[OSM-talk] google wms

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 10:11:41 GMT 2008


2008/12/24 Andrew Chadwick (email lists) <andrewc-email-lists at piffle.org>:
> Kenneth Gonsalves wrote:
>> apologies if this has been brought up before, but some people I have brought
>> into OSM have stumbled across this site:
>> http://www.peterdamen.com/GoogleWMS/
>> and were all set to pollute the OSM database when I stopped them. Can we not
>> convince this gentleman to cease and desist?
>
> Persuading the author to put up a big reminder at the top of the page
> saying "OSM users: please upload only to private osm-api servers" or
> somesuch might be more useful. The tool is presumably useful outside OSM!

It's a while since I read their TOS but I think this is disallowed
too, you can only print out a copy for private use but not store the
data (or derived data).  Basically similar to mp3s of known artists.

Cheers




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