[Talk-us] Getting ready for the license change

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 23:18:19 GMT 2012

On 13 January 2012 22:50, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 12:44:30PM -0700, Martijn van Exel wrote:
>> I do that too. There is of course a small chance of the decliner
>> changing his or her mind, so I only delete data that is tainted by a
>> decliner that I have personally been in touch with about the license
>> change and my best judgement is that his / her decision is final.
> Speaking of, has anyone talked to balrog-kun yet?  I know he was at
> one point insanely prolific and I often stumble across his data, he's
> currently a decliner.

I'm balrog-kun, if you see my data in the US you can add odbl=clean*
because I haven't used any non-ODbL sources outside of Europe.  But I
have used such sources in Europe and so (Richard Weait says..) this is
not compatible with CT 1.2.4.  This is not the main reason I have
declined CT, but in any case all of my own work is ODbL compatible and
me saying that probably has more legal value than a half-automatic
click-through.. well, unless I'm not balrog-kun, but then I couldn't
have put it on the user page.

I'm not in Oregon these days which is why no new data is appearing from me.


* provided other authors in the history also license their
contributions ODbL, which old LWG minutes say is *not* implied by CT

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