[OSM-talk] Uber most likely using OSM data
davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Thu Aug 11 14:53:53 UTC 2016
Just because it's very similar to OSM doesn't means it isn't using to
some other database. You're arguing what I believe is called a 'false
You should be comparing it with aerial imagery not Google maps.
On 11/08/2016 15:40, Mishari Muqbil wrote:
> This time I've shown several places where they trace OSM's logical
> path precisely (i.e. A complex intersection or ways converging to form
> a fork).
> On Thursday, 11 August 2016, Dave F <davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
> <mailto:davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com>> wrote:
> As has been pointed out, Uber's routing not following the
> inaccuracy within Google doesn't prove they're using OSM.
> Dave F.
> On 11/08/2016 13:44, Mishari Muqbil wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I've made some more quick comparisons here:
>> Counterintuitively, the ones with circle in green are the
>> original with google maps background, in red is super imposed on
>> OSM, you can see that it fits like a glove.
>> Best regards
>>> July 27, 2016 at 12:18
>>> I wrote a blog post
>>> <https://www.mishari.net/2016/07/uber-using-osm-data/> comparing
>>> Uber's rendering of a sample route displayed in it's app with
>>> Google Maps and OSM Mapnik, it seems Uber is using OSM data for
>>> this function without any visible attribution to OSM.
>>> Best regards
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> Best regards
> Mishari Muqbil
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