[OSM-dev] Background

Williams Farias will.farias at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 18:33:21 GMT 2008

Hi Stefan ,

Humm... undestand, but i can make them in Google Earth , export the paths
and import into OpenStreet, right? i have some cities traced in my Google
Earth, ;)


2008/3/17, Stefan de Konink <skinkie at xs4all.nl>:
> 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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