[OSM-legal-talk] Custom Data Formats? Data Filtering?
shogunz0r at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 14:47:07 GMT 2008
If people want to reverse engineer it... that's fine:P I'm not sure
it's worth the effort as the files won't have anything extra in them.
They're just wasting time and effort that they could be putting
towards making OSM better. There won't be anything in the files that
isn't from the planet and diff files:P
On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 3:46 PM, Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> El Lunes, 8 de Diciembre de 2008, Rob Myers escribió:
>> > 2. Do I need to make this data available in any other way other than
>> > on the DVD that we distribute with the software?
>> No, you don't need to. But bear in mind that under BY-SA the users of
>> your version of the data will be free to copy it for use outside of
>> the application or to give a copy of it to their friends for free.
> Well, I tend to think about things from the perspective of the upcoming ODbL
> license (see
> http://foundation.openstreetmap.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/open_database_licence_2008-04-10_draft.pdf ).
> My understanding of article 4.6 means that it's OK to *either*:
> - Put all the stuff in the DVD.
> - Say how to make a file compatible with your system based on OSM data (i.e.
> provide instructions and scripts in the DVD or your company's webpage).
> With the first option, people will ventually reverse-engineer the format and
> upload custom versions somewhere. With the second option, people will
> eventually upload custom versions somewhere, quicker.
> I guess it'll be fine either way.
> (IANAL, TINLA, etc)
> Iván Sánchez Ortega
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