[OSM-talk] Attribution guideline status update

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Fri Aug 9 19:36:48 UTC 2019


Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> If you look at Apple Maps, and for example zoomed into some place in Denmark, there is an i-button which brings you to an overlay which has a TomTom logo and a link „and others“
> while in Denmark the data is from OpenStreetMap. IMHO this second rate attribution clearly goes against „reasonably calculated“ because it’s misleading.

I know this, but let's not confuse the matter by calling this "second 
rate attribution". It isn't. It's no attribution.

These new guidelines say that, for 480px+ screens, hiding OSM 
attribution behind a click is not acceptable. That's unambiguous all we 
need. Fussing about what other logos might be on the map is a diversion 
and is not supported by the ODbL.

Richard



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