[OSM-talk] New OSM GeoData License Status

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 13:22:54 GMT 2010

On 10 February 2010 23:17, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> But now, the OSMF should speed-up the transition ! We are many contributors
> that are reluctant to modify or improve existing data because of the threat
> that many old or minor contributions will disappear - not because people
> will reject the new license but more because they will not reply to the Odbl
> change request (especially those who didn't edit anything since month or
> years, e.g. the coastlines).

If the reason for changing licenses is because cc-by isn't applicable
for geodata doesn't that mean that essentially the current data can
just be converted to ODBL without needing "written" permission to
change it?

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