[talk-au] Fwd: [OSM-talk] That license change link

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 16:21:30 BST 2010


On 9 July 2010 01:12, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:
> I understand what you mean.  I would consider it a failure only 10% of
> contributors accepted the license upgrade.  My vision of OpenStreetMap

You might see it as a failure, but those 10% are the most critical,
otherwise the project will fork because those 10% are the most
prolific, so therefore the most likely to fork if unhappy.

> I would see 10% user support, even with 90% of the data, as a rebuke
> of our efforts to upgrade the license.  And as a substantial change of
> the position of the community from all of the previous feedback.  90%
> user support with 10% of the data is a much, much more positive
> response, in my eyes, that 10% user, 90% data.

See above.




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