[OSM-legal-talk] Post-Changeover Attribution

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Tue Mar 6 20:35:39 GMT 2012


On 06/03/12 20:30, Mike Linksvayer wrote:
> 
>> I also recommend using the *word* "copyright" rather than (c), as it is
>> my understanding that the English word has international legal weight
>> but the copyright symbol or its ASCII equivalent doesn't.
> 
> That's the oddest thing I've read today. Really?

Para 7 here, I may have been wrong about the copyright symbol:

https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.html

Grepping Berne for the word "English" doesn't immediately show anything
germane to this however.

>> For offline works, CC recommend this text (sorry for the url):
>>
>> https://creativecommons.org/choose/non-web-popup?q_1=2&q_1=1&field_commercial=y&field_derivatives=sa&field_jurisdiction=&field_format=&field_worktitle=&field_attribute_to_name=&field_attribute_to_url=&field_sourceurl=&field_morepermissionsurl=&lang=en_GB&n_questions=3
> 
> Nobody has ever sent a request for a copy of a license via post,
> AFAIK. :)

Oh I'm disappointed now. :-)

- Rob.



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