26 February 2015 by Herb Lainchbury

Participants

  • Herb Lainchbury
  • Mike Linksvayer
  • Timothy Volmer

Agenda

  • state of OD 2.1
  • IMF license for data reuse
  • recommendations to Surrey
  • licenses waiting for assessment
  • license approval process and communications check-in
  • open data and APIs

Summary

  • state of OD 2.1
  • IMF license for data reuse
    • already in place
    • is this solely a license or combo license/tos
    • do we need to assess licenses where there’s little chance to change and where we do not know the creator of the license
    • IMF is high profile
    • smaller orgs tend to look to larger orgs for leadership
    • let’s reach out to them?
    • ask on the list if anyone has a contact we can reach out to (Herb)
  • recommendations to Surrey
    • sent out last Friday
    • Herb to follow up
    • ideally Canadian federal govt will entertain a having a reusable license that sub-nationals can use as is done in the UK
  • licenses waiting for assessment
    • create a queue of licenses on github?
    • possibly submit as issue to track
    • but volume is low and handling it ok on email list too
    • gpl v3 review, especially since CC BY-SA 4.0 one way compatibility process with gpl upcoming
    • license level National
    • what sorts of things should our recommended list
  • license approval process and communications check-in
    • okfn-discuss, okfn-local
    • possibly social media heads up from @okfn
    • also there’s the “updates” section of OD website; few posts there but could revive
  • open data and APIs
    • OD could try to keep up with this issue
    • open software services definition - http://opendefinition.org/ossd/
    • could have general discussion of challenges/problems; focus on government use case
    • Herb will follow-up after OD 2.1 is done