[Qgis-developer] Licence of proprietary web services

Alessandro Pasotti apasotti at gmail.com
Tue May 13 09:03:10 PDT 2014

2014-05-13 17:51 GMT+02:00 Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>:

> Hi all.
> I just approved
> http://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/qgisWebConnector/
> Quite handy, but I wonder:
> * whether this could violate one of the licences of the services used
> * in case it does, what would be our responsibility.
> This applies to other plugins as well, most notably to
> http://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/TileMapScaleLevels/
> which is unpublished because of this.
> Any advice welcome.
> All the best.
> --

If is it user responsibility to enter webservices addresses and hit rate,
then I wouldn't care.

Even a simple "wget" command can be used against many TOS, IMHO it's end
user's responsibility to check TOS and use the tolls accordingly.

Alessandro Pasotti
w3:   www.itopen.it
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