[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey response

David Earl david at frankieandshadow.com
Thu Jan 14 18:40:53 GMT 2010

On 14/01/2010 18:27, Dave F. wrote:
> Andy, The taxpayers have already paid for it, many times over. I resent
> having to pay £7.50 for a map I've already financed to construct.
> As I've paid for it, I think it should be given to me free of charge.

For a paper map, I think not. You've helped pay for the data collection 
and technology, but not for the printing and paper etc for your 
particular map. As the printing is to a particularly high standard, and 
in 6 colour, I'm sure that is a very substantial part of the cost (and 
of course, probably half the selling price is from the retailer's markup 


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