[OSM-legal-talk] [talk] New site about the license change
richard at systemeD.net
Tue Nov 16 10:45:52 GMT 2010
[follow-ups to legal-talk, where this thread really should have started]
Kevin Peat wrote:
> Personally I don't care if the current license is weak as most
> organisations will respect its spirit and if a few don't who cares,
> it doesn't devalue our efforts one cent. I can't see how changing
> to an unproven license can possibly be worth fragmenting the
There'll be some fragmentation whatever happens. I've no doubt that,
as you suggest, some people will leave if OSM moves to ODbL.
Conversely, if OSM resolved to stick with CC-BY-SA then I'd leave as
would several others. There is no "let's just carry on as at present"
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