[Imports] new data available for albania

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 14:36:57 UTC 2010


On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Mike Dupont <jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Grant Slater
> <openstreetmap at firefishy.com> wrote:
> > On 28 October 2010 14:59, Mike  Dupont <jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> I don't have an agenda, but I am a believer in share-alike.
> >>
> >
> > ODbL _is_ a data share-alike license.
> > See point 2 of requirements:
> > http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/summary/
>
> It is not a SA license as I understand it, it is a contract.
>
> My points about this new contract are these :
>
> 1. who is going to host my data in the future? archive.org does not
> support any strange contracts, it supports PD and cc. Why should I be
> forced to use PD? I am not putting all this effort into collecting
> this data to give it away, sorry. I would like to have changes shared
> back, that is pretty simple, no?
>
> 2. how can I explain a new license to someone if I don't understand it
> myself? How can I convince people to use something I don't understand?
>
> 3. why is the new license incompatible, and what will happen to future
> data under the cc?
>
> and finally, the point that really bothers me is this : why do I feel
> that people are using pressure to change this license?
>
> I dont like the way this is being done and I don't think that it makes
> sense. I would love to understand it all much better and to be
> convinced that it its the right thing to do, but at this point this
> new license is totally alien to me. I have the feeling that we will be
> in a bad position after this relicensing, especially  if you break
> compatibility with all know licenses.
>
>
Hello.

Please take this licensing discussion off the imports list.

When the topic of conversation becomes imports-related again please feel
free to bring it back to this list.

Thanks,
Ian
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/imports/attachments/20101028/14b7a70d/attachment.html>


More information about the Imports mailing list