[Fedora-legal-list] Are Yahoo Weather's terms of use okay for a Fedora package?

Tom Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon May 16 13:23:43 UTC 2011

On 05/16/2011 07:15 AM, Timur Kristóf wrote:
> Hi,
> We are working on a Gnome shell extension that will be able to display 
> weather information.
> We are thinking of two possible sources for weather information:
> - libgweather
> - yahoo
> The reason why we're considering yahoo is because it seems to support a 
> more wide variety of locations than libgweather.
> The question is, are Yahoo Weather's terms of use appropriate for this 
> if we want to include it as a package in Fedora?
> It can be found here: http://developer.yahoo.com/weather/#terms

I would have to say no, because of how their Terms of Use are worded.
There is a heavily implied loss of permission to access in a commercial


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