[OSM-legal-talk] CC-BY-SA and derivate works
alexrk2 at yahoo.de
Tue Jun 8 14:05:06 BST 2010
Phil Monger schrieb am 08.06.2010 11:39:
> Having said that, simply printing OSM as a royalty free version of an A-Z
> map is not very creative. Try to come up with a custom rendering that does
> something your customers want.
This was just an example to state, that it's not about simply rendering tiles
with some custom (or A-Z) style and print it on paper, but rather to make a
handmade map from scratch.
I'm not a "professional" cartographer, but I made some maps for Wikipedia (also
maps from OSM data) therefore learned pretty fast, that making a comprehensible,
functional map is far more than just rendering dots and lines with some sort of
algorithm. There are things like cartographic generalization, interpretation,
selection etc that mostly takes human creativity.
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