Opened 12 years ago

Closed 7 months ago

#2162 closed defect (wontfix)

ecw_cs.dat file provenance cloudy

Reported by: warmerdam Owned by: warmerdam
Priority: normal Milestone: closed_because_of_github_migration
Component: License Version: unspecified
Severity: normal Keywords: ecw ogrspatialreference
Cc: Mateusz Łoskot

Description (last modified by Mateusz Łoskot)

gdal/data/ecw_cs.dat: Derived via much processing from ERMapper GDT definitions, rights unclear.

It would be desirable to obtain permission from Leica allowing distribution, or some sort of legal clarification indicating this sort of use of their definitions is acceptable under the law.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Mateusz Łoskot

Cc: Mateusz Łoskot added
Description: modified (diff)
Keywords: ecw added

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Bas Couwenberg

Due to the unclear licensing of this file, it's been excluded from the gdal Debian package. (Debian Bug#721343)

Has there been any contact with Leica to resolve the unclear rights?

comment:3 Changed 7 months ago by Even Rouault

Milestone: closed_because_of_github_migration
Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

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