[OSM-legal-talk] Starting Repository For Public Domain OSM Data
josephg at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 15:42:56 BST 2008
Re: choosing a license: You took the words right out of my mouth :)
I was considering using the contributor name (which is on every tag
already right?) to work out the license.. but its probably nicer your
On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 2:25 AM, Sunburned Surveyor
<sunburned.surveyor at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have no problem avoiding the moral rights quagmire. I think
> simplicity is one of the reasons to move to PD in the first place.
> I don't think it would be a problem to use the wikipedia public domain
> license now, and then consider a future move to something like the CC
> I would strongly recommend we do one thing that OSM hasn't done. That
> is require a tag for each feature that indicates the license the
> feature was released under. I know it's all PD, but this would allow
> us to "sort" and catagorize the data in the event of future legal
> interpretations or developments. I'd rather have a simple license tag
> then get to a point down the road where a large portion of the data
> has a cloud over its use because of some legal decision.
> The Sunburned Surveyor
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 2:55 AM, Gustav Foseid <gustavf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 11:23 AM, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
>>> The Wikipedia version is the best current PD Dedication but I really
>>> would recommend waiting on CC Zero.
>> CC Zero explicitly mentions database rights, which I think is a good thing,
>> but I would be ahppy with the Wikipedia dedication as well.
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