[OSM-legal-talk] Wiki Mapia Mass Upload

Anthony ok at theendput.com
Sun Sep 15 13:01:23 UTC 2013


> many parks, commercial areas, and graveyards seem to have 100% identical
geometries to OSM

Pre-fork or post-fork? That's one key question.


On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 8:44 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On 15.09.2013 13:25, Simon Poole wrote:
> > a) some proof of this actually happening
> > b) a pointer to who is doing it (if confirmed)
>
> I don't understand enough of Wikimapia to actually determine which
> account has uploaded what when, but a cursory glance at the link (OSM
> can be activated as a base map in tha layer switcher) seems to indicate
> that buildings look similar to OSM but not the same (my guess - both
> imported from same source?) while many parks, commercial areas, and
> graveyards seem to have 100% identical geometries to OSM.
>
> Bye
> Frederik
>
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