[OSM-legal-talk] just found a program not attributing data

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Tue Sep 30 13:11:21 BST 2008

it's not exactly the largest ever user of OSM, being geeks with latest toys, 
but our supporters need to let the world know they are using our data

the wiki entry is not the biggest problem, as it doesn't actually contain 
I believe that this should mention the licence and have a link - I can do this 
if others here agree

but the actual downloaded data through an apt-get type package manager doesn't 
have attribution

I hope that what I've put on the bug tracker meets the approval of legal-talk
Data from OpenStreetMap.org, licenced CC-by-SA.
would be an additional line seen at the time of downloading the software.
The hardware is miniature linux devices, and putting anything longwinded is 
going to meet with resistance.

#2044: om-locations - map licensing
 Reporter:  drlizau  |          Owner:  openmoko-devel
     Type:  task     |         Status:  new           
 Priority:  normal   |      Milestone:  Om2008.9      
Component:  unknown  |        Version:                
 Severity:  normal   |       Keywords:                
Blockedby:           |   Reproducible:                
 Blocking:           |  
 The maps from OpenStreetMap used in om-locations require attribution
 according to the CC-by-SA licence.
 The wiki page indicates that the maps come from OSM. There does need to be
 indication with the downloaded maps that they are from OSM.
 May I suggest that in the package information which is read prior to
 download through assassin this information is included
 for example

 Openmoko Software 20080430-r0
 Download size 17156KB

 Map of London, for use with Locations application.
 Data from OpenStreetMap.org, licenced CC-by-SA.


Ticket URL: <https://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/2044>
docs.openmoko.org <http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/>

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