[OSM-talk] Fwd: Nav4All navigation shut down by Navteq

Jaak Laineste jaak at nutiteq.com
Fri Feb 5 13:51:38 GMT 2010


> Since I was the person that called them, the point not to use open data
> was: it was partial.
> 
> Business reason; they were still talking to other mapmakers.

 For them the only business case would be probably if they would get free or
almost free data, and without any processing costs. Switching to OSM can be
too expensive for them, due to all this "non-conventional attribution
system" (immature quality of the tags).

Jaak





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