[Freegis-list] Looking for a FreeGIS maintainer for geodata
jo at frot.org
Tue Jul 19 11:29:06 CEST 2005
On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 11:33:33PM +0200, Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
> licensing for geodata is indeed a matter that needs further discussion.
> So far, most datasets are Public Domain or some BSDish license, some
> are GNU GPL. Some CC are interesting as well.
on the openstreetmap mailing list we've had a lot of discussion about
open geodata licensing in a practical context, leading to no definite
conclusion other than a loose convergence on CC-BY-SA but that too has
Giles Lane got advice from Creative Commons UK on putting together a
CC-style license as a model for the Ordnance Survey which could be
uses for nonprofit licensing of possibly slightly generalised
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