[OSM-legal-talk] viral attribution and ODbL

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason avarab at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 20:51:42 BST 2010

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 19:43, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> I am not bothered about individual contributions because everyone who
> contributes *knows* what OSM is like and that he cannot expect to get
> personal attribution. If someone however has released something under
> CC-BY-SA without knowing OSM, they have reason to expect that wherever
> their work is used, they are given credit, and OSM doesn't do that.

Whether someone "knows" OSM or not doesn't change how their
contributions should be treated. Both works (in your example) were
submitted under the same terms and should be treated exactly the same.

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