[OSM-legal-talk] Fwd: OSM (Open Street Map) Creative Commons Licence 2.5 (CCL) versus GeoBase Unrestricted Use Licence Agreement (GeoBase licence)

Gervase Markham gerv at gerv.net
Mon Apr 7 21:08:54 BST 2008


Robin Paulson wrote:
> have i missed something? i thought osm used "Creative Commons
> Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license" not "Creative Commons Share Alike
> 2.5 Licence"
> 
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/OpenStreetMap_License

I assume the name difference was just loose wording; all recent CC 
licences have included Attribution. It's no longer optional.

The version difference may be a significant error; I haven't looked at 
diffs.

Gerv




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