[OSM-talk] SOTM07 conference recordings - licensing issues

Jason Reid osm at bowvalleytechnologies.com
Fri Jul 20 22:42:30 BST 2007

Jon Burgess wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-07-20 at 18:20 +0100, J. Oates wrote:
>> There has been some discussion on the SOTM wiki talk page
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Talk:The_State_Of_The_Map
>> about my choice of CC-BY-SA-NC licensing for the conference audio
>> recordings and whether straight CC-BY-SA would be more appropriate. 
>> I admit that I chose CC-BY-SA-NC in a little haste as I was keen to
>> get on with the actual work of cleaning and uploading the files, and
>> did not spend much time considering the pros and cons.
>> I had thought that some of the conference speakers might object to
>> CC-BY-SA and that CC-BY-SA-NC would be the safest course. I should be
>> grateful for your opinions on the issue, and in particular would like
>> to hear from speakers who would be happy for me to change the licence
>> to CC-BY-SA for their particular recording. Jon Oates 
> I'm currently converting the video tapes I recorded into a downloadable
> format. Could I extend the licensing question to those too?
> It looks like each 30 minute talks is going to be a ~500MB AVI file when
> I've finished. About 6GB in total for everything I managed to record. I
> don't know how I'm going to make them available yet. Either a download
> site somewhere or maybe a torrent. Any suggestions are welcome.
> 	Jon
Either way I can offer up a server to help distribute from or to seed if 
you decide to go the torrent route.

What codec are you using on the video? 500mb for 30 mins seems quite 
large IMO.

Jason Reid

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