In case you wanted to bake us a cake ….

Ian Sanchez has proposed a new geo data “test for freeness” in the spirit of the Debian project’s tests for free software.

A set of geodata, or a map, is libre only if somebody can give you a cake with that map on top, as a present. – Ian Sanchez

I mention this because the Flickr Shapefiles can be used unencumbered as a cake decoration. And we like cake. We like photos of cake as well. But we prefer cake.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , by Kay Kremerskothen. Bookmark the permalink.

About Kay Kremerskothen

Kay is a Community Manager for Flickr and passionate about extraordinary photography. As an editor on Flickr Blog he loves to showcase the beauty and diversity of Flickr in his posts. When he's not blogging or making Flickr more awesome (in front of and behind the scenes), you can find him taking pictures with his beloved Nikon and iPhone, listening to Hans Zimmer's music or playing board games. | On Flickr you can find him at