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hi, I don't really know if it is a problem, but I want to load a static map from and transform it with PHP to a 3d object. The map should show the location of the user, detemined by the ip address. Because of the distortion, I cannot be sure, that the copyright notice is readable for the user.

May it be enough to render the map a little bit bigger that the copyright notice is definitely cut, but readd a copyright notice on the edge of my 3d map? As this is a pure image, I cannot link to osm or mapquest, so I want to display the link to osm on the contributors page, that is linked on every other page. Is this enough? Do I have to include the mapquest logo too? And if so, may I transform it to a nicer 3d version that fits the image?

asked 21 Jun '13, 08:48

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closed 25 Jun '13, 14:23

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The question has been closed for the following reason "Question is off-topic or not relevant" by cartinus 25 Jun '13, 14:23

You need to add attribution for OSM. What is required from the MapQuest side, you need to ask MQ.

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answered 24 Jun '13, 22:15

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meta: you've mis-clicked on "close" - fixed.

(24 Jun '13, 22:23) aseerel4c26 ♦

MQ attribution is clearly outside of the scope of this site.

(24 Jun '13, 22:38) SimonPoole ♦

and you mis-clicked again. We want people to use and be happy with OSM, right? So, please, think again.

(24 Jun '13, 22:41) aseerel4c26 ♦

Note that you will not get legally binding advice here; please read the licenses yourself.

If linking is not possible then following the advice for printed works should be okay (since the problem is similar).

For mapquest tiles/rendering please look at their license/copyright requirements (I could not find the relevant page).

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answered 24 Jun '13, 22:31

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@SimonPoole: this is an answer (like yours is, by the way) - not a comment, thanks for not again converting to a comment.

(24 Jun '13, 22:45) aseerel4c26 ♦

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