[talk-ph] Navteq/Nokia finally shows their mapping data for the Philippines

Ray rayosm1234 at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 9 22:21:14 GMT 2010


Ronny Ager-Wick - Develo Ltd. wrote:

> yes, anyone can actually sell it, but the "SA" part fo the license means:
> *Share Alike* — If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you
> may distribute the resulting work only under the same, similar or a
> compatible license.

[...]

> In our case, if someone used OSM to produce a paper map, but added lots
> of new roads, I believe this gives us the right to buy one copy and then
> trace it. Similarly if they distributed it electronically, if we legally
> got hold of a copy of their modified OSM map, we could probably import
> it to OSM? What do the legal department say about this?

I havn't spend much time on license issues, only avoiding to use 
copyrightes material myself. So can't give an real answer. You should 
ask this on the user mailing list or search the archive / wiki. Guess 
these questions have already been raised and answered.

Ray





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