[OSM-legal-talk] Attribution

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Wed Apr 30 17:37:52 UTC 2014


On 30/04/14 03:18 AM, Tobias Knerr wrote:
> 
> 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.

The users of the data may want it. The license exists to benefit them,
not (just) OSM.

If the actual effects worked against this then yes there would be a problem.

- Rob.




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