[OSM-legal-talk] By-SA attribution to... who?

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Mon Jun 19 19:46:36 BST 2006


On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 07:43:29PM +0100, Oliver White wrote:
> On Monday 19 June 2006 19:23, Christopher Schmidt wrote:
> > Attribution. You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the
> >   author or licensor.
> 
> Is there _any_ relationship between the human-readable summary and the actual 
> license?

Good question.

Reading the legal license, I see:

You must keep intact all copyright notices for the Work and give the
Original Author credit reasonable to the medium or means You are
utilizing by conveying the name (or pseudonym if applicable) of the
Original Author if supplied; the title of the Work if supplied; to the
extent reasonably practicable, the Uniform Resource Identifier, if any,
that Licensor specifies to be associated with the Work, unless such URI
does not refer to the copyright notice or licensing information for the
Work;

I'm not sure what that means, but it sure seems differen than the human
readable version to me.

-- 
Christopher Schmidt
Web Developer




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