[OSM-legal-talk] I want my access back

80n 80n80n at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 11:54:15 BST 2011


On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 8:15 AM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
>
> On 08/10/11 08:38, Stephan Knauss wrote:
>
>> You're wrong with this. At least in the country I'm most active the
>> transition to ODbL ready data is making huge progress. And it's not
>> "someone else's" benefit, but a benefit for the whole community.
>>
>
> I, too, am positively surprised by the speed and diligence with which
> mappers all over the place are working towards getting ready for the big
> switch.


What are you looking at that provides this information?  Or is it just
anecdotal?


Most had held back initially to give people a chance to reconsider, but now
> things are really moving, and with a very positive attitude at that - it's
> not "grumble grumble grumble why do we have to do this" but "we're doing our
> part to put OSM on a solid legal footing, cleaning up behind those whom we
> couldn't persuade".
>
> For this, it is obviously very important *not* to allow any further
> CC-BY-SA contributions as those would give people a sense of fighting
> against windmills.
>
> Everyone is working to bring the amount of non-relicensable contributions
> down to zero; adding more non-relicensable contributions would not only pull
> the rope in the other direction, it would also ruin the spirits of everyone
> working to fix things.
>

Agreed.  fosm.org is the place for CC-BY-SA contributions.
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