[OSM-legal-talk] definitions of "free" and "open"

Francis Davey fjmd1a at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 08:04:48 BST 2011


2011/4/11 Krysha Krysha <krysha at rambler.ru>:
> Hello!
>
> Why in the Contributor Terms does not contain definitions of "free" and
> "open".  Different organizations may have different understanding of these
> terms. For example, there is a Microsoft Open License ... The absence of
> these definitions stops me from taking those Contributor Terms.

I think the idea is that it will be up to contributors to decide
whether a licence is "free" and "open" rather than leaving it to
lawyers to do so.

-- 
Francis Davey



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