[OSM-talk] Yahoo approves of JOSM plugin

Mikel Maron mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 13 09:14:35 BST 2007


>>> 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?
>
> Hm, yes. I guess so. People could download Yahoo images via the API
> while plotting tracklogs via livegps plugin and use this to navigate,
> e.g. make sure they don't drive streets twice.
>
> So YWMS should state which plugins are not legal to use together with
> it? (means: everything that imports gps-data "in live" while driving)

YWMS only accesses aerial imagery, I believe. So there shouldn't be a need for any special conditions.







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