[OSM-legal-talk] Future license upgrades, the heart of the matter

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Tue Jan 27 20:00:55 GMT 2009

Frederik Ramm wrote:

> * WHAT changes can be made to the license once it is accepted;
> * WHO can make these changes (whom do we trust to make them); and
> * HOW will such changes become vetted by the community, if at all.
> These are the decisions that can absolutely not be postponed until after 
> the license is accepted; while everything else can.

Yes I agree with this. It keeps the process open for the future and
takes some of the immediate pressure off.

Do you have any models in mind? CC and the FSF have been through a
couple of rounds of licence revision over the years and the most recent
ones are easy to review.

- Rob.

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