[OpenLayers-Users] Google license

Kevin Galligan kgalligan at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 11:02:46 EDT 2009

I have OSM as the base layer, then geoserver is building a transparent
layer on top of that to paint data points.

I was considering having geoserver build the base layer by downloading
the OSM data, but as of today, that seems like overkill.

Also, since we're talking different base layers, I gave a demo and a
guy from Microsoft was there.  He said Virtual Earth's licence is
different than Googles and you can use their map data in a proprietary
app, or you can but only with their startup program (bizspark or
something like that).  Thoughts?

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 10:56 AM, David Fawcett<david.fawcett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Because you are using Geoserver, it may not be of much use, but there
> are several examples of 'Googley' MapServer map files that could be
> found by searching the MapServer listserv.  I don't know if there is
> an easy way to convert between a MapServer map file and a geoserver
> config file.
> David.
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 9:08 AM, Kevin Galligan<kgalligan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> How would one do this?  I'm using openstreetmaps now, and things look
>> OK, but I think people are used to how google maps looks.  Plus the
>> color scheme is a little "warmer".  OSM is very blue/gray.

Kevin Galligan

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