[OSM-talk] License to kill
peter.miller at itoworld.com
Wed Mar 4 16:37:12 GMT 2009
On 4 Mar 2009, at 16:12, Gervase Markham wrote:
> Incidentally, we're not all code weenies with no clue about licensing.
> I've been point of contact at the Mozilla project (which is of not
> insignificant size and complexity) for licensing issues for about five
> years now, although recently we got our own in-house lawyer (who, by
> way, is brilliant. I can ask him and see if he can help out, if you
Personally, yes, I (Peter) would like to you do that! I am sure Steve
may also find it useful but I don't think this is something that needs
I also think it will be reassuring and healthy to get a range of legal
opinion on the license from different perspectives. I think we should
be getting a TV company (ITV? BBC?) to check it for their purposes, a
publisher for their purposes etc etc but I don't believe any of that
is happening so we need to take offers when we get them.
As you may be aware we (at ITO) are doing a review which should be
available to the community by the end of the week.
If you are getting a formal review done, then I suggest you let Jordan
know what you are doing and when your review will be ready so he can
optimise his plan around the incoming suggestions.
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