[Openstreetmap] London locations
chebuctonian at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 21:56:35 BST 2005
What's this about placeopedia? The source code is free, the data is
syndicated and free. PoP was built explicitly for sharing, and what
they are doing is not against the Google TOS.
On 10/9/05, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
> * @ 09/10/05 07:56:32 PM erjohan at gmail.com wrote:
> > 2005/10/4, SteveC <steve at asklater.com>:
> > > * @ 04/10/05 11:39:37 AM mike.ryan at redmar.com wrote:
> > > > Surely the placeopedia info is derived from google maps and therefore
> > > > unusuable?
> > >
> > > Yeah, good point
> > How can points you pickout from a map be derived work? They are just
> > references to a map the is copyrighted, but that map uses a well known
> > system for referencing points.
> As you don't believe me, I can only say speak to a copyright lawyer.
> That's what I did.
> > I don't buy it.. Placeopedia should be free.
> I agree, but 'should be' is a long was from 'is'.
> have fun,
> SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/
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