[OSM-dev] Let's put more wikipedia-tags in OSM WAS Re: Some Questions about the Collaboration of OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 16:20:02 GMT 2011


2011/2/25 Zhijie Shen <zjshen14 at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 1:16 AM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> display them as an overlay. We cannot (AFAIK) import those coordinates
>> into OSM because we believe that they were mainly created from
>> Googlemaps hence constitute a derived database [1].
> Yes, I agree the coordinates cannot be directly imported into OSM,
> otherwise, some inconsistence issues may occur.


Actually the problem is more of a legal nature. We can't import them,
because their copyright is not compatible with our community
guidelines.

cheers,
Martin



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