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Re: Using a CC-3.0-BY file as data file for a GPL program

On Sep 02, Shriramana Sharma <samjnaa@gmail.com> wrote:

>> Maybe you should explain better what the program is and how it works.
> It's a program related to astronomy that requires latitude, longitude and 
> elevation of places to calculate sunrise, sunset etc. For that I found the 
> database from geonames.org. This database has a certain internal format 
> which the program will be hard-coded to utilize.
Surely the program has to know about how data are organized, but I do
not believe that this makes it a derived work. No license conflict then.


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