[OSM-talk] caching of landsat/yahoo images

D Tucny d at tucny.com
Wed Dec 17 14:39:57 GMT 2008


2008/12/17 Roman Neumüller <email at katpatuka.org>

> The JOSM plugin lakewalker has the IMHO very nice feature to cache the
> landsat
> tiles it uses for walking a lake into its own folders. I just wonder if
> that
> feature couldn't get extended to generally cache landsat images into a
> folder !?
>
> If you live in a region were there is no Hires-data available at all you
> *solely*
> have potlatch's flash/yahoo data or josm's landsat data to rely on. But
> you have
> to download the image data over-and-over again whenever you are in the
> same region.
>
> And: the same idea might apply for potlatch's flash/yahoo image data!
> Wouldn't it be nice to have already downloaded images cached ?!?
>

I seem to recall there was an issue with caching the yahoo tiles relating to
something along the lines of having them saved to disk is not in accordance
with the permission to use the imagery... or something... Landsat should be
cachable though I guess...

d
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