[OSM-talk] Using maps produced from OSM data

Colin Mackay colin.mackay at gmail.com
Sat Mar 18 22:14:46 GMT 2006


Okay - I'll use the data to produce a map. The new website should be up and
running in the next week or two. I'll let you all know when the map is up.

Regards,
Colin.


On 18/03/06, Etienne Cherdlu <openstreetmap-L at gj0.net> wrote:
>
> IANAL but I'm pretty sure in this case that the derivative work is the
> image file, not the content of your web-site.
>
> Let us know when you've done it - we'd love to see examples of OSM put to
> real use.
>
> Etienne
>
>  On 3/18/06, Colin Mackay <colin.mackay at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >  I'm just wondering about using the maps using OSM data. I'm also the
> > webmaster of my local Toastmasters <http://www.toastmasters.org/>group (Capital
> > Communicators <http://www.capcom.freeuk.com/> ) and I'm about to embark
> > on a redesign of the website. My plan it to include a map to our meeting
> > place (I've almost finished "surveying" that area of Edinburgh) but I'm
> > concerned that the *Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0* means I
> > have to turn the whole website over to that license (the licence says "you
> > may distribute the resulting work only under a licence identical to this
> > one.").
> >
> > I read some discusson (or maybe a brief mention) on moving the OSM data
> > license to CC-BY ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/)
> > somewhere, but I can't seem to find that at the moment. If it is up for
> > discussion then I'm in favour because I think the ShareAlike aspect is
> > restrictive - Companies won't use the data because they mostly won't want to
> > share it (the derivative work may include trade secrets) and academics, who
> > are most likely to share the results of their derivation, would still share
> > the results.
> >
> > Regards,
> >  Colin.
> >
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