[OSM-talk] Wikipedia POI import?
russ at cloudmade.com
Tue May 5 20:36:06 BST 2009
On May 5, 2009, at 3:11 PM, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> Adam Schreiber wrote:
>> We don't know where the wikipedia users sourced their cooridinates
> Oh yes we do: Google Maps.
> There is absolutely no way that Wikipedia-derived co-ordinates are
> for mass import into OSM.
In fact, we don't know this. And since Google didn't create those lat/
lon pairs, the Wikipedia editor did, Google had no participation in
the act of creation, and thus no copyright claim.
You guys have some really weird ideas about copyright.
Russ Nelson - http://community.cloudmade.com/blog - http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:RussNelson
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