[Imports] Nepal VDC's boundaries import

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Sun May 17 19:43:08 UTC 2015


On Sunday 17 May 2015, Blake Girardot wrote:
>
> PS: Paul, here is the comment from the CC senior counsel saying there
> is no reason CC-BY is not compatible with ODbL in her opinion:
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/legal-talk/2013-January/007
>413.html

The assessment given under that link has nothing to do with imports, it 
refers to 'compatibility' in the sense that you can license rights in 
adaptations you make to a work under one license with another license. 
But it also explicitly mentioned that the resulting work is still 
subject to the first license:

"an adaptation is always subject to two copyrights. When those 
copyrights are licensed on different terms, it can be difficult for
those using the adaptation to sort out their obligations. In this 
context, someone using the ODbL-licensed adaptation would have to 
comply with both the ODbL and CC BY (to the extent they make a use of 
the adaptation that implicates both copyrights)."

So please do not try to sell this as a carte blanche for relicensing 
CC-BY work under ODbL.

-- 
Christoph Hormann
http://www.imagico.de/



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