[OSM-legal-talk] Would The ODbL and BY-SA Clash In A Database Extracted From a BY-SA Produced Work?
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Fri Sep 3 03:05:04 BST 2010
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
> So when you extract the data, you have not extracted
> anything that is covered by BY-SA. Any database you create as a result is
> therefore not covered by BY-SA, so the ODbL applies without clashing. And
> the user knows this because of the ODbL advertisement attached to the BY-SA
Why does the ODbL apply? Maybe in a state with database rights laws,
but in a state without database rights laws, if the data isn't covered
by BY-SA (and therefore copyright law), it wouldn't be covered by ODbL
Which will be interesting when someone releases the entire database as
an SVG file.
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