[OSM-talk] Yahoo approves of JOSM plugin

John McKerrell john at mckerrell.net
Fri Jul 13 09:39:14 BST 2007


On 13 Jul 2007, at 09:26, Joerg Ostertag (OSM Munich/Germany) wrote:

> On Friday 13 July 2007 10:10, Immanuel Scholz wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>>> 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)
>
> Do you think there is a possibility to have the YWMS plugin check  
> if the
> gps-live module is activated?

I think there's some confusion here. As far as I can tell it's only a  
problem if you're displaying map data, but we wouldn't do that  
anyway, that right Mikel?

John




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