[OSM-legal-talk] Attribution

Tobias Knerr osm at tobias-knerr.de
Wed Apr 30 10:18:17 UTC 2014

On 28.04.2014 23:34, Kai Krueger wrote:
> I would say we can all agree on that for the majority of the community
> "giving data back when you fix things" is the spirit of the share-a-like
> license of OSM.

Even as a supporter of more liberal licensing, this is a spirit I could
pretty much get behind.

But we have to judge a license based on its actual effects, not the
original intention. What annoys me, for example, is when we require
people to publish data that we wouldn't even want if they offered it.


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