[talk-au] Going separate ways

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 23:05:10 BST 2011

On 11 July 2011 07:54, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> Indeed, I was concentrating on the big guys. Albania isn't a big guy. Not
> sure what your point is about imports but neither GB nor Germany have
> particularly significant numbers of imports - the only major import we've
> ever had in Britain is a few counties' worth of bus-stops!

It was my understanding people were importing OS data into GB?

> No matter what point I might make, you're going to read the From: line, see
> that "it's from one of the ODbL guys", and argue against it. And yes, I'm
> sure some of us are guilty of that too.

This is one of the points most people have continued to miss time and
time again no matter how often I've said it, it's the methods being
employed to try and get people to change is what I hate the most,
lying by omission is very common, people aren't being given all the
pertinent facts on the matter to make an actual judgment.

I've spoken to one person since they've agreed and gave some of the
cons and they were upset that they weren't informed better about the
situation, they felt some what cheated how they were corralled into
accepting, others have made similar comments in the last few days
about their own experiences.

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