[OSM-legal-talk] Copyright Assignment
80n80n at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 19:24:47 GMT 2010
On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 4:43 PM, Matt Amos <zerebubuth at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 10:04 AM, 80n <80n80n at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The purpose of the share-alike principle is to enable derived work to be
> > back into the main body.
> that's your opinion. my opinion is that the purpose of share alike is
> to allow data to be remixed, mashed-up or otherwise modified as long
> as it's available under the original license. feeding back is a side
> effect which many projects (e.g: FSF) do perfectly well without.
Any share-however-you-like license has the properties you describe. We're
talking about share-alike here.
It may suit you, as a consumer of OSM data, to not give a damn about
contributing back to the project, but that's not what OSM is about.
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