[OSM-legal-talk] mention the original creator
rob at robmyers.org
Sat Sep 20 21:32:34 BST 2008
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Frederik Ramm wrote:
> I would nevertheless like to change the wording to:
> "you can do what you like with the data, so long as you mention the
> original *source*"
> which, IMHO, reflects the existing ambiguity better. ("creator" is wrong
> in any case, as a strict reading of CC-BY-SA would require mentioning
> every contributor, not only the initial creator.)
> Can I make this edit without starting an edit war?
It's a very sensible change and would make life a lot easier.
But I don't think it fits BY-SA 2.0 and the OSM contributor agreement.
I would recommend concentrating on the "appropriate to the medium"
- - Rob.
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