[OSM-talk] [Announce] OSMF license change vote has started
steve at asklater.com
Tue Dec 8 18:54:48 GMT 2009
On Dec 8, 2009, at 11:53 AM, Anthony wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 1:43 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
> On Dec 8, 2009, at 11:26 AM, Anthony wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 1:22 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
> > On Dec 8, 2009, at 11:18 AM, Sebastian Hohmann wrote:
> > > I don't know about that legal stuff in detail, but I agree that CC0
> > > would probably be the best licence. If OSM won't go and really try to
> > > sue people, why protect the data? And why protect the data at all?
> > http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=bsd+vs+gpl&aq=f&oq=&aqi=g5
> > doesn't apply to Geodata.
> Same reason that CC-BY-SA doesn't apply to geodata. It mostly isn't protected by copyright law.
What do you think TeleAtlas and NavTeq think about that? Have they been wasting their time all these years?
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