[OSM-legal-talk] [OSM-talk] OSM <3 GeoNames <=> GeoNames <3 OSM =)

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Fri Mar 5 20:16:08 GMT 2010

On Sat, 6 Mar 2010, elf Pavlik wrote:
> Hello Everyone!
> I just asked on GeoNames mailing list why they don't use OSM for their
> map functionality.
> http://groups.google.com/group/geonames/t/ec02877f850cf6c7
> A person named Marc responded that OSM share-alike license is too
> restrictive. Please check link above for his explanation.
> Could someone explain me how relation between GeoNames and OSM looks at
> this moment? According to the OSM wiki you use GeoNames for your search
> functionality. I think it would be nice if GeoNames and other services
> could use OSM for their mapping functionality.
> I think GeoNames and OSM have complementary service to each other and I
> would really like to see them in good relation =)
> Peace!
> elf Pavlik
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forwarding to legal-talk
i read the forum page, and some of their concepts are quite wrong about OSM

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