[Osmf-talk] compatible licenses / ODbL

Ilya Zverev ilya at zverev.info
Sat Jan 16 22:11:37 UTC 2016

Isn't that article misleading? ODbL isn't compatible with CT (because of 
, and OSM doesn't do attribution properly. The only license inherently 
compatible with CT is PD, or you would have the provider of the data 
agree to CT.

(see pp. 2 and 3, 
http://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/License/Contributor_Terms )


16.01.2016 22:44, Paul Norman пишет:
>> 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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