>>There's a transaction threshold, so not fully opendata: although I'm sure
it could be gamed by a crowd!<<
Yes, a threshold on getting the data via an API, but true Open Government
Licence doesn't limit the amount of data used (as far as I know) so it
should be possible to build up a fill picture as open data.
*Mike Thacker* *Porism*
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On 13 June 2018 at 15:16, SK53 <sk53....@gmail.com> wrote:
> There's a transaction threshold, so not fully opendata: although I'm sure
> it could be gamed by a crowd!
> Before getting overly excited, take a look at the (poorly attributed)
> sample 1km sq in Exeter. Volume of data is very large with (just)
> buildings, road & pavement edges, property boundaries etc. Ask what will it
> improve in OSM other than precision: I suspect negligible impact on most
> routing applications (as OSM uses a centre-line model, which AFAIK is in
> the TIN layer of MM), mapping footpaths. On the (plus?) side lots of very
> detailed buildings (but not necessarily changes from extensions), property
> outlines (and perhaps this will change the status of the LR Inspire data).
> For me the single most valuable aspect will not be MM data at all, but the
> removal of licence doubts/issues about other datasets: notably those of
> Natural England, SNH and NRW, but also various PRoW data collected by Barry
> On 13 June 2018 at 14:56, Jon Stockill <li...@stockill.net> wrote:
>> It looks like bits of OS MasterMap are being released under OGL.
>> This could be interesting!
>> Jon Stockill
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