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

2008-02-13 Thread Henning Lorenz
FOSS4Geo related science and development is represented at the Geosciences World Congress in Oslo with an own session (see copy of earlier announcement below). This is an unique possibility to present FOSS solutions and science to a new audience. However, two weeks before the extended abstract

Re: [Gfoss] [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Last chance before cancelling: OSGeo Hacking event in a monastry near Bolsena (Italy)!?

2008-02-13 Thread andrea antonello
Please, could we keep that thread up and running with news please? Also doubts and issues are welcome to understand what the overall feeling is. We added two people and by tomorrow we could have a third added and confirmed. My experience from the last sprint was that the tentative subscription is

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Municipal boundaries SA

2008-02-13 Thread Andre Grobler
Hope it helps, one can get demarcations (SAExplore) CD/data from them... support may be minimal though... http://www.demarcation.org.za/ ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Digital Nautical Charts

2008-02-13 Thread John Griffiths
Frank et al, Took me a while since the data I am working with came to me second hand. The data can be downloaded here:

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Landon Blake
I like this idea as well. Landon -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mateusz Loskot Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 8:31 PM To: Discuss@lists.osgeo.org Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo Folks, Is there any plan or motion to setup an

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Last chance before cancelling: OSGeo Hacking event in a monastry near Bolsena (Italy)!?

2008-02-13 Thread Jeroen Ticheler
Hi Chris, With another six from your side and hopefully others to join up we are getting pretty close to a minimum required number! We might go for it with another four that will confirm this week. In that case it will have to be in the week three (second option in June) since that has

SPD Prioritization (was: Re: [Gfoss] [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Last chance before cancelling: OSGeo Hacking event in a monastry near Bolsena (Italy)!?)

2008-02-13 Thread Arnulf Christl
On Wed, February 13, 2008 11:14, Paolo Cavallini wrote: Simone Giannecchini ha scritto: IMHO, the limiting factor of the GFOSS is that there are tons of companies which are *exploiting* the GFOSS world itself, without giving anything or very little in return Agreed; I see this as a

Re: [Gfoss] [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Last chance before cancelling: OSGeo Hacking event in a monastry near Bolsena (Italy)!?

2008-02-13 Thread Mateusz Loskot
andrea antonello wrote: Please, could we keep that thread up and running with news please? Sure My experience from the last sprint was that the tentative subscription is a fuzzy one and is only big pain for the organizers. I know that it is hard to decide so much time ago, but organizers

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Jason Birch wrote: I like the idea Mateusz. Great, the gang is growing :-) I think I'd probably have to remove my blog from the list though, You're kidding, right? as I sometimes blog about proprietary software as well :) This is not a problem. IMHO, planets are about people, alive

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: On 12-Feb-08, at 8:31 PM, Mateusz Loskot wrote: Perhaps it's a good idea to setup (or move) Chris' work to planet.osgeo.org and make it more an official OSGeo Community thing. I support the idea and have often daydreamed about having a more community-centric

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Last chance before cancelling: OSGeoHacking event in a monastry near Bolsena (Italy)!?

2008-02-13 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Jeroen Ticheler wrote: Hi Miguel, No, the event is not yet closed. In fact, there's renewed interest after my previous email :-) So to all: If the event will be on, it will be in the week of *16-20 June *since that has most people confirmed until now. I will remove the other options.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Fawcett, David wrote: I personally like reading the OS bloggers mixed in with the proprietary bloggers along with the bloggers who write about using tools from both camps, all at planetgs.com. Yup, planetgs.com does a great job and James Fee is a pioneer in gathering geospatial people from

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Fee, James
I've tried to push folks blogging to step out behind their handles and put their names out there. I think an OSGeo Planet that were to mimic the Planet Gnome would be a super idea. I've not pushed the issue as I've tried to be as open as possible with Planet Geospatial, but if I were to create a

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Landon Blake
I'd be willing to shed the Sunburned Surveyor nickname for my real name on my OpenJUMP blog for OSGeo Planet if asked. Landon -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Fee, James Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 2:45 PM To: OSGeo Discussions

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Cameron Shorter
I like the idea and would like to provide occasional content. Is it possible for me as a blogger to categorize my entries and for planet.osgeo to only take the OSGeo related entries I consider worthy? This feature should improve signal to noise ratio. Or for uses to filter out authors or

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Lucena, Ivan
Me too. Some time I feel like blogging. Cameron Shorter wrote: I like the idea and would like to provide occasional content. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 13-Feb-08, at 3:48 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: Is it possible for me as a blogger to categorize my entries and for planet.osgeo to only take the OSGeo related entries I consider worthy? This feature should improve signal to noise ratio. I assume you could modify your outgoing feed to

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Fee, James
Most modern blogging platforms support RSS feeds for categories/tags out of the box. Wordpress and Wordpress.com do it by appending /feed/ to the end of the category url. For example if you wanted to subscribe to only OSGeo posts from my blog, you'd just subscribe to: