[Osmf-talk] Blanket copyright licence in Contributor Terms

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Sun Dec 13 09:08:34 UTC 2009

Gervase Markham wrote:
> I'm entirely in favour of switching to a licence which is a) like
> CC-BY-SA in share-alike, and b) is better suited for data. The LWG has
> made a good case that the ODbL is b), but it seems increasingly
> uncertain that it's actually a).

I don't think that's the problem with the ODbL per se. What we're 
discussing is a problem with the Contributor Terms - which are, of 
course, written by us and can therefore be readily changed if the 
community thinks it worthwhile.


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