[OSM-legal-talk] Contact Info For Tom Hughes Regarding Public Domain Mailing List
osm at sspaeth.de
Wed Oct 22 13:35:32 BST 2008
On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 01:26:20PM +0100, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> bvh wrote:
> > If garmin closes their devices for non-garmin signed datasets (ala
> > TomTom) then you could very well end up paying for the privilege to use
> > your own data.
> Sure, but that's an utterly different issue - that's an issue about
> whether or not Garmin allows third-party maps to be installed on their
> devices. I can't upload OSM to my microwave, either.
In the same vain I can chose to not buy microwaves that prevent me from cooking spcific food. If garmin closes their devices to only allow propriatary stuff buy from a competitor. Heck, little eee PCs are more flexible and in the same price range as some of those devices.
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