[Osmf-talk] Share Alike images

Oliver White sotm at blibbleblobble.co.uk
Sun Dec 6 23:21:32 UTC 2009


2009/12/6 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>:
>> Since how the map is rendered and presented is so important,
>> especially for data quality, I don't want random companies controlling
>> the representation of my Openstreetmap data.
>
> Your argument does not make sense. If you claim that Joe Mapper cannot
> render maps himself, and is dependent on others doing it for him, then
> Joe Mapper is "controlled" by "random companies" (and random
> individuals) today. Anyone who cannot make his own maps has to take what
> others make for him - now, and under ODbL.

I assume it is meant: currently he's guaranteed to be able to
copy/modify those map images produced by others, whereas under ODBL
he's not guaranteed to be able to copy/modify those map images
produced by others.




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