[OSM-legal-talk] Best license for future tiles?
rob at robmyers.org
Thu Nov 18 13:45:22 GMT 2010
On 11/18/2010 01:32 PM, Ed Avis wrote:
> Rob Myers<rob at ...> writes:
>>>>> It's allowed to make proprietary, all-rights-reserved
>>>>> map renderings, but if you want to produce a truly CC-licensed or public
>>>>> domain one you can't. (This refers to the no-tracing restrictions; an
>>>>> attribution requirement is more reasonable.)
>> If someone tries to launder or teleport ODbL data using produced works,
>> they should and will fail.
> Do you mean to say that the earlier statement is true - that it's not possible
> to produce truly public domain, unrestricted map tiles or printed maps from
> the ODbL data?
The question was about CC and public domain. I only answered the CC part
and I should have made that clear, sorry.
I don't know about PD. Ask odc-discuss. You could certainly produce BSD
or CC-BY maps.
> Or do you just mean that trying to trace from such maps would be a futile
> exercise, although not actually prohibited by law?
Jordan's explanations in these threads may be useful:
Please, please, please ask about PD on odc-discuss.
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