[OSM-talk] [Osmf-talk] Attribution guideline status update

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Mon Sep 9 12:48:12 UTC 2019


Am 09.09.2019 um 14:16 schrieb Christoph Hormann:
> On Monday 09 September 2019, Simon Poole wrote:
>>> And what happens if one of the data sources has a hard visible
>>> attribution requirement without the OSMF 'attribution light'
>>> liberty? As you drafted things it would be perfectly all right to
>>> bury OSM attribution on the bottom of some general credits page
>>> while prominently attributing some other source because this was
>>> required while the OSMF settled for less.
>> Where does the draft say that?
> The shoe is on the other foot - where does the guideline draft say that 
> the permission to show OSM attribution only on a separate page under 
> certain conditions depends on no other data source being attributed 
> more prominently?

Why should it? There is no such requirement in the ODbL. I suspect you
are confusing CC BY-SA attribution requirements with those of the ODbL.


> None of your two formulation drafts shown here states anything in that 
> direction:
>
> /If OpenStreetMap data accounts for a minority (less than 50%) part of
> the visible map rendering, attribution with other sources on a separate
> page that is visible after user interaction is acceptable. /
>
> /If OpenStreetMap is not the largest data provider for the visible map
> rendering, attribution with other sources on a separate page that is
> visible after user interaction is acceptable./
>

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