[Osmf-talk] Contributor Agreement is Dual Licensing

Gervase Markham gerv at gerv.net
Sun Dec 13 01:11:17 UTC 2009


On 12/12/09 15:16, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> The main reason, I think, is that what you (the individual contributor)
> have is not necessarily a database (think of someone just making a few
> fixes to road names or so).

That may be true. But that doesn't require the OSMF to have special 
rights. Why not write the licence so whatever rights downstream users 
need are granted to them directly by the original submitter of the data? 
There should be no need for the involvement of a third party.

Gerv




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