[OSM-talk] POI by coordinates

Ryszard Mikke Ryszard at Korwin-Mikke.pl
Thu Oct 16 13:53:38 BST 2008

2008/10/16 Lennard <ldp at xs4all.nl>:
> Tom Hughes wrote:
>>>> the situation is: I've got a POI in the area where I'm only in summer.
>>>> I've marked in somewhere in Google Maps and now I want to mark it in OSM.
> [snip]
>> ...but bear in mind that importing data which has been derived from
>> Google Maps is not allowed anyway!
> Even when someone has been there, verified the POI, and used Google Maps
> only as a fancy kind of notepad, in lieu of jotting down the coordinates
> on a piece of paper ?
> Of course, I understand, if he has placed the POI in Google Maps by
> checking their map and positioning the node from memory, this would not
> be usable for OSM.

Ummm... Why is that so? Does that mean that I can't use WikiMapia
for it as well? Cause that is what I've actually done...

Of course I can wait till summer or get coordinates from paper map...


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