[talk-au] ODBL yet again, but from a pragmatic approach...

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 09:06:10 BST 2010


On 29 July 2010 17:58, 80n <80n80n at gmail.com> wrote:
> If a new user, who has agreed to the contributor terms, makes a contribution
> that this derived from work that is *only* licensed under CC-BY-SA do they
> have the right to allow that contribution to be licensed under ODbL.  I
> don't think they do.

Nearmap's current terms just says a share alike license like cc-by-sa,
ODBL *should* be ok, but there was questions about clarification on
this sent by Nearmap to the legal list earlier, that isn't the major
hurdle however.

> All existing new users need to be very careful about modifying existing CC
> only licensed work, which includes almost everything that is already in OSM,
> don't they?

These sorts of questions are probably better to be sent to the legal-talk list.



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