[OSM-talk] [Osmf-talk] ODbL text

James james2432 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 11:30:24 UTC 2018


why not host it on the osmf website?

On Sun, Apr 8, 2018, 5:46 AM Simon Poole, <simon at poole.ch> wrote:

> Currently I'm pointing to
> http://web.archive.org/web/20180317184051/https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/
> however as the opendatacommons.org links are all over the place that
> isn't really a solution. OKI seems to be aware of the issue, but that is
> about all what we know (they seem to be intending to move the site to a
> static website, but there doesn't seem to be a time line or anything
> available that would indicate if that will happen soon or in a decade).
>
> I'm sure waving some $ bills in the direction of OKI/Viderum would get it
> fixed pronto, but it is obviously an undesirable situation that we are
> depending on a third party that doesn't seem to be interested to provide a
> stable link to our licence terms.
>
> Simon
>
> Am 04.04.2018 um 11:27 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
>
>
>
> 2018-04-04 10:23 GMT+02:00 Javier Sánchez Portero <javiersanp at gmail.com>:
>
>> Hello
>>
>> My name is Javier Sánchez, from Spain.
>>
>> The link to the ODbL 1.0 License [1] is not available since January. This
>> is an annoyance if trying to ask for explicit permission to any data
>> source. Is there any alternative reference? Should not be fine that OSMF
>> provide a copy of the text in their site while opendatacommons.org is
>> down?
>>
>> [1] https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/1.0/
>>
>> Regards, Javier
>>
>
>
>
> I agree we should host our own copy of the license.
>
> If you need the license text urgently, you can find it here in the
> Internet Archive (not a general solution obviously):
>
> https://web.archive.org/web/20180316015654/https://opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/1.0/
>
> This is a snapshot from yesterday, so somehow they got through, but I
> confirm I didn't ge the page either, Error 522.
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
>
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