[Talk-GB] [OHM] New York Public Library - Building Inspector

Rob Nickerson rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com
Wed May 7 17:16:27 UTC 2014


Yes, out of bounds for now but coming out of copyright. Just as I said:

> The OS <strikethrough>County<\strikethrough> 1:2500 series includes
addresses but is only just coming out of copyright.

If we can get hold them and scan them, then I see no problem with using
them when their copyright period ends.

The link to warks site was just to give folks an idea of what I'm on about.

Rob
On 7 May 2014 10:23, "SK53" <sk53.osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> The 1:2500 maps, and many other large scale maps on the Warwickshire site
> were digitised and rectified by Landmark Information Group<http://www.landmark.co.uk/>,
> who own the copyright in the images and of course in their rectified form.
> Landmark. Landmark have a commericial business, Old-Maps which sells
> reproduction (IIRC for non-commercial use) online<http://www.old-maps.co.uk/>.
>
>
> The use of these maps at the moment for OSM or OHM purposes appears to be
> "out-of-bounds"
>
> Jerry
>
>
> On 6 May 2014 22:17, Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Correction: I don't mean OS Country series (that seems to be older and
>> probably now out of copyright). What I really mean is OS National Grid
>> 1:2500 series, which can be seen at:
>> http://maps.warwickshire.gov.uk/historical/
>>
>> Rob
>>
>>
>> On 3 May 2014 14:15, Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> The OS County series includes addresses but is only just coming out of
>>> copyright. I have access to a slippy map with a few sheets scanned but they
>>> look like they're too recent and still in copyright.
>>>
>>> It's Chris Fleet at NLS that we need to speak to. He's spoken at sotm
>>> Scotland in the past. I'll follow it up with the Scotland group.
>>>
>>> Rob
>>> On 3 May 2014 00:09, "Tim Waters" <chippy2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Those are some good examples - they appear to be around the same scale
>>>> also.
>>>> They are monochrome and don't have addresses which should limit a
>>>> couple of the types of the tasks.  Could be worth trying the Building
>>>> Inspector with this dataset.
>>>>
>>>> I wonder if there's anyone from the NLS on list?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 1 May 2014 19:11, Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Yes, all Open. It's great.
>>>>>
>>>>> In terms of how we could use it here in the UK, the best data I can
>>>>> think of is the OS Town Plans for Scotland that NLS have as individual map
>>>>> sheets and as a slippy map:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=19&lat=57.14443&lon=-2.1054&layers=B000000000FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFTFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
>>>>>
>>>>> There is also some great London data:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=19&lat=51.52008&lon=-0.12473&layers=B000000000FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFTFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF
>>>>>
>>>>> We have a pretty good relation with NLS. Is there any interest in our
>>>>> community to enquire about working with them?
>>>>>
>>>>> Rob
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 30 April 2014 15:46, Tim Waters <chippy2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Rob,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> it has been on the list before - but they have recently revamped it
>>>>>> and added many more features, and maps! In my opinion it's a shining
>>>>>> example of how geo crowdsourcing applications should be.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I believe it has been developed internally with the library - and I
>>>>>> think they are just using Mapbox to host the tiles (originally coming from
>>>>>> the warper at maps.nypl.org)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The code is on github: https://github.com/NYPL/building-inspectorand the data is available to download as well.
>>>>>> http://buildinginspector.nypl.org/general/data
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Tim
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 29 April 2014 22:44, Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Don't think I've spotted this on the historic mailing list so I'll
>>>>>>> post it.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> NYPL digitizing old maps using crowd sourcing. I just gave it a go
>>>>>>> and it works very well.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://buildinginspector.nypl.org/
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Looks like Mapbox has some involvement, or at least the map display
>>>>>>> has a similar style to mapbox's. I wonder whether the software is open as
>>>>>>> we can use this to help OpenHistoricMap.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Rob
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
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