On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 09:39:46AM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Brian Foster thought:
> Stephen Shirley writes:
> | what are the republishing conditions [ for OSi maps/CDs/data ]?
> | e.g. presumably it would be very expensive to republish the data
> | a la maps.google.com.
>> various legal stuff on the OSi (Ordnance Survey
> Ireland) website indicates a (yearly?) license
> is need to republish. a relevant page may be:
When I contacted OSi for a fine resolution elevation map for the whole
country, they wanted (IIRC) EUR100,000 per annum just to _use_ the map.
This was when our parent department already had these maps on a lease
agreement that _specifically_ excluded us from using them.
Republication was going to be really expensive... Needless to say, we
went elsewhere. Specifically to Mapflow who were able to supply a Space
Shuttle generated elevation map for _purchase_ at a reasonable price.
I shudder to think what the likes of Myhome.ie are paying for the
privilege of republishing the street maps...
Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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