[talk-ph] Are real estate development maps fair game?

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 12:46:26 GMT 2011

Speaking of real estate developers, it seems that DMCI Homes created
an official OSM account today:


On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 10:49 AM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> On the first premise that the developers gave explicit permission,
> then that's definitely OK.
> I don't have any strong opinion for or against copying names from
> these *not third-party* sources.  However, in many cases real estate
> plans maybe just plans. The streets may not exist at all or currently
> under development.  Therefore, we should continue to  exercise
> caution.
> I agree that real estate devs use our map for promotion but hopefully
> not this kind of advert:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/maning/diary/7777
> (I believe murlwe removed them already)
> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But I *personally* consider real estate materials coming from the real
>> estate developers themselves as fair game and I think that way simply
>> because these maps are *not third-party* materials.
> --
> cheers,
> maning
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