Subject: RE: licensing data
From: "Philippe Ombredanne" <pombredanne@nexb.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2004 08:57:38 -0800

Scott Cotton wrote:
> I'm interested to know if anyone has pointers, information, 
> or opinions on
> what "open source" means in the case licensing data.  

The ERP5 folks (in France :-) ) do license their data under an open
source license too, different from the GPL used for the main package.
There are some provision in Europe which make it that a tad easier,
especially the notion of sui generis rights.
I wonder if that would apply in the US.
http://www.en.erp5.org/sections/legal/the_general_public_d/view
http://www.erp5.org/sections/legal/

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Philippe

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