[OSM-talk] Yahoo approves of JOSM plugin

Mikel Maron mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 13 08:47:32 BST 2007


> > No, we can use the GPX traces immediately.
> > 
> > The issue was that the Yahoo ToU states that their API can not be
> > used with GPS readings less than 6 hours old .. this is due to
> > conditions with their data providers, which are in place to protect
> > certain business interests. They want to prevent the API from being
> > used for in car navigation. As OSM is neither using the API in this
> > manner, nor even using the street data, Yahoo has clarified that we
> > are ok in our use.
>
> Does that mean people may not use YWMS and JOSM together in a car while
> navigating?

Does this setup use the Yahoo Maps API street data layers, connected in some way to a GPS, for in car navigation?








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