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I'm working on mobile application which will use OSM data. What is preferred method to indicate source of data - to be compliant with the license. Should be on the screen where is displayed data ( i will show only POI without maps) or it is enough to write about it in documentation. Not all POI on the screen will be from OSM, there will be also user private POI, so should be information like "some of POI are from OSM" ?



asked 09 Jul '13, 16:55

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(partly @Matija Nalis's answer) depending on the size of the mobile device there may really no be space for a attribution permanently on the screen. So Artur might want to do it like many other mobile applications - in the "about" screen and/or shown on startup. If that is compliant with your ODbL license - please read yourself (the full legal text).

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answered 24 Jul '13, 01:54

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Yes, it should be in corner of the screen like "Most of map data © OpenStreetMap contributors" or similar. See OSMF Licensing section for more information

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answered 23 Jul '13, 19:09

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