[OSM-dev] Background

Stefan de Konink skinkie at xs4all.nl
Mon Mar 17 18:26:25 GMT 2008


On Mon, 17 Mar 2008, Williams Farias wrote:

> I´m a new user in OpenStreet, and i´m tracing my city in Brazil, but there
> are places where the YahooMap does not zoom well so i can trace the map. My
> question is: can Google Maps be placed in the "background" as an option? and
> Microsoft Maps too? Google Maps in Brazil cover almost every small cities
> that YahooMap doesnt. I think the more maps option, more accurancy
> OpenStreetMap will be.

Technically yes, but copyright wise no. You are not allowed to submit
derived works based on Google and Microsoft Maps.


Stefan





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