[Osmf-talk] New license change proposal status

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Sat Dec 5 14:15:39 UTC 2009


2009/12/5 Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>:
> There is one particular difficulty in jurisdictions like the US and
> Australia, where ODbL needs to be enforced via contract rather than
> copyright. Users are often asked to assent to contracts via
> "click-wrap"...<snip>

Minor addition...

LWG also envisions adding an additional item into the OSM XML header
section. (eg planet.osm)

something like:
<license>ODbL 1.0 http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/1.0/</license>

/ Grant




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