[OSM-talk] OpenStreetMap Isn't All That Open, Let's Change That and Drop Share-Alike

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Fri Mar 14 12:05:50 UTC 2014

Am 14.03.2014 12:43, schrieb osm at k3v.eu:
> On the flip side of this, if share alike is so great where are the
> examples of organisations contributing back to OSM because of it?
> Mostly I think organisations contribute because it is in their interest
> to do so (a better map makes their product better) not because the
> license says they have to.

Clarification: share alike does not require that you "contribute back"
to OSM.

What typically happens is that the companies in question send their
users to OSM to make improvements directly in OSM, which is a clear
win-win for both parties,


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