talk] SPOT image usable for OSM?
hendrikmail2002 at yahoo.de
Tue Sep 13 21:18:35 BST 2011
"Richard Fairhurst" richard at systemed.net wrote on 14/09/2011 at 00:36:52 +1100
subject "[OSM-legal-talk] SPOT image usable for OSM?" :
> ce-test, qualified testing bv - Gert Gremmen wrote:
>> However, you may not use the OSM editor Potlatch, as integrated
>> on the OSM website.
>> Listed are JOSM / Viking and Merkaartor only.
>> I do not know why
> Because Spot do not permit their images to be offered for free access on the
> web; they're available for offline use only. Makes no sense to me, but
> that's their terms and they're entitled to set them!
There is actually some WMS service for SPOT5 images of New Caledonia
hosted by the NC government accessible via JOSM.
>> Maybe because they want us to make
>> quality derived works of their data, and want to prevent the
>> data soup some starting users success to build ?
> You don't get any less offensive, do you, Gert? Sheesh.
It could be also read as compliment, that user making data soup will
stop to do so rapidly..... ;-)
Hendrik Oesterlin - email hendrikmail2002 at yahoo.de
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