[Talk-GB] OS OpenData now OGL

Gervase Markham gerv-gmane at gerv.net
Thu Feb 19 10:58:22 UTC 2015


On 18/02/15 13:52, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) wrote:
> In the immediate future, it won't have much effect, since we already
> had separate permission to use all but one of the OS Open Data
> products. The exception was CodePoint Open. Once OS updates their
> licence page (http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/business-and-government/licensing/using-creating-data-with-os-products/os-opendata.html
> still refers to the OS OpenData Licence) then we should be able to
> make use of CodePoint Open too.

Hallelujah! Does that mean that openstreetmap.org would finally be able
to find postcodes when I type them in?

The lack of reliably good results in this, is the one feature which
keeps me using Google Maps much the time.

Gerv





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