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

Florian Lohoff f at zz.de
Fri Aug 12 10:46:25 BST 2011

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 09:50:40AM +0200, Simon Poole wrote:
> Olaf
> What you are suggesting would have amounted to allowing every single
> pre-CT mapper
> a veto on the license change process. With something around 300'000
> pre-CT mappers,
> this is obviously not just not practical, it is simply absurd.
> Nobody likes losing data and
> mappers, but it is unavoidable in a process involving so many people
> with so divergent
> views on the subject at hand.

Up to now the pre-CT mappers have not even asked if a license change
should happen at all, and WHICH license be switched to.

The OSMF has decided that it would be best to switch and the best
would be ODBL.

There has been no Mapper/Contributer participation up to now ...

Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
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