[OSM-legal-talk] Feedback requested ... OSM Poland data

LM_1 flukas.robot+osm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 22:36:44 GMT 2012


Why not make this rule general (outside Poland) "any data published
under free and open licence (whatever it is) can be verified by OSM
data".
This brings no risk, that anyony "big and evil" (whatever that is)
will use it to overrun OSM...
LM_1

2012/3/9 Ian Sergeant <inas66+osm at gmail.com>:
> Indeed.
>
> My point is we can discuss it here on legal-talk, and get the opinions of a
> handful of people are hung up on the legals and the licence change already.
>   Or we can put it to the vote, and I'm confident in the wider community
> that we'd get the support of the 75% required to permit Polish OSM data to
> be used for verification only, and as long as the resulting data is released
> under a free and open licence.
>
> It is hard for me to imagine an average active mapper who has mapped their
> local streets, and a POI here and there, would rather see Poland wiped from
> OSM rather than give another organisation which is also distributing under a
> free and open licence the use of our data just to verify their own.
> Especially when it is probably permitted under our licence anyway, we'd just
> be confirming that it is okay to avoid doubt.
>
> Ian.
>
>
> On 10 March 2012 07:36, Rob Myers <rob at robmyers.org> wrote:
>>
>> On 09/03/12 10:59, Ian Sergeant wrote:
>> >
>> > I can't see who would have a problem with this.
>>
>> Hi. ;-)
>>
>> - Rob.
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