[OSM-talk] Fwd: Nav4All navigation shut down by Navteq

Emilie Laffray emilie.laffray at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 15:52:06 GMT 2010


On 3 February 2010 15:32, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

>
> > Whether the map use is to make money or not , if these ventures aren't
> > taking the data because it's unusable then OSM has to be considered to
> > be failing. Again, disillusioning.
>
> I think the single most important reason why some ventures don't, and
> will not, use OSM data is not the quality but the license. ODbL or no ODbL.
>

+1
Indeed, for many companies, the only good data is free (as in beer) data,
that you don't need to attribute, and that you don't need to contribute
back. Anything short of that is too much.

Emilie Laffray
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