[Talk-GB] The Guardian asks: "What will you do with Ordnance Survey's data?"

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Mon Mar 29 10:35:53 BST 2010


Hi,

>> The other interesting question is whether OpenStreetMap will 
incorporate 
>> the released OS data - expected to go under a Creative Commons 
>> Attribution licence - into its database. That would at a stroke mean 
>> that it will cover the whole of Britain. (OSM will, we're sure, want to 


>...politely decline because it views the CC license as unsuitable ;-)

I've tried to keep off licencing stuff but... if the OS data really is 
under a CC-by-Attribution licence it would be *absolutely crazy* for OSM 
not to accept it.

Nick








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