[Osmf-talk] compatible licenses / ODbL

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Sat Jan 16 19:44:56 UTC 2016


> Yes, but ODbL-only data can be imported[1], so a license which might 
> not be compatible with some strictly potential future license need not 
> stop data use. I'd recommend avoiding custom licenses, but this is to 
> avoid license proliferation and other general open data reasons, not 
> anything OSM specific.
>
> I'd also recommend that you ask legal questions on the legal-talk@ 
> mailing list, as it's more of an OSM question than an OSMF question.

Continuing the off-topicness to note that [1] is a reference to 
http://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/License#Can_third-party_ODbL-licensed_data_be_imported.3F




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