[Openstreetmap] Best way to licence data - CC or MIT/X11?

Schuyler Erle schuyler at nocat.net
Mon Feb 21 19:48:34 GMT 2005


* On 21-Feb-2005 at 10:22AM PST, Nick Whitelegg said:
> How does openstreetmap intend to licence its data? For my Freemap project, I 
> was originally intending to licence the data (e.g. in XML form) using the 
> Creative Commons licences but someone on the uk.comp.os.linux newsgroup 
> pointed out that it would make the data incompatible with the GPL, and thus 
> it would be impossible to include the data with a GPL application which made 
> use of it.

How so?

SDE




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