[odc-discuss] questions regarding ODC-BY

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Jan 17 21:56:39 UTC 2011

On 17 January 2011 20:33, Mike Linksvayer <ml at creativecommons.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 12:16 PM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org>
> wrote:
>> On 17 January 2011 19:08, Daniel Dietrich <daniel.dietrich at okfn.org>
>> wrote:
>> [...]
>> >> 1) Is there a german translation for the ODC-BY?
>> >> 2) I don't understand why on this site
>> >> http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/summary/
>> >> the attribution points to the ODbL? I thought they were two
>> >> (completely) different licenses? Or is it a mistake?
>> >> The sentence is "You must attribute any public use of the database, or
>> >> works produced from the database, in the manner specified in the ODbL.
>> >
>> > Regarding these questions I hope that someone else on this list can
>> > answer it better than me.
>> This is a typo and has been corrected. Apologies for any confusion.
> Similarly, there's still a reference to ODbL near the top of
> http://www.opendatacommons.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/odc_by_1.0_public_text.txt

Good spot (as it was originally!). This is now fixed. Many thanks
again for the spot and the report.

> Pointed out in
> http://lists.okfn.org/pipermail/okfn-discuss/2010-June/007309.html

Sorry this got missed -- somehow the other item got fixed but not this!

> I think other bugs mentioned there taken care of, but I haven't looked
> closely in some time.

Yes I believe they have.



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