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

Serge Wroclawski emacsen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 20:18:58 UTC 2014

On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 2:44 PM, moltonel 3x Combo <moltonel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15/03/2014, Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de> wrote:
>> On 14.03.2014 23:21, moltonel 3x Combo wrote:
>>> There's one fairly obvious to me : the share-alike requirement is
>>> necessary to enforce the attribution requirement (otherwise any user
>>> could just change the license to one that doesn't require
>>> attribution).
>> It would not be legal for them to get rid of the attribution like that.
>> Attribution requirements can exist without share-alike, see e.g. CC-BY.

Section 4 of CC-BY.


Since this discussion isn't about CC-BY, there's no point in
discussing it further, though.

- Serge

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