[OSM-talk] Why doesn't OSM ?
edodd at billiau.net
Sun Dec 27 09:26:07 GMT 2009
On Sat, 26 Dec 2009, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> 1. What do we want to protect?
> 2. Whom do we need to protect us against?
> 3. What resources (and what other means to get to 1.) does that guy have?
> Sometimes, for a balanced reaction, you might also want to add:
> 4. How realistic is the threat *currently*, and if the threat is not
> currently realistic, then how much damage would be done if one just
> waits until the threat becomes real?
I've had nearly 24 hours to ponder this while on a journey home.
These arguments are very familiar, they were on another OSM list as well as
this one earlier this month.
However, if my memory has not gone bad with Christmas festivities, the same
people arguments - except in reverse - when discussing the proposed licence
So there is a threat to the data, which some of us don't believe, and there
isn't a threat to users passwords and details, which some do believe.
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