[Gdal-dev] Re: Raster Soviet Topo Maps

Sylvain Rioux sylvain.rioux at softmaptech.com
Fri Jan 12 09:46:40 EST 2007


You can find the license you get when buying from us which is exactly the
same as the one you get when getting maps from NRCan :

We are a reseller of the canmatrix products. We are not under this license.
But don't worry, we made arrangements with NRCan (by the way, we're working
with them for more than 10 years) and everyone is happy (including the final


-----Message d'origine-----
De : Matt Wilkie [mailto:matt.wilkie at gov.yk.ca]
Envoyé : 11 janvier 2007 7:04 pm
À : Sylvain Rioux
Cc : gdal-dev at lists.maptools.org
Objet : Re: [Gdal-dev] Re: Raster Soviet Topo Maps

Hi Sylvain, boy I wish I'd known about Softmap 3 months ago before we
bought the 250k set and I set to work building scripts to remove the
collars!  What kind of arrangement did you have to make with NRCAN to
bypass the 150dpi redistribution restriction? What license are the
softmap canmatrix files under? If we buy the set listed above, can
anybody in our department use the image? What about other departments?
Other affiliated organisations?


matt wilkie
Geographic Information,
Information Management and Technology,
Yukon Department of Environment
10 Burns Road * Whitehorse, Yukon * Y1A 4Y9
867-667-8133 Tel * 867-393-7003 Fax

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