[OSM-legal-talk] Adopt a PD-Mapper ....... was Re: Refusing CT but declaring contributions as PD
deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 11:03:22 BST 2011
On 1 September 2011 19:59, Jonathan Harley <jon at spiffymap.net> wrote:
> If it was more suitable it wouldn't be CC BY-SA, would it? In which case,
> why work with the copyright-focussed Creative Commons rather than Open Data
That's because the underlying assumption is that it's data, rather
than content. So why isn't wikipedia using Open Data Commons, after
all they store a bunch of stuff in a database, surely then it must be
a database full of facts issue as well.
> It might seem like a knee jerk until you realise that the process has been
> going on for well over three years, and counting. Slowest knee jerk EVER!
The implication something, anything, must be done is the knee jerk,
the implementation is just fall out.
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