[OSM-talk] State of the Map talk and OS copyright question

Steve Coast steve at asklater.com
Tue Jul 10 10:23:40 BST 2007


On 10 Jul 2007, at 09:54, Nick Whitelegg wrote:

>
> Hello everyone,
>
> As part of my SOTM session I'd like to use an example of some of the
> advantages of OSM mapping versus Ordnance Survey, using the Lake  
> District
> mapping weekend as an example. What I propose to do is show a  
> Freemap or
> Osmarender map of the area and mark on - for the purposes of the  
> talk - the
> position of the footpaths according to the OS.
>
> I guess this is technically breaking copyright but would it be OK  
> just for the
> purposes of the session? It would be a bit difficult to illustrate  
> the point
> otherwise.

Don't OS have some magical scheme for letting you use one or two  
images? wikipedia use it.


or they _used to_, now some clever clogs has put up an NPE image instead

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordnance_Survey

lolcat

have fun,

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