[OSM-legal-talk] [OSM-talk] Survey: How to pay the OSM bill

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 10:24:20 BST 2007


On 7/12/07, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> Robert (Jamie) Munro wrote:
>
> > Yes, sorry, I was getting a bit confused. I was thinking OSM had a CC
> > non-commercial license. I still think people might like to pay to use
> > the data under another license. E.g. to use printed maps in a book
> > without worrying about Share Aliking the rest of the book.
>
> That would _probably_ qualify as a Collective rather than a Derived
> work. But I do agree with your general point. The OSM licence as writ
> means there are plenty of circumstances in which it's more attractive
> for people to give their money to the Ordnance Survey than to OSM.
>
> (Suggest follow-ups on that point to legal-talk, or alternatively, to
> 2pm on Saturday afternoon. ;) )

Indeed.  We are looking for a string share-alike advocate to take part
in the panel debate.  Perhaps conference delegates could nominate
someone to fight the share alike cause?

>
> cheers
> Richard
>
>
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