[OSM-legal-talk] ODbL RC and share-alike licensing of Produced Works

Henk Hoff osm at toffehoff.nl
Wed Jun 10 08:07:49 BST 2009


Matt Amos schreef:
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 8:10 AM, 80n<80n80n at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 11:46 PM, Henk Hoff <osm at toffehoff.nl> wrote:
>>     
>>> So if you have a Produced Work based on:
>>> - the database: no need for reverse engineering since the database is
>>> freely available
>>>       
>> The database is not freely available.  It is only available under OdbL.
>>     
>
> i think Henk meant "openly available".
>   
I did.
>   
>> The incentive to reverse engineer a produced work would be to create map
>> data that isn't constrained by the OdbL.  This modification would allow that
>> to happen.  This is unsatisfactory.
>>     
>
> 406!
>
> i don't think this modification would allow that to happen. i think
> the point Henk was trying to make is that the desire to
> reverse-engineer might be reduced by the availability of an ODbL
> derived database for every public produced work.
>
> people will still try to remove the ODbL from the data for $REASON,
> but (in my opinion) the license can stand without the
> reverse-engineering clause.
>
>   
+1
> cheers,
>
> matt
>
>   

Henk




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