[OSM-dev] Background

Andy Robinson (blackadder) blackadderajr at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 17 18:38:27 GMT 2008


Williams Farias wrote:
>Sent: 17 March 2008 6:33 PM
>To: dev at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] Background
>
>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, ;)
>

No you must not do this. You would be deriving data from Google Earth which
is not permitted and we certainly don't want to see it in the OpenStreetMap
database.

Cheers

Andy

>thanks
>
>
>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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