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Wed May 13 16:04:02 BST 2009
How does the service provided by norc.ro compare with people's desires?
2009/5/13 Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 9:25 AM, John McKerrell <john at mckerrell.net> wrote:
>> On 13 May 2009, at 15:00, Rory McCann wrote:
>>> StreetView data would be awesome to have, since it would massivly
>>> increase the amount of information we could add. Footpaths, speedlimits,
>>> number of lanes, etc etc, Theses are things you can't get from aerial
>> I imagine that even if Google "made available" the StreetView imagery or
>> data through an API the license would still be relatively restrictive. Look
>> at the license for the maps released from Google Map Maker for instance
>> (non-commercial use only).
> The engineers I have spoken with said that they want to release it
> specifically so that organizations like OSM can use it. This would infer
> that the license would be open enough for OSM.
>> As such I think that it's still likely that many of us would want to
>> create our own alternative.
> Agreed. Beyond the legal issues it's still a very technically interesting
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