[talk-ph] Using Non-copyright Images to Map

Jim Morgan jim at datalude.com
Wed Dec 3 09:25:07 GMT 2008

Maybe someone had better tell Wikipedia as well then ... ;-) 

I'll hold off for now then, but I was more interested in the technique as much as anything. I'd played around with it, but never got around to downloading my own WMS server, which seems like a bit too much hassle in fact. 


maning sambale wrote, On Wednesday, December 03, 2008 04:14 PM:
>> The original source
>> is http://zh.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Image:Discovery_bay.svg&variant=zh-hk
> Which then points to:
> Source: Drawn using Inkscape mainly according to Centamap.
> http://www.centamap.com/gc/home.aspx
> that says:
> "(c) Survey and Mapping Office Lands Department Copyright reserved -
> reproduction by permission only "
>> I'm also a little concerned as to the source of the original data used to
>> make the map... If it was traced off google for example, does that put OSM
>> at risk?
> Probably yes.

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