[Openstreetmap] Which CC Licence for Data-Sets?

Schuyler Erle schuyler at nocat.net
Tue Feb 22 12:17:53 GMT 2005

* On 27-Jan-2005 at  2:32PM PST, Petter Reinholdtsen said:
> I do not know the CC licenses very well, but I fear that a requirement
> for attribution would lead to maps where the attribution list would
> fill most of the map space.  I guess this would only be a problem if
> all contributors would need to be attributed when making derived work.
> Is this a problem with CC Attribution-ShareAlike or CC-ShareAlike?

Just to address this question, if contributors agree, then (a) the
list of contributors can be added in a separate file distributed with
the data, or (b) the attribution can simply be to the project with a
link to the website. Either or both would satisfy me.


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