[OSM-talk] Coordinate transforms

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Thu Apr 27 21:00:02 BST 2006

Quoting Barry Hunter <barry at barryhunter.co.uk>:

> I don't think there are any issues of IP after conversion. However
> technically any coordinates in OSGB36 could be an issue as there is
> some debate if the BNG is itself copyrighted, but as its just a means
> of specifying a position its a real world fact.

I've heard that suggested, but given that Ordnance Survey copyright  
expires 50 years after the end of the calendar year in which the work  
is created, the National Grid would be out of copyright by now anyway.


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