[OSM-legal-talk] Using description from wikipedia text

Michal Palenik michal.palenik at freemap.sk
Sat Oct 18 22:15:54 UTC 2014


I believe that in this specific case, the wikipedia article should have
proper sources on the borders (which should be public domain). 


michal
On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 04:15:50PM +0200, Tom Gregorovic wrote:
> Dear all,
> I just want to ask here, if it is legal and does not violate the OSM
> license to map
> mountain ranges according to text description of its borders from
> wikipedia articles (e.g.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zelengora#Topography). I would combine it
> with contours/relief map of OpenCycleMap and mentioned rivers and peaks
> from OSM to approximately estimate area of the mountain range.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Tom Gregorovic
> 
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