[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] A bit off topic, but FOSS GIS clients...

2008-01-02 Thread Paul Ramsey
I realize it ain't easy. But could consolidation (future effort) make it easier? The only thing that can be consolidated is developer effort, and even where there are no programming language barriers (such as in the Java world) there are lots of countervailing reasons that make mergers

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] A bit off topic, but FOSS GIS clients...

2008-01-02 Thread Landon Blake
Well put Paul. A little harsh...but well put. Landon -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Paul Ramsey Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 9:41 AM To: PostGIS Users Discussion Cc: OSGeo Discussions Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] A

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] A bit off topic, but FOSS GIS clients...

2008-01-02 Thread Dr. Markus Lupp
Paul Ramsey schrieb: Also, wasn't there a FOSS4G presentation about consulting as a way to further FOSS GIS development and make a living at it as well? Bit of a myth, as far as I can tell. This open source technology wedge is still so small that the business opportunities remain relatively

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4Geo session at the Geosciences World Congress (33rd IGC 2008 in Oslo)

2008-01-02 Thread Henning Lorenz
Dear all! Again I want to draw your attention to the Foss4Geo session at the 33rd IGC. The deadline for abstract submission has been extended and is now the 29 February 2008. The 33rd IGC (International Geological Congress - Geosciences World Congress) will take place from 6th to 14th August 2008