[OSGeo-Discuss] [Fwd: Fee vs Free]

2008-08-20 Thread Bruce Bannerman
There is a slide that I've seen relating to the Canadian SDI and the dramatic increase in downloads of data in the twelve month period after data was made free for download. http://www.thinkwell.ca/cgdi-icdg/libraryDocs/FeevsFree.pdf It shows an increase from around 96,000 to 5.4 Million

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo and use of freenode for IRC

2008-08-20 Thread Arnulf Christl
On Tue, August 19, 2008 17:12, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: On 18-Aug-08, at 9:55 PM, Dave Patton wrote: Has the OSGeo foundation, or any of the OSGeo projects, done the Group Registration with freenode? http://freenode.net/group_registration.shtml Yes, I did this a long time ago. Our

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Brief history of GIS OSS (bit off topic?)

2008-08-20 Thread Mateusz Loskot
George Silva wrote: Hello lists, As you can i see im mailing this message to some lists around the web (im sorry if thats a problem). At the moment i am writing my BSc thesis (Geography) focusing the development of a open source software and database for logging and analysing traffic

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Brief history of GIS OSS (bit off topic?)

2008-08-20 Thread Lucena, Ivan
George, I am using to build this system PostgreSQL + PostGIS, QGis and PHP. In advance i would like to thank David Bitner who helped me alot by letting me use his geocoding function for PostGIS. I guess you should also find support from a native FOSS project in your country, terralib.org.