[talk-au] [sharedmapau] Re: Mass revert now??

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Tue Jan 10 12:20:50 GMT 2012


Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> That's the point. I'm not surprised, I'm not offended. I believe the
> disgruntled have made their point, and I definitely supported them
> while the debate was active. Now that it's over, and a done deal, I
> think it would be much better for them to now (begrudingly,
> reluctantly, ...) tick the damn box and move on.

As I said before, it's just not that simple.

> But to put in thousands of hours of
> work to create free map data that can be used by anyone, and then to
> finish up having contributed nothing strikes me as a spectacularly
> selfish act of self-immolation.

Is it selfish of Google or Nearmap to not allow use of their data under
the ODbL and CTs?
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