[OSM-legal-talk] ODbL: Defining Substantial in OSM's Context

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Tue May 5 10:52:57 BST 2009


Lauri Hahne wrote:
> I think the problem here is that our own definition of substantial is
> by no means binding. The definition of substantial in ODbL comes
> pretty straight from EU's database directive and the definition is
> ultimately up to courts to decide.
>   

I should have been clearer.
This is supplementary advice and final definition would still be up to 
the License, EU database directive and a court decision.

As suggested in #osm irc channel, this is more a community norm.

/ Grant




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