[Loadstone] Geo Names

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Apr 3 01:26:15 BST 2008


This is a good thing, we can use that data. This means that points converted 
from there should have 0 set in the priority field so they're not 
restricted.

On Wed, 2 Apr 2008, Geetha Shamanna wrote:

> 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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