[Osmf-talk] my views on the ODbL

Jeroen Carelse jeroen at carelse.com
Sat Dec 5 13:29:04 UTC 2009


A second question is then, could an organization copy now the existing data under the current license agreement and later release it under their own (or odbl) license?

Yes, I can dive in the legal mumbo jumbo but there seem to be smart people on this list so why not use available resources.
On Dec 5, 2009, at 14:51 , Cartinus wrote:

> On Saturday 05 December 2009 13:33:37 Jeroen Carelse wrote:
>> Thanks for the clear answer 80n.
>> One concern less.
>> So the biggest threat is not data loss (white areas on a map) but rather
>> "old areas"  which remain visible but cannot be touched?
>> 
>> Hope this is a clear question, I doubt it but please give it a try
> 
> As I read the current implementation plan, this old data will sit somewhere in 
> a planet dump on a server and won't be used for anything unless someone forks 
> the project.
> 
> For the main api and the standard tiles on the website only the relicensed 
> data will be available, thus the map will have more white spots just after 
> the relicensing.
> 
> 
> -- 
> m.v.g.,
> Cartinus
> 
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