[OSM-talk] Yahoo WMS server?

Chris Browet cbro at semperpax.com
Sun Dec 7 09:21:53 GMT 2008

> > > Yahoos license seem to allow this
> > Tell me more?
> I've been told that the yahoo license permits derivative works which also
> is the reason why potlatch and josm are making use of this. Wouldn't a
> server distrubuting slightly converted/scales/cropped images not also
> provide just derivative work?

Well, derivative work means you can create things like roads, poi ON TOP of
their tiles.
It doesn't allow to rip their tiles, "converted/scales/cropped" them and
re-serve the modified ones.

see Yahho Mapsterms of use:


- Chris -
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