Re: Bug#400070: RFP: gaia -- Google Earth client
On Sun, Nov 26, 2006 at 01:23:12AM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Bill Allombert]
> > Someone should grab gaia-0.1.0.tar.bz2 from Google cache and then
> > claim that Google distributed the software under the GNU GPL.
> Hehe. Doubt that will have any effect, though. :)
Worked against SCO.
> It will not address the problem for the most interesting material,
> though, as the google map data isn't GPL, and can not be claimed to be
> GPL. And a google earth clone is rather useless without permission to
> fetch data from google.
Which is given implicitly if Google distribute gaia itself.
And being useless is not the same as being illegal.
> I recommend earth3d and the NASA worldwind spinoffs if you want free
> map data. :)
I do not want free data, but a free client. Beside Google earth data
are not property of Google. But anyway, thanks for the pointers!
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