[OSM-talk] [OSM-legal-talk] Yahoo and OSM

Robert T Wyatt robert.wyatt at mail.utexas.edu
Wed Mar 28 17:50:21 BST 2007


Jochen Topf wrote:
> If Yahoo is creating complicated rules what can be done and what can't,
> and we are not even able to write them down or understand them, I'd say
> that is against this spirit. And we should say: Thanks, but no thanks!

Another perspective: OSM asked Yahoo to supply the imagery. They did
but placed restrictions on it.

Many users appreciate being able to use it.

Some users know that it could be used better if it weren't for the
restrictions.

Do we throw out the baby with the bath water?

I don't think so.





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