[Osmf-talk] my views on the ODbL

Gervase Markham gerv at gerv.net
Sat Dec 12 18:51:12 UTC 2009


On 07/12/09 06:53, Gervase Markham wrote:
> In effect, the ODbL and the Contributor Terms is a sort of
> dual-licensing. The ODbL is one licence, and "let us relicense it later
> if we want" (I summarise for simplicity) in the Contributor Terms is a
> second licence, external to the ODbL. And so we hit this dual licensing
> problem.

I still maintain that this issue is an important one. Has any member of 
the LWG addressed this issue, either on the mailing list or the wiki?
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Open_Data_License/Why_You_Should_Vote_No#OSM.27s_Contributor_Terms_are_not_compatible_with_ODbL

Gerv




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