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Re: A Data License

"Matt.Wilkie" wrote:

> Matt said:
> >> The license I'd like should:
> >> 
> >>   - be free of charge, money for distribution and handling is okay
> Peter said:
> >This will probably may make it non-free.
> >If you want to keep people from merging your data into an
> >expensive data set and selling the whole, use the GPL.
> Mmm. I don't it being merged into an expensive data set, but
> my contribution should not be the one to set the dollar value.
> ie - proprietary data set A costs $5k, combine it with my data
> should not make the collection cost $10k. Does that make any 
> sense?

Yes, then avoid using the GPL.  It doesn't prevent selling, but
the derived product must also be GPLed (so it's not likely to be
used on a proprietary expensive data set).

Loon into the oether licenses suggested earlier.


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