[OSM-dev] Something wrong with the renderer?
igor.brejc at gmail.com
Thu May 5 18:05:53 BST 2011
On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 6:33 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2011/5/5 Grant Slater <openstreetmap at firefishy.com>:
> What about changing the tile urls frequently? This could be automated
> and synchronized with the start page and would stop those apps quite
> fast (at least until they start making the urls in their app dynamic
> and synchronize as well).
That would punish everyone, even those apps that adhere to the policy. I see
no reason to prevent access to an app which just mimics the browser and
shows a limited map area, uses throttling and caches those tiles for more
than a week.
Besides, this would not really help OSM spread its word. I'm sure there are
better ways of dealing with offenders.
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