[OSM-legal-talk] [DRAFT] Contributor Terms 1.2
eda at waniasset.com
Wed Nov 17 11:09:51 GMT 2010
Rob Myers <rob at ...> writes:
>>>The only restriction currently allowed in the CTs is attribution.
>>That is not specified by the CTs, even in the proposed version 1.2. They say
>>that 'OSMF agrees to attribute you or the copyright owner', but they do not
>>promise that any future licence chosen will have an attribution requirement.
>I mean that the restriction is a (pre)condition for OSM(F) accepting the
>You are right that there is no promise to maintain attribution, but
>should attribution be removed the condition on which the data was
>accepted would be broken and so the data couldn't be used.
Uh... but that 'condition on which the data was accepted' isn't specified
anywhere in the contributor terms. If it really is a condition that OSMF will
only distribute the data under an attribution-required licence, then the terms
need to say so.
Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>
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