[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] Yahoo!

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Wed Dec 13 12:52:22 GMT 2006


>Steve pushed out the Yahoo imagery in the applet on Monday .. it's live 
:)


>Yahoo is monitoring our requests for new imagery from this page
>http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Yahoo%21_Aerial_Imagery#Not_Covered


>No guarantees, but a possible influence.


>For use of the imagery in other editors, Yahoo is hesistant to approve 
this _unless_
>the imagery is accessed through their AJAX or Flash APIs.
>Is it a possibility, for example, for a JOSM plugin to run a web browser 
instance
>behind the editing layer?

I'm not sure whether it would offer any advantages over the applet, but 
one solution would be to use an OpenLayers base layer showing the Yahoo! 
imagery with the new OpenLayers Vector layer on top for editing.

Nick



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