[OSM-legal-talk] ODbL and publishing source data

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 22:27:25 GMT 2011


2011/11/29 Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org>:
> A PNG doesn't fit this description as its intent is to encode a single
> complete image and the pixels are not independent. Likewise PNG and SVG.
> Place them in a systematic or methodical collection and you have a
> database of images. But this is separate from their contents.
>
> If I place a travel photo of mine into a PNG and then print it out, I
> have not gained a database right.


IMHO there is a difference between a travel photo and a map rendering.
This is a jpeg:
http://www.tnooz.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ITA-QR-code-1.jpg

cheers,
Martin



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