[Osmf-talk] wiki pages

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Sun Dec 6 00:23:16 UTC 2009


Valerio Capello wrote:
> Now, please forgive me if I'm being naif, but since OSM is planning to
> move to ODbL because CC-by-sa is unenforceable, which basically means
> current OSM data can be used by anyone without restrictions, why can't
> CC-by-sa licensed data simply be copied by OSM itself and relicensed?

Oh, in some jurisdictions it could. But it'd be a big breach of trust 
with the community. OSMF is doing the right thing by asking everyone, 
even if it might regret its honesty sometimes. :)

cheers
Richard




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