[Loadstone] Geo Names

Cearbhall O Meadhra cearbhall.omeadhra at idd.ie
Thu Apr 3 00:02:14 BST 2008

Dear Shawn,

The Geonames site is available under a creative commons licence. I have
copied the summary of it here:

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-----Original Message-----
From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
[mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn Kirkpatrick
Sent: 02 April 2008 00:51
To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
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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