[Talk-GB] OS have switched to Open Government License today...

Peter Miller peter.miller at itoworld.com
Thu Jan 6 14:39:18 GMT 2011

The OS have today switched to the Open Government License which means that
any remaining doubts of the compatibility of OS Open data with ODBL have
been resolved as far as I can see.

Details in the email below.



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu>
Date: 6 January 2011 10:29
Subject: Re: [OSM-legal-talk] CTs and the 1 April deadline
To: "Licensing and other legal discussions." <legal-talk at openstreetmap.org>
Cc: Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>

On 04/01/11 15:49, Richard Fairhurst wrote:

> As it happens OS is planning to move to the Open Government Licence, and
> this has an explicit compatibility clause with any ODC attribution
> (It also has sane guidance on attribution, e.g. "If it is not practical to
> cite all sources and attributions in your product prominently, it is good
> practice to maintain a record or list of sources and attributions in
> file. This should be easily accessible or retrievable.")

This switch has just been announced:



Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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