[OSM-talk] Two experimental map services

Jochen Topf jochen at remote.org
Mon Aug 6 16:53:14 BST 2007


On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 05:22:53PM +0200, Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> El Monday 06 August 2007 15:28:01 Jochen Topf escribió:
> > http://geo.topf.org/tileproxy/index.html overlays OSM maps over Google
> > satellite and arial images. I wrote a little proxy which will take the
> > usual Mapnik tiles and make them transparent on the fly. No caching is
> > done so it might be slow.
> 
> Both experiments do look really well, cheers!!
> 
> Now, question:
> 
> OSM has a deal with Yahoo to use the imaginery - should it be 
> legal/good/nice/desirable to overimpose the Y! imaginery with the OSM data 
> (instead of OSM over Google)??

Technically that wouldn't be a problem, but I looked at the Yahoo terms
of use and they are so ridiculously restrictive (especially when compared
to the Google maps terms of use) that I didn't want them on my web pages.

Jochen
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