[Openstreetmap] Re: Openstreetmap Digest, Vol 6, Issue 3

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Mon Feb 7 17:14:29 GMT 2005

On 7 Feb 2005, at 17:25, Saul Albert wrote:

>>      You also need a scientifically rigorous data
>> structure that is not corruptable,only provide, I
>> believe, by commercial unix type providers such as
>> oracle.
> I might be missing something here. How is a data model in an oracle db 
> more
> scientifically provable and less corruptable than one made by lots of 
> peers
> using postgres?

Blimey - I missed that one. I think this assertion is a bit suspect too:

> Just a few thoughts on you latest post. If you are
> using commercial resources use at least two that
> verify the same feature or you face copyright
> infringment, make sure they are by different publisher
> and or owners.

That just sounds like a measure to avoid detection of the fact that 
you've stolen the data to me.

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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