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Its problem with the Query string, need to send the query with properly encoded String
The features shown on a map presumably depend on its purpose, and the decisions of the designers, so you should expect differences. For example, a map that shows general features should have few or no labels. One that focuses on street navigation should presumably have many labels (one for each "major" street, noting that different maps may define a "major" ...
Each webmapping provider has a different cartographic logic. It depends : Quality of data (location of poi) Quantity of data Cartographic rules(typography zoom color) And technology resources See the comparison http://blog.soton.ac.uk/comp6051-pioneers/2013/03/14/comparison-of-the-current-web-maps/
In short: openlayer run something like a web browser in the background with the images, and force the position in the web browser to match the one in the gis software (sometimes it doesnt do pretty well). Thats why you can use bing or google images in QGIS.
QGIS don't use directly the layers of Bing Maps or Google Maps or Apple (forbidden, licensing issue) but use OpenLayers via Python (with the OpenLayer Plugin). This plugin allows you to add a number of image services (allowed) to your map canvas. You can use them for your work, but if you want to publish the map, you will be bound by the terms of the ...
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