[OSM-legal-talk] License Change Status
frederik at remote.org
Tue Jul 1 20:13:01 BST 2008
On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 11:38:09AM -0400, John Wilbanks wrote:
> I'm still lurking on this list - rather than demagogue the issue, I'm
> mainly watching the comments and trying to learn from them.
I was referring to myself when I wrote about exaggerated preaching on
the pro-PD side (which any talk-legal regular probably understood).
I found your statements in this discussion to be rather matter-of-fact.
> Thus, I think that the Share Alike choice on data is a closed choice
> in disguise
I find that lots of people are advocating more "closed" approaches in
many parts of the project (e.g. forcing people to stick to certain
tagging rules or mapping techniques, forcing edits through a review
process, defining centrally which WMS backgrounds are allowable and
which aren't, etc.). Maybe the world is just not ready for truly open
Frederik Ramm ## eMail frederik at remote.org ## N49°00'09" E008°23'33"
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