[OSM-talk] [Announce] OSMF license change vote has started
steve at asklater.com
Sun Dec 6 04:42:05 GMT 2009
Of course they said that, they only support PD-like licenses *as a
It's pretty stupid but that's their policy. It's like the RIAA have a
closed policy and the consensus is viral in OSM.
On Dec 5, 2009, at 21:36, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 8:11 PM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net
> > wrote:
> Creative Commons, of course, has practising copyright lawyers too.
> They have
> said that CC-BY-SA isn't applicable to data and we shouldn't use it.
> They also said this about the ODbL:
> "In brief, we believe that the ODbL is incompatible with the goals
> we have articulated in the Science Commons Protocol for Implementing
> Open Access Data, that it creates barriers that can impede the free
> and open exchange and reuse of data and databases, that it may
> create unintended consequences for both data providers and users,
> and that it does not well serve the essential purposes of public
> data sharing, particularly in education and science." http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/ODbL_comments_from_Creative_Commons
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