[talk-au] Tragedy of the commons...

Andrew Laughton laughton.andrew at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 17:01:00 BST 2011


> No.  It's much closer to a Wikipedia transition from GNU FDL to
> CC-By-SA.  OpenStreetMap is moving to a license that is much better
> suited to data, while maintaining the Share Alike and Attribution
> aspects.
Is this a deliberate troll, or just clueless ?





On 24 April 2011 20:48, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 8:27 AM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 24 April 2011 22:18, Alex (Maxious) Sadleir <maxious at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> As was said on talk, it seems pretty absurd to be moving an open
>>> mapping project in 2011 such that it is shutting out Ordinance Survey
>>> and NearMap when all they ask for is attribution.
>>
>> It's a GPL v BSD type issue, some people want share a like, others
>> think a BSD/PD style license is the way to go,
>
> No.  It's much closer to a Wikipedia transition from GNU FDL to
> CC-By-SA.  OpenStreetMap is moving to a license that is much better
> suited to data, while maintaining the Share Alike and Attribution
> aspects.
>
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