[Osmf-talk] Notes & Bing Imagery
hbogner at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 18:15:13 UTC 2013
We could use Orbview, but it's even older than Bing, only partial
coverage of the world, a small part, ~180 000 of 8x25km black&white
images, and lower resolution ~1m.
And we would need to process them all.
On 12/03/2013 11:29 AM, Simon Poole wrote:
> The basic issue is if we should show an imagery layer (regardless of
> source) on the main site to non-logged in users. That would imply a
> change in the OSM business model with rather large consequences that
> should not be made outside of a well discussed change in strategy. As to
> using bing or any other commercial imagery layer (MapBox etc) for
> something along such lines, it would seem to not be in the best
> interests of such companies to allow it, so I think it is rather
> unlikely that we would get permission, but as I wrote, first we would
> need to make that strategic decision.
> Am 03.12.2013 02:11, schrieb Dave Corley:
>> One of the issues I often see with notes from anon users is they place
>> their markers incorrectly. This can often be due to lack of details in
>> areas of OSM.
>> A fix for this would be to show the anon user (or anyone else for that
>> matter) the Bing imagery when they are placing the note. It would
>> allow for much more accuracy.
>> I've read through the Bing license and I'm not entirely sure if this
>> is against the license or not. I wonder has anyone from the board
>> asked Bing this question?
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