Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] NASA meeting end of April

2008-01-18 Thread Allan Doyle
Another good place to introduce OSGeo to NASA is the ESIP Federation, where I think a number of OSGeo folks are already active. Their next meeting is in July in New Hampshire. http://esipfed.org/events (ignore the date typo, the 2007 there should be 2008...) Allan On Jan 18,

[OSGeo-Discuss] projection projects

2008-01-18 Thread Mike Adair
I'd like to follow up on a conversation that took place at FOSS4G in Victoria regarding a gathering of the open source projection clan under the OSGeo umbrella. Frank can probably expand on the idea more, but the idea being that it would be an opportunity to build up a community around the

[OSGeo-Discuss] NASA meeting end of April

2008-01-18 Thread Ned Horning
Greetings - I'll give the “standard process” for announcing possible OSGeo events suggested by Arnulf a try. If there is interest I'll create a Proposed Event Wiki page. NASA is holding their bi-annual Carbon Cycle and Ecosystem Joint Science Workshop April 28-May 2 in College Park

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] About OSGeo...

2008-01-18 Thread Bob Basques
Hmmm, Very thoughtful reply. :c) I wasn't trying to incite a riot or anything, it just seemed a bit vague on the press release page about what was appropriate (or not). bobb Frank Warmerdam wrote: Bob Basques wrote: Whoa, So a press release can only be passed through for an existing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] About OSGeo...

2008-01-18 Thread Bob Basques
Whoa, So a press release can only be passed through for an existing OSGEO project? What good is that to the wider community? Or should there be another example added to the Conception section of the press Release page? That part on the bottom about costs for distribution is an interesting

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Technology Group, Inc. announces PostGIS UMN MapServer Training

2008-01-18 Thread Allan Doyle
+1 on no advertising or announcements on this list. I agree that it may sound churlish to stop good organizations from sending good information to good people; I also agree that allowing it would diminish the usefulness of this list. If the web page of offerings is not enough, then maybe

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] projection projects

2008-01-18 Thread Frank Warmerdam
Mike Adair wrote: I'd like to follow up on a conversation that took place at FOSS4G in Victoria regarding a gathering of the open source projection clan under the OSGeo umbrella. Frank can probably expand on the idea more, but the idea being that it would be an opportunity to build up a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] About OSGeo...

2008-01-18 Thread Frank Warmerdam
Bob Basques wrote: Whoa, So a press release can only be passed through for an existing OSGEO project? What good is that to the wider community? Or should there be another example added to the Conception section of the press Release page? That part on the bottom about costs for

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] projection projects

2008-01-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
Mike Adair wrote: I'd like to follow up on a conversation that took place at FOSS4G in Victoria regarding a gathering of the open source projection clan under the OSGeo umbrella. Frank can probably expand on the idea more, but the idea being that it would be an opportunity to build up a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Technology Group, Inc. announces PostGIS UMN MapServer Training

2008-01-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
Howard Butler wrote: On Jan 17, 2008, at 1:34 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: If you were to lead the development of this material and put it into the Open Source (with your name attached) this would give you extra credibility and marketing reach. Why? Why must OTG put their hard earned

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Technology Group, Inc. announces PostGIS UMN MapServer Training

2008-01-18 Thread Frank Warmerdam
Allan Doyle wrote: +1 on no advertising or announcements on this list. I agree that it may sound churlish to stop good organizations from sending good information to good people; I also agree that allowing it would diminish the usefulness of this list. If the web page of offerings is not