[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo server admin

2009-09-28 Thread Paolo Cavallini
Hi all. Concerning ticket http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/392 I think the discussion should be brought to the attention of the list. For my experience, I do not think server administration is well suited for volunteer work. To me, server administration is a service, more or less like

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo server admin

2009-09-28 Thread Chris Puttick
Or, of course, another option would be those members of OSGeo who are more or less corporate members could volunteer time of a member of staff who would otherwise be not contributing to the OSGeo effort. And in defence of all those who are not developers, being a sys admin is rather harder

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo server admin

2009-09-28 Thread Paolo Cavallini
Chris Puttick ha scritto: And in defence of all those who are not developers, being a sys admin is rather harder than sure, sorry if someone felt offended: I did not speak of hardness, just as a kind of work: you can be a dev and contribute when you have good ideas/time/inspiration etc., if

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo server admin

2009-09-28 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Paolo Cavallini wrote: Hi all. Concerning ticket http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/392 I think the discussion should be brought to the attention of the list. Good point! For my experience, I do not think server administration is well suited for volunteer work. To me, server administration

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Next 5 years for OSGeo

2009-09-28 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
Howard, your list looks good to me. OSGeo should focus on: * Local Chapters * Conferences (FOSS4G + many, many localized versions) * Global strategic binding (that is cross project, journal, marketing, etc.) I want to add that for me it is also a goal to limit OSGeo's growth wrt the number of

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Next 5 years for OSGeo

2009-09-28 Thread Christopher Schmidt
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 10:40:17PM -0500, Howard Butler wrote: On Sep 14, 2009, at 4:01 PM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: Hi everyone, a recent chat I was asked about our vision for OSGeo over the next 3 and 5 years. I'd really like to hear thoughts on the matter and pool a few of the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo server admin

2009-09-28 Thread Frank Warmerdam
Paolo Cavallini wrote: Hi all. Concerning ticket http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/392 I think the discussion should be brought to the attention of the list. For my experience, I do not think server administration is well suited for volunteer work. To me, server administration is a service,

[OSGeo-Discuss] what about wms-sites.com ?

2009-09-28 Thread pere roca ristol
hi all, there was a nice site (wms-sites.com) that I enjoyed very much because you could do thematic searches of avaible WMS, getting back a RSS feed that can be parsed and so on. the site has disappeared and I wonder if someone knows something or similar sites... I just know the list below,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] what about wms-sites.com ?

2009-09-28 Thread Cédric Moullet
something equivalent: http://ows-search-engine.appspot.com/ On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 7:23 PM, pere roca ristol pero...@gmail.com wrote: hi all, there was a nice site (wms-sites.com) that I enjoyed very much because you could do thematic searches of avaible WMS, getting back a RSS feed that

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Next 5 years for OSGeo

2009-09-28 Thread Massimo Di Stefano
Hi All, I agree with you i think we need a local chapter policy, to redistribute knowledge and organizational experience through the LC, helping ourselves to organize hack meetings and local conferences. I think we also need to focus on an educational strategy to promote FOSS inside

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] what about wms-sites.com ?

2009-09-28 Thread Benjamin Chartier
Thank you Cédric for promoting this web application. Since I'm the author of OWS Search Engine, I would like to clarify what it is: just a GUI for Yahoo! Search BOSS specialised in finding OGC web services; not a catalogue of WMS services. wms-sites.com was rather a catalogue. By the way, I

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] what about wms-sites.com ?

2009-09-28 Thread Tim Schaub
Hey- pere roca ristol wrote: hi all, there was a nice site (wms-sites.com http://wms-sites.com) that I enjoyed very much because you could do thematic searches of avaible WMS, getting back a RSS feed that can be parsed and so on. the site has disappeared and I wonder if someone knows

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] what about wms-sites.com ?

2009-09-28 Thread Benjamin Chartier
Good news. Feel free to contact me directly if you want more details about OWS Search Engine. Benjamin Tim Schaub a écrit : Hey- pere roca ristol wrote: hi all, there was a nice site (wms-sites.com http://wms-sites.com) that I enjoyed very much because you could do thematic searches

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] what about wms-sites.com ?

2009-09-28 Thread Mike Adair
Tom Kralidis and I also worked on a WFS implementation of an OWS resources catalog some time ago for the CGDI: http://atlas.gc.ca/cgi-bin/owscatwfs?service=WFSrequest=GetCapabilities where service_endpoints: are actual service instances service_resources: are layers and feature types parsed