Licensing Working Group
Tuesday 20th March 2012
19:00 - 20:30 GMT
Agenda & Minutes
Present: Simon Poole, Henk Hoff, Richard Weait, Michael Collinson, Grant Slater, Steve Coast (left 20:45), Dermot McNally
Minutes by: Michael
1. Adoption of Minutes of last meetings
The LWG last met March 13th for a long-form meeting.
2. MATTERS ARISING (open action items from previous meetings)
3. Finalise today's agenda
Henk Hoff reports:
Just received an e-mail from AND that we may also publish their donated Dutch, Indian and Chinese data under the ODbL (and only ODbL).
LWG accepts the three conditions above and asks Henk Hoff to send an send an official confirmation.
5. Contact and re-map
Lost mappers project (if anything):
6. Technical Rebuild
Dry runs start this Saturday. Schedule is doable but tight with little room for error.
Poland object-granularity inclusion/exclusion for ODbL
Yes, we think we can support from a software perspective. Dermot to follow up.
Test cases that require input
1. The need to do sub-changeset (that is, OSM-ID-level) discrimination for Polish data. This relates to the fact that not all UMP contributors are granting rights to retain under ODbL.
The LWG takes the position that good faith is assumed both by continuing and non-continuing mappers unless there is specific evidence to the contrary. For this case, if odbl=clean is present then it should be assumed that an continuing mapper has checked both location and all tags in good faith. If it is not present, we suggest that a deleted/recreated tag should be considered clean provided that they are done in a different change-set.
7. Hall of Shame
LWG notes that Apple Inc. have published maps based on OpenStreetMap without proper attribution and has been discussed at board level. LWG to approach our legal counsel.
We favour the clean break for practical reasons and to ensure that data consumers cannot overlook the licence change.
Tuesday Mar 27th 18:00 UTC / 19:00 BST(UK) / 20:00 CEST