[Talk-GB] Trig Point references

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Fri Jul 12 20:36:42 UTC 2019

On Friday, 12 July 2019, Philip Barnes wrote:
> On Friday, 12 July 2019, Brian Prangle wrote:
> > I've noticed that some trigpoints are tagged with  a reference prefixed
> > TPUK. This is a reference to the numbers assigned by the website
> > http://trigpointing.uk/ which has the following text as a footer: "The
> > TrigpointingUK database is owned and maintained by Ian Harris (Teasel)"
> > That doesn't sound very open to me - does anyone know what permission we
> > have to use this data? The OSM wiki says we *can* use it but who has the
> > text of  the explicit permission (or licence) and shouldn't we have  a
> > system of being able to reference(hyperlink) permissions such as these from
> > the wiki (just to be safe)?
> > 
> > Apologies if there is a talk-gb thread buried in the archives relating to
> > this
> > 
> Hi Brian
> Each pillar has a plate with an OS reassigned reference, which is easily  on the ground verifiable. I believe that we should be using that rather than those randomly assigned by a 3rd party site of unknown origin. 
> For example Titterstone Clee is 2943, which I can't remember if I added it.
That should have said OS assigned.
Phil (trigpoint)

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