[Osmf-talk] Share Alike images

Emilio Anzon emilio at anzon.it
Wed Dec 9 20:50:34 UTC 2009


On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 11:39:13PM +0100, Frederik Ramm wrote:

[..omissis...]

> If you care to review the early 2007 licensing discussions here
> 
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/legal-talk/2007-February/date.html
> 
> you will find that we had a small number of very outspoken share-alike 
> advocates on the lists who, coming from a strong ideological background, 
> used phrases like: "This doesn't contribute to the domain of freedom 
> that OSM wants to expand." - for many, OSM seemed to be but one puzzle 
> piece in creating a "freer" world, and they had to be reminded (by Y.T.) 
> that OSM's mission is not creating a free world, but free maps.
> 
what would be a free world without free maps ? 
_and_ only with free tools you can create free maps
_and_ clearly free maps make the world freer :)


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