[OSGeo-Discuss] The OGC: clueless, uncaring, and still rocking to Prince.

2013-05-12 Thread Adrian Custer
Hey all, One of you probably has some clue who this character is who spews forth his The OGC is Stuck in 1999 the OSGeo planet. If so, you might forwards this his way , if you feel he'd appreciate someone's reaction to his rant. Mr. Geo-preneur, Back in the early days of computer

[OSGeo-Discuss] Last chance to reject Geoservices REST API standard

2013-05-12 Thread Cameron Shorter
Next Wednesday, the OSGeo Board will deliver an Open Letter to the OGC and OGC voting members, with multiple signatures, demonstrating the large number of people concerned about the negative consequences associated with making the Geoservices REST API an OGC standard. The GeoServices REST API

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The OGC: clueless, uncaring, and still rocking to Prince.

2013-05-12 Thread rburhum
Dear Adrian, I recently saw a reply that you made to a blog post I wrote recently. Although the criticism were meant to be directed to the *OGC* as an *organization*, I can tell by your comments, descriptions and overall tone, that you felt *personally* attacked and offended. You have my sincere

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The OGC: clueless, uncaring, and still rocking to Prince.

2013-05-12 Thread Adrian Custer
Hello, What a decent mail. Thanks. All these topics sound good but each is worth its own detailed discussion. Some might be fascinating and they would then take a while and getting each started productively would be hard. Face to face, it might be different: quicker, easier to skip ahead,