[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 1 13:00:29 BST 2010


I'm not sure the OS has reliable footpath data for the countryside anyway.
Last time I chatted with the OS about this they were interested in whether
OSM could work with them to update rural ROW footpaths because they don't
survey them anymore.

Cheers

Andy 

>-----Original Message-----
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>bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Nick Whitelegg
>Sent: 01 April 2010 12:23 PM
>To: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey
>
>>Does that mean there's nothing at all for countryside users in the OS
>data being released? Or does Meridian have it?
>
>Sorry to follow up my own post - it would appear not.
>
>A real shame about the lack of countryside data in this free OS dataset.
>The Meridian data doesn't really contain anything that isn't in OSM
>already, and it's the countryside stuff, particularly things like field
>boundaries and wood outlines, and exact courses of rights of way, that
>would be really valuable.
>
>Oh well, at least it still means I can continue to spend my time mapping
>the footpaths, I guess.
>
>Nick
>
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