[OSM-dev] open MapQuest tiles: unclear on what's allowed

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Tue Aug 23 00:11:59 BST 2011


On 22/08/11 23:24, Michael Katz wrote:

> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/MapQuest
>
> I am not clear if I am allowed to scrape and cache tiles using URLs of
> the form
>
> <http://otile1.mqcdn.com/tiles/1.0.0/osm/8/126/87.png>
> http://otile1.mqcdn.com/tiles/1.0.0/osm/8/126/87.png
>
> Am I allowed to scrape (and cache, and serve) as many of those as I want
> as long as I don't request more than 4,000 per second (and as long as I
> give proper attribution to MapQuest)?

I imagine if you want an answer to that question you should ask MapQuest 
rather than the OpenStreeMap project... The details all appear to be on 
the page you quoted.

Tom

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