Public Resource liberates "Life in the UK" book, building codes


7 Responses to “Public Resource liberates "Life in the UK" book, building codes”

  1. aliktren says:

    Epic letter back to Francis Maude, I hope the pompous asses climb down.

    • CaptainPedge says:

       The letter was to Jon Kirke of the BSI, Frances Maude was CC’d in as the head of the govenrment department that the BSI is responsible to

  2. allium says:

    In order to emigrate there, do we have to be able to identify the differences between salty, sandy, and stony Dornish?

    • Antinous / Moderator says:

      You have to answer questions about British televison shows.  That’ll certainly make sure that you only get the best quality immigrants.

  3. Barry Norton says:

    “The book is published by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, which is part of the amazingly well run National Archives.”You seemed confused about the status and name of The Stationery Office, a privately-owned subsidiary of Williams-Lea.

    • Carl Malamud says:

       Whoops, I did indeed confuse them! OTOH, my words of praise for HMSO still stands and the TSO publication does include a liberal reuse copyright statement inserted by the government. So, the end result is the same. Thanks for the clue!

  4. tw1515tw says:

    It still amazes me the rules for Parliament and MPs’ behaviour (Erskine May) are still not freely available. You’re expected to stump up £311.

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