[Loadstone] Geo Names

Geetha Shamanna geetha at millernorbert.de
Wed Apr 2 17:38:15 BST 2008


Hi Shawn,

The geonames site has the following licensing information:
The GeoNames geographical database is available for download free of charge 
under a creative commons attribution license.

Geetha
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 5:20 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Geo Names


> What are the licensing terms for data from geonames? People have been
> talking about this site on the list a lot lately and it would be really 
> nice
> if the data that people are importing could be shared with others. That's
> kind of the whole point of the point share exchange, that way everyone can
> benefit from the data.
>
> On Wed, 2 Apr 2008, Logan McMullen wrote:
>
>> Hi there,
>>
>> I'm interested in any help people can provide in regard to Geonames.org.
>>
>> I'm hopeful that I can pull POI's off that site related to New Zealand
>> but have no idea at first glance where to start.
>>
>> Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
>>
>> Logan.
>>
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