[OSM-legal-talk] viral attribution and ODbL
rob at robmyers.org
Mon Apr 19 20:26:31 BST 2010
On 19/04/10 20:19, TimSC wrote:
> This issue also applies to OS opendata, as it requires attribution.
OS data is CC-BY compatible. They state this explicitly.
BY is BY-SA compatible.
OSM is currently BY-SA. Allegedly. ;-)
> work afoot to get OS to agree to compatibility with ODbL? (Probably in
> the LWG?)
That's a very good question.
It depends on the form of the OS data - if they're giving out maps,
which can be copyrighted, then BY is appropriate IMO.
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