[OSM-talk] [Candidacy] AGM Foundation 2010 - Girona
Stefan de Konink
stefan at konink.de
Sun Jul 4 05:34:54 BST 2010
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Op 04-07-10 06:23, John Smith schreef:
> On 4 July 2010 07:22, Oliver (skobbler) <osm.oliver.kuehn at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> What would make OSM successful in your eyes?
>>> I thought one of the goals was to have OSM used more widely?
>> This is the right type of question but you need to create an even more basic
>> understanding: I haven't seen a common understanding of the definition of
>> OSM's success. Where did you find the goal of a wider use? Wider use by
> I didn't find it anywhere, but what's the point in having the best
> maps in the world if no one uses them?
> Some people in support of ODBL have stated companies are worried
> cc-by-sa is too ambiguous and so they won't use OSM data, I'm trying
> to find the page it was listed on, but there is quite a few pages
> for/against ODBL...
The point is that *no* major company actually said, 'if you switch to
ODbL then we will use it', while it is a claim companies don't use OSM
because of cc-by-sa. I don't see the problem solved, do you?
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