[OSM-legal-talk] Checking if I understand correctly...
balrogg at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 02:37:56 BST 2010
On 4 October 2010 11:15, David Groom <reviews at pacific-rim.net> wrote:
>> This is only slowly dawning on me. If this is correct, then we can no
>> longer do imports of CC-BY-SA data, unless the original provider
>> expressly gives open-ended relicensing permission: that is, simply
>> licensing it as CC-BY-SA and ODbL is not enough, we would need an
>> explicit statement that the content may be used under the new OSM
>> Contributor Terms.
> where a number of the issues have been raised.
> The particular issues I believe you have concerns with have also been
> discussed extensively on this list. You wont be surprised if I say that not
> everyone agrees with you interpretation.
There are many controversies, but I think the CC-By-SA incompatibility
is not one of them. To answer Steve's question: yes, neither CC-By-SA
nor ODbL nor CC-By-SA and ODbL dual-license are compatible with the
current contributor terms.
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