[OSM-legal-talk] hands on commercial applications
crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Fri Jun 20 00:37:17 BST 2008
On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 01:28:42AM +0200, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> >> For example, imagine you would allow your users to save the flightpath in a
> >> file and later generate a film sequence that re-plays the in-flight view,
> >> and save that as a movie file. That movie file would contain pictures of
> >> aeronautical data and OSM data
> > You're wrong. The file would be a collective work
> You're saying that a movie file containing bits of OSM data and bits of
> other data, in a way that they cannot be separated from each other,
> might still be a collective work?
> According to that logic I could produce a printed map that is based on
> an OSM map and has proprietary data printed into it and still claim this
> to be a collective work... actually I wouldn't object to this being the
> case but until now I believed that project consensus was this would
> clearly make a derivative, not collective work.
This has always been my understanding as well.
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