[OSM-legal-talk] Produced Work

Jukka Rahkonen jukka.rahkonen at mmmtike.fi
Thu May 7 10:40:39 BST 2009


Frederik Ramm <frederik at ...> writes:

> 
> Hi,
> 
> Jukka Rahkonen wrote:
> > Thus it would be allowed to to take
> > less than 100 features or area of less than 1000 inhabitants
> > and make PD, Share
> > alike or commercial derivatives from that without any restrictions.
> > Is my
> > interpretation right?
> 
> There's the problem of the reverse-engineering clause that makes it 
> impossible for you to release the non-substantial extract as pure PD or 
> even Share-Alike because the user must be told that they cannot 
> recombine large amounts of such extracts.

Then there is place only for a marginal ReallyFreeVillageMap service that
renders maps in some image format from places with less than 1000 inhabitants
and just for viewing and not for reverse-engineering.  Does not sound very
dangerous.


-Jukka-





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