[odc-discuss] Fwd: ODbL in German

John Hendrik Weitzmann jhweitzmann at mx.uni-saarland.de
Tue Jul 7 06:47:10 UTC 2009

the translation on the OSM Wiki looks good, no wonder that someone 
already did a german translation - with half the events in the calendar 
being regular meetings all over DE :)

BTW: When/how is the ODbL going to be applied to the OSM data?


Frederik Ramm schrieb:
> Hi,
> Jordan S Hatcher wrote:
>> John Hendrik Weitzmann of CC-Germany has volunteered to do a 
>> translation [1] of the ODbL into German. Once the first draft is in, I 
>> hope to do some sort of comment period via this list and with directly 
>> with German speaking contacts as part of a QA process. I know that 
>> this news will be especially welcomed by OSM's German community.
> I guess the existing rough translations are probably good enough for the 
> German community as, in the OSM context, they will never be legally 
> binding anyway. But for projects originating in Germany which may want 
> to use the German version as their legal basis, of course an expert 
> translation would make sense.
> Bye
> Frederik


Viele Grüße,

John Hendrik Weitzmann
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