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[[Maps]] and extensions built on top of it have support for multiple mapping services (see [[display map]]). Some of them have restricted licences, others are completely open source. You can take out mapping services you don't need by removing their inclusion from your settings file. Once you have done this, you can delete their complete directory (which should look like <code>Maps/MappingServiceName/</code>) without any problems.
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[[Maps]] and extensions built on top of it have support for multiple mapping services (see [[display map]]). Some of them have restricted licences, others are completely open source. You can take out mapping services you don't need by removing their inclusion from your settings file. Once you have done this, you can delete their complete directory (which should look like <code>Maps/includes/services/MappingServiceName/</code>) without any problems.
  
 
== Supported services ==
 
== Supported services ==

Revision as of 20:35, November 23, 2010

Maps and extensions built on top of it have support for multiple mapping services (see display map). Some of them have restricted licences, others are completely open source. You can take out mapping services you don't need by removing their inclusion from your settings file. Once you have done this, you can delete their complete directory (which should look like Maps/includes/services/MappingServiceName/) without any problems.

Supported services

Mapping service Parameter value Aliases Description Licence Last change in version
Google Maps googlemaps googlemaps
google
A web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, free for non-commercial uses. https://code.google.com/apis/maps/terms.html 1.0
Google Maps v2 googlemaps2 A web mapping service application and technology provided by Google, free for non-commercial uses. https://code.google.com/apis/maps/terms.html 1.0
OpenLayers openlayers layers
openlayer
OpenLayers is an open source (provided under a modified BSD license) JavaScript library for displaying map data in web browsers. http://svn.openlayers.org/trunk/openlayers/license.txt 1.0
OpenStreetMap osm openstreetmap OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. OpenLayers is used to display the data. http://www.openstreetmap.org/copyright 0.7
Yahoo! Maps yahoomaps yahoomap
yahoo
ymap
ymaps
Yahoo! Maps is a free on-line mapping portal provided by Yahoo!. http://info.yahoo.com/legal/us/yahoo/api/api-2140.html 1.0

See also