[OSM-talk] [Osmf-talk] Attribution guideline status update

Christoph Hormann osm at imagico.de
Sun Sep 8 20:23:53 UTC 2019


On Sunday 08 September 2019, Simon Poole wrote:
>
> But in any case the guideline refers to theĀ  "visible map rendering".
> At least in conventional use of the term, aerial imagery is not a
> map, but if you so which we could surely add a definition for "map"
> that makes it clear that we are referring to the rendering of map
> vector data and similar and not image-like layers.

I think i have made my point that your concept of quantifying data 
fractions is based on a very fragile understanding of the granularity 
of the data involved - not a good basis for any kind of universal 
rules.

Yes, you can try patching the holes in this concept by re-defining what 
a map is but at the end of the day to define a relative fraction of OSM 
data use as a quantitative cutoff for an 'attribution light' is just a 
bad idea IMO.

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Christoph Hormann
http://www.imagico.de/



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