[talk-au] Wiki + Data Sources + Licensing Categories

Elizabeth Dodd edodd at billiau.net
Fri Apr 8 12:07:48 BST 2011


On Fri, 8 Apr 2011 20:47:58 +1000
John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 8 April 2011 16:58, Ian Sergeant <inas66+osm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Despite your attempts to sidetrack this discussion from the your
> > data import to some wider OSM licencing issue, I won't be
> > sidetracked here.  
> 
> The problem is no one seems to want to answer the hard questions,
> everyone that should be dealing with these issues just seem to want to
> ignore them and hope they stopped being asked. I don't wish to seem to
> be picking on you personally, however someone needs to man up and take
> responsibility for their choices or change where OSM-F is headed if
> the positions are unsupportable with facts.

Let's summarise some very important questions

(1) What is the point at which non-ODbL data will be removed? Is it
related to number of accounts signed up? Is it related to percentage
loss of data?
(2) Why can't we go with CC-by-SA 3.0? And if not suitable, why can't
we make CC-by-SA 4.0 suitable?



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