[odc-discuss] An attribution-only version of the open database license

Matt Amos zerebubuth at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 10:48:41 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:15 AM, Ian Davis <nospam at iandavis.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:09 AM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 18, 2009, at 10:03 AM, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> SteveC wrote:
>>>> I think the ODbL needs and deserves the spectrum of options a-la CC, including NC.
>>> I don't think the NC licenses are any good.
>> I don't think it's the job of the ODC to decide what people 'should' do, but give them the options. Nobody is forcing you to use NC.
> I completely agree. The goal is to give people choice and the tools to
> work with.

and, of course, if someone really wants an NC license they could just
hack it into the ODbL, or create their own. nothing is gained from not
having a license variant, just because we don't agree with it.



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