Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [SAC] OSGeo SAC Meeting highlights

2020-06-06 Thread Alex Mandel
Yes, we should be able to start the transfer soon. I want to make sure we have the current DNS settings before starting, and I'm waiting to hear from QGIS PSC that they will take QGIS.us So should happen this week, though might want until FedGeoDay is over to make sure nothing is disrupted

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [SAC] OSUOSL mirror link on download page

2019-11-30 Thread Alex Mandel
On 11/29/19 7:48 AM, Regina Obe wrote: We never got around to load balancing our download.osgeo.org with the osuosl ftp one. Part of me is thinking maybe it's not worth it to do so especially since the osuosl one is not real time - could lag by hours. So instead, I just put the link to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Wiki Clean-Up

2016-02-09 Thread Alex Mandel
On 02/09/2016 05:17 PM, Landon Blake wrote: > I'm trying to clean-up some of the Incubation pages on the wiki. Any idea > how I delete a page? I've banged my head on this problem for 30 minutes and > can't find the answer. > > Please let me know if you've got the answer. > > Thanks! > > Landon

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Live-demo] [Ica-osgeo-labs] Ideas/inputs for having a cloud service that runs the OSGeo-Live VM

2015-11-11 Thread Alex Mandel
This is not feasible on OSGeo hardware. The system, bandwidth, staff requirements are all well beyond what we have. Something like this would need to be outsourced to a cloud service provider. I'm not convinced this really works in general for any desktop applications without quite a lot more than

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo sponsors ?

2015-10-14 Thread Alex Mandel
On 10/14/2015 03:07 AM, Sandro Santilli wrote: > Are there no more sponsors for OSGeo, or is the sponsors page broken ? > http://www.osgeo.org/sponsors > > If you ask google, it gives big visibility to AutoDesk as a sponsor: > https://www.google.it/search?q=osgeo+sponsors > Taking you to a page

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] code of conduct: another real case

2015-09-18 Thread Alex Mandel
This might just be an accidental bit of confusion. At some point the Marketing and Outreach committee did want to make sure that all OSGeo projects had listings on OpenHub because we pull these stats into OSGeo-Live and other materials. We also wanted all OSGeo projects to show up if someone

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open source / open data related to addressing/geocoding

2015-04-21 Thread Alex Mandel
On 04/21/2015 01:10 AM, Serena Coetzee wrote: Dear all, on Thursday this week, I am presenting about open source and open data to the Addressing Group of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a UN organization with 192 member countries [1]. If you know about interesting open source software

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Google Summer of Code 2015

2015-02-09 Thread Alex Mandel
On 02/09/2015 04:23 PM, Cristiano Giovando wrote: Hello, We, at the Humanitarian OSM Team (HOT) [1] just started the organization application for Google Summer of Code 2015. Considering that some project ideas may be of interest to both OSGeo and HOT, we were wondering if you are planning

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo-Live @ Foss4gNa call for help

2014-11-17 Thread Alex Mandel
All, I'm proposing an OSGeo-Live workshop for Foss4gNA in March. For this to be a success I'd like to get some experts/users of a variety of projects to be available for part of the workshop to answer questions from participants. The more projects represented the better we'll be able to answer

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [California] Reminder: Annual Meeting Is Tomorrow (9/26/14)

2014-09-26 Thread Alex Mandel
--- Forwarded Message Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:21:30 -0700 From: Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com To: califor...@lists.osgeo.org califor...@lists.osgeo.org Subject: [California] Reminder: Annual Meeting Is Tomorrow List-Id: OSGeo California \(USA\)

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [California] Reminder: Annual Meeting Is Tomorrow (9/27/14)

2014-09-26 Thread Alex Mandel
Opps meant to say 9/27 in the subject, Saturday in San Jose, CA All are welcome. -Alex On 09/26/2014 08:31 PM, Alex Mandel wrote: --- Forwarded Message Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:21:30 -0700 From: Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com To: califor...@lists.osgeo.org

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] On the subject of tilecache

2014-09-25 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/25/2014 06:53 AM, Jo Cook wrote: Dear List, A while ago I reached out to the tilecache mailing list to try and understand what's happening with the project. The company that I work for has a few minor fixes that we would like to contribute back to the main code, and I also noticed

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] prepare questionnaire for our members, about osgeo mission, goals review, ...

2014-09-18 Thread Alex Mandel
I didn't actually test conference events specifically, and it's only a correlation (not causation). But it would be easy to if there's a good list somewhere of events by country (might have to be by region analysis). And of course as I mentioned in the talk testing local chapter activity too.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Openlayers API problem

2014-08-18 Thread Alex Mandel
On 08/18/2014 06:06 AM, Ravi Kumar wrote: Dear all, unable to pop-out attribute information from Openlayers API. It gives some security error. You may pl see our website on societal gis for a city in India. mana-rajahmundry.org where there is a need for some debugging pl. ThanQ in advance

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Election 2014] Nominations finish tomorrow!!

2014-08-04 Thread Alex Mandel
A NO vote would be that you don't trust the person to uphold the principles of OSGeo or think they would be terrible as a board member or voting for a board member. There's all sort of possible reasons, perhaps too much commercial interest, or not understanding FOSS well enough), too new to the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [location-iwg] Announcing the program chair for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-07-22 Thread Alex Mandel
I encourage you to directly ask OSGeo California members to participate in the planning. http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/California There's an upcoming local meeting, Sept. in San Jose http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_California_Chapter_2014_Annual_Meeting Mailing List

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] deegree on OSGeo Live DVD

2014-07-08 Thread Alex Mandel
Danilo, Updating the sheet is a good start but what follows after that is 1. updating the install script in our svn 2. testing the script 3. getting people to review the Overview and Quickstart docs. 4. testing that deegree works in the nightly builds This page has good overview, no need to do

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members

2014-06-29 Thread Alex Mandel
In general this sounds workable for this year. Nominations will no longer compete against each other but only against the benchmark of what makes a good member. The only reservation I have is on the 50% Yes/No, but maybe I just need a clarification. I see plenty of people potentially voting

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Membership fee (was: Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members)

2014-06-24 Thread Alex Mandel
On 06/24/2014 06:14 AM, Mateusz Łoskot wrote: On 24 June 2014 14:38, María Arias de Reyna delawen+os...@gmail.com wrote: But there is a big but: That's why I decided to ask, what are those buts, as I haven't learned any concrete arguments from the original thread. It happened to me with

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members

2014-06-23 Thread Alex Mandel
On 06/23/2014 11:01 AM, Dimitris Kotzinos wrote: Dear Cameron, thanks for the reply and the comments to my previous e-mail. It also gave me a chance to revisit the rules around the charter members. I was expecting this issue to be further discussed within the community and i am a bit

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members

2014-06-23 Thread Alex Mandel
On 06/19/2014 11:58 AM, Peter Baumann wrote: Hi all, good - and important! - discussion! Being Charter Member I am somewhat concerned: - I am surprised that the common democratic procedure of election is perceived as creating dissent. Well it's somewhat conjecture without public

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members

2014-06-23 Thread Alex Mandel
, and that is not what I want OSGEO to become... -- Barend Köbben ITC - University of Twente PO Box 217, 7500AE Enschede (The Netherlands) +31-(0)53 4874 253 @barendkobben On 23-06-14 21:00, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com wrote: On 06/19/2014 11:58 AM, Peter Baumann wrote: Hi all, good

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members

2014-06-17 Thread Alex Mandel
On 06/17/2014 12:22 PM, Eli Adam wrote: I like the idea of the new Charter Membership rules. On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 9:43 AM, Jo Cook joc...@astuntechnology.com wrote: Hi List, Regarding the new proposal for voting in charter members- it's slightly off topic, but I doubt all existing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Voting process (Re: OSGeo Membership and/or upcoming elections)

2014-05-29 Thread Alex Mandel
Let me ask my advisor if we can use our Lab instance for free. I should have answer quickly. Thanks, Alex On 05/29/2014 01:38 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote: Hi Jorge, I tried your demo, seems a perfect fit. Questions: - would we just leave it hosted there and buy 250 responses for $22 ? (seems

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Voting process (Re: OSGeo Membership and/or upcoming elections)

2014-05-29 Thread Alex Mandel
and dump results to csv after. Thanks, Alex On 05/29/2014 01:40 PM, Alex Mandel wrote: Let me ask my advisor if we can use our Lab instance for free. I should have answer quickly. Thanks, Alex On 05/29/2014 01:38 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote: Hi Jorge, I tried your demo, seems a perfect fit

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] High level guidance/info requested

2014-05-22 Thread Alex Mandel
On 05/22/2014 09:20 AM, roghellman wrote: I have written healthcare software that merges medical records with GPS data. It is for use in developing countries, where Internet access is less than dependable. When the Internet is available, I send the medical data to the cloud, where I can

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] any spatial databases for high performance geo-computing

2014-05-19 Thread Alex Mandel
On 05/19/2014 03:04 PM, Zhang, Shuai wrote: Hi All, sorry for asking, but what do you think is a good choice of spatial database for high performance geo-computing? In some high performance computing scenarios, data size tends to be huge, and a bunch of computer clusters work together

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Voting process (Re: OSGeo Membership and/or upcoming elections)

2014-05-17 Thread Alex Mandel
brevity, top posting, etc. El 17/05/2014 02:33, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com escribió: On 05/16/2014 03:41 PM, Jorge Sanz wrote: 2014-05-16 17:14 GMT+02:00 Jeff McKenna jmcke...@gatewaygeomatics.com: On 2014-05-16, 12:06 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote: - maybe this is the most interesting

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] update osgeo live 5.0 to osgeolive 7.0

2014-05-16 Thread Alex Mandel
On 05/15/2014 11:13 PM, Andreas Hoffmann wrote: Hello list, I have a small installed version of osgeo live 5.0 and we would like to update it to version 7.0 is there a way to do this on the running version without the need to do a clean install from a 7.0 DVD and then put all data back on

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Voting process (Re: OSGeo Membership and/or upcoming elections)

2014-05-16 Thread Alex Mandel
On 05/16/2014 03:41 PM, Jorge Sanz wrote: 2014-05-16 17:14 GMT+02:00 Jeff McKenna jmcke...@gatewaygeomatics.com: On 2014-05-16, 12:06 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote: - maybe this is the most interesting, the Open Source Initiative used evote (https://github.com/mdipierro/evote), will paste the full

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] gvSIG: as desktop application officially supported by OSGeo

2014-05-15 Thread Alex Mandel
OSGeo Live is intended for testing, demos, teaching, and virtualization. It's goal is not to be a normal install and use workstation distro - though it can be installed we don't support this. Yes you are right Xubuntu is not the lightest distro, it is a lighter weight distro compatible with

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Live-demo] Starting build cycle for OSGeo-Live 8.0

2014-05-04 Thread Alex Mandel
We do include the most popular/common R packages from the spatial task view and have for years. You are welcome to discuss modifying the selection. There simply isn't room for all of them. We'll take RStudio into consideration, but it may be a space issue again. Is RStudio server geographic

[OSGeo-Discuss] Downtime Notice for some OSGeo Hosted sites

2014-04-25 Thread Alex Mandel
The following sites will be down later today for hardware maintenance starting at approximately http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20140425T2000 Outage will likely take an hour or less. All OSGeo hosted Trac SVN instances. OSGeo based Logins will also likely by down.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Downtime Notice for some OSGeo Hosted sites

2014-04-25 Thread Alex Mandel
All services are now restored. Please report if something isn't working as expected. Thanks, Alex OSGeo System Admin Committee On 04/25/2014 10:51 AM, Alex Mandel wrote: The following sites will be down later today for hardware maintenance starting at approximately http://www.timeanddate.com

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Local Chapter Guidance

2014-04-23 Thread Alex Mandel
On 04/23/2014 10:01 AM, Brian Wilson wrote: Santa Rosa So moving into OSGeo California territory? FYI, the closest current thing is the GeoMeetup in SF area that Ragi runs. http://www.meetup.com/geomeetup/ For everyone else: In big states it's a little harder for a Chapter to hold meetings more

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [SAC] Upgrade Planning 2014 - Project Feedback

2014-04-21 Thread Alex Mandel
-18 7:50 PM, Alex Mandel wrote: Calling all Project Steering Committees, SAC is looking at the future of OSGeo hosted services. Please chime in with your wants and needs for the next 3-5 years. We want to maximize services while being efficient about effort (pooling sys admin time amongst

[OSGeo-Discuss] Downtime Notice for many OSGeo Hosted sites

2014-04-18 Thread Alex Mandel
The following sites will be down later today for hardware maintenance starting at approximately http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20140418T2000 Outage will likely take a couple of hours. All OSGeo hosted mailing lists will also likely be down. Messages sent during that time

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [SAC] Upgrade Planning 2014 - Project Feedback

2014-04-18 Thread Alex Mandel
/Infrastructure_Transition_Plan_2014 More details below. Thanks, Alex OSGeo Sys Admin Committee Chair Original Message Subject: [SAC] Upgrade Planning 2014 Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:25:41 -0700 From: Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com Reply-To: t...@wildintellect.com, System

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2015 North American conference

2014-04-04 Thread Alex Mandel
On 04/04/2014 02:02 PM, Andrew Ross wrote: Hello Everyone, Please excuse the cross post between OSGeo's discuss conference_dev lists as well as LocationTech's discussion list. I'm hoping to enable inclusive discussion about an idea. Bit of background, this coming May (19-21),

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [location-iwg] 2015 North American conference

2014-04-04 Thread Alex Mandel
Yes and no. I was at the DC Fossg4NA. Location did matter for the set of attendees there, but choice of location also prevents attendance. If the goal is penetration into the Federal market, DC is important. If the goal is to foster Foss4g around North America then it needs to move around so that

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Ubuntu vs. Centos for GIS?

2014-04-02 Thread Alex Mandel
On 04/02/2014 11:13 AM, David Strom wrote: We have a project where people are using R Grass GDAL for various sorts of Geoprocessing. The first server we put up is running Ubuntu 12.0.4, and we installed Grass, Gdal, etc. from repository(ies) - i.e., we didn't build it. 2nd server is

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] can not unzip osgeo live

2014-03-29 Thread Alex Mandel
On 03/28/2014 01:28 AM, Jachym Cepicky wrote: Hi, I have problems with unpacing osgeo-live CD (current version), am I the only one? === $ p7zip -d osgeo-live-vm-7.9.7z 7-Zip (A) [64] 9.20 Copyright (c) 1999-2010 Igor Pavlov 2010-11-18 p7zip Version 9.20

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] istSOS new application request [was: Final OSGeo-Live 7.9]

2014-02-23 Thread Alex Mandel
Maxi, It's too late for this version, but version 8 in 6 months is a good possibility. Here's the info on how to add a new project. http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Add_Project Start by replying to the live-demo list with your answers to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] How to edit the page of the main site

2014-02-14 Thread Alex Mandel
On 02/14/2014 01:44 AM, Markus Neteler wrote: On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 8:52 AM, Markus Neteler nete...@osgeo.org wrote: On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 1:03 AM, Bu Kun bu...@osgeo.cn wrote: Hi All, I want to change some information on http://www.osgeo.org/local/china;. However, I found I can do

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] New to OSGeo

2014-01-28 Thread Alex Mandel
On 01/28/2014 11:04 AM, Pulkit Agarwal wrote: Hello, I'm new to OSGeo and would like to contribute. I read the various prerequisites in terms of knowledge of different platforms of the organization. And i have basic idea of almost all the platforms mentioned. In-fact i worked on an academic

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G 2013 Nottingham archiving

2013-12-04 Thread Alex Mandel
On 12/04/2013 08:00 AM, Barry Rowlingson wrote: On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Jo Cook joc...@astuntechnology.com wrote: There's already a repository for 2013 at http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/foss4g/2013/ it has some files in it (mainly bid documents at present that I uploaded at the start of

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] packaging mailing list

2013-10-29 Thread Alex Mandel
to be discussed to make it worthwhile, but it could as well be simply called packaging and open to all platform packagers, however we may find that *nix packagers will get bored of windows issues and vice-versa. All this to say that either name works for me. Daniel On 13-10-28 12:49 PM, Alex Mandel

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] packaging mailing list

2013-10-28 Thread Alex Mandel
Are we sure there's enough Linux specific packaging dicsussions to not make it a more generic list that covers issues that apply to osgeo4w, *BSD, OS X, mobile platforms (not mention Cygwin, Macports, homebrew, etc...)? Ubuntu and Debian already have lists specific to them. Or is this the RPM

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Defining a GIO position (or attmepting to . . .)

2013-10-16 Thread Alex Mandel
Sure, but it should be the GIO's role to decide when to go with one solution vs another. To me that is their job description. Duties: Assess and plan implementation of geospatial software solutions that meet the needs of the science team. Includes web, field, desktop and database geospatial

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] One Lecture on Open Source Geospatial

2013-09-30 Thread Alex Mandel
Here are my slides that I've remixed a few times for various guest lectures in College GIS courses. http://www.scribd.com/doc/172165387/Introduction-to-Geospatial-The-open-source-method I mostly cover how the license makes it different, but students shouldn't be afraid of it - then how you can do

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] One Lecture on Open Source Geospatial

2013-09-30 Thread Alex Mandel
I forgot to mention I have a 1-2 hour QGIS workshop that covers the basics of vector and raster with a dataset. Been meaning to post it, I've done it with OSGeo Live several times. If you want it let me know. Thanks, Alex On 09/30/2013 10:18 AM, Alex Mandel wrote: Here are my slides that I've

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] WebCom discussions

2013-09-27 Thread Alex Mandel
on the specifics. On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:28 PM, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.comwrote: On 09/26/2013 02:10 PM, Frank Warmerdam wrote: On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com wrote: On 09/26/2013 05:26 AM, Ian Edwards wrote: To make more concrete

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] WebCom discussions

2013-09-27 Thread Alex Mandel
/ticket/202 On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 7:45 PM, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.comwrote: Ian, That plan is I think the same conclusion I had reached. That some parts of the site simply need to be recoded, and I would open that it does not necessarily have to be drupal if we have

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] WebCom discussions

2013-09-26 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/26/2013 05:26 AM, Ian Edwards wrote: To make more concrete progress on the larger issues facing WebCom I'd like to start some closed discussions. If you have experience with the admin of any of the OSGeo infrastructure then please join us. We'll report back progress on the open WebCom

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] WebCom discussions

2013-09-26 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/26/2013 02:10 PM, Frank Warmerdam wrote: On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.comwrote: On 09/26/2013 05:26 AM, Ian Edwards wrote: To make more concrete progress on the larger issues facing WebCom I'd like to start some closed discussions. If you

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] RE : Re: OSGEO4W future

2013-09-24 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/24/2013 12:50 AM, Johan Van de Wauw wrote: On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 2:08 AM, Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kal...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Daniel, I am in favor of both OSGeoLive and OSGeo4W going through a few weeks incubation process. Best, Angelos My own impression is that if we want to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGEO4W future

2013-09-20 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/20/2013 02:45 PM, Tamas Szekeres wrote: 2013/9/20 Paolo Cavallini cavall...@faunalia.it I suggest to make a Steering Committee for OSGEO4W, so to have a clear roadmap, and give Windows (urgh!) users a predictable environment. I think some of our million users would be happy to support

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE : Re: OSGEO4W future

2013-09-20 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/20/2013 05:33 PM, Dave Patton wrote: On 2013/09/20 16:39, Alex Mandel wrote: Unlike OSGeoLive we can't supply VMs as that takes paid licenses for the software in question. Alex - could you please clarify what you mean by this statement. Thanks We can't give out Windows Virtual

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo-Live 6.5 on VM Depot

2013-05-30 Thread Alex Mandel
that can't be overcome fairly easily I'll take you up on the offer. If we end up changing the VM format we'll push that upstream too. Thanks, Paul Ramirez On 5/30/13 8:39 AM, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com wrote: On 05/30/2013 07:10 AM, Ramirez, Paul M (398J) wrote: All, Not sure who to ask

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The OSGeo response to the proposed GeoServices REST API document [was: Would you be concerned ...]

2013-05-09 Thread Alex Mandel
Adrian, Thanks for the in depth review. I admit I haven't read the document over thoroughly but even without doing so there are some obvious concerns. From a user perspective (my user), this appears to be a push to get their way of doing things stamped as a standard so they can let their

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] West Coast USA Conference

2013-05-07 Thread Alex Mandel
On 05/07/2013 06:54 PM, Landon Blake wrote: I've been tossing around the idea of organizing an open source GIS conference on the USA West Coast. I'd thought it would be good to bounce that idea by this general discussion list. I think the organization of a conference could be spearheaded by the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Live-demo] Are there opportunities to collaborate in the GIS Portal market?

2012-11-15 Thread Alex Mandel
I'll modify/add to that list: localwiki is not a a GeoPortal it's a place based wiki, quite different from the others (It's not meant to catalog data sets, it's meant to catalog the real world with geotags/geofences). Example: https://scruzwiki.org/ Geodjango is a framework for creating such

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] how to produce a Peirce quincuncial map?

2012-08-13 Thread Alex Mandel
On 08/13/2012 05:29 AM, G. Allegri wrote: As far as I know PROJ4 cannot apply the Peirce quincuncial projection. Does anybody know what libraries/softwares can manage it? giovanni I've seen it done in GIMP with a plugin, not exactly manageable data but the right output. Other than that

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Live-demo] OSGeoLive 6.0 beta9 status

2012-08-08 Thread Alex Mandel
North American mirror is up http://live.osgeo.org/dev/build On 08/08/2012 08:00 AM, Angelos Tzotsos wrote: Greetings, After 8 days of restless development we are releasing beta 9 towards version 6.0 of OSGeoLive: [1], [2] After our last release (beta7) we came across a blocker issue:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The Geotools fork and current relicensing discussion [was Re: The importance of a project's license]

2012-07-27 Thread Alex Mandel
On 07/27/2012 11:09 AM, Adrian Custer wrote: Third, the decision strikes me as between honoring the intent of contributors to Geotools 2.6 and honoring the desire of the Geotoolkit contributors to take forwards their code base and build a community after having been rejected by OSGeo.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The importance of a project's license

2012-07-26 Thread Alex Mandel
This is a really interesting debate. Reading the links provided it also appears to be a mixed bag about acceptance of LGPL of various firms and I'm also sure many of us can name firms that have no issue shipping LGPL components. Aside from that though, reading about the Apache SIS project

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board elections Voting

2012-07-23 Thread Alex Mandel
On 07/23/2012 09:48 PM, Ravi Kumar wrote: Please consider changing the rule that only One vote for one candidate (by the charter member) in the Board election. Advantages: The only way to show that you prefer a candidate is by voting to him / her more than once. Or use a choice voting

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Talk on Copyright and Licensing for Geospatial Data

2012-03-13 Thread Alex Mandel
On 03/13/2012 10:06 AM, Landon Blake wrote: OSGeo Folks: I'm giving a talk to CCVGPG (http://www.ccvgpg.org), our local GIS user group this Friday. My talk will be about copyright and licensing of geospatial data. I've found a good amount of information on copyright and a bit on its

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Which Java OS GIS project to join ?

2012-02-14 Thread Alex Mandel
On 02/14/2012 09:09 AM, Andreas Paukner-Ruzicka wrote: Hello, I'd like to contribute to a Java based OpenSource GIS project. Which ones have backlogs of tasks I can work on as a Java programmer and architect ? Any recommendations ? I'm sure all of them have something they could use more

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] why python is stuck at 2.5 in osgeo4w?

2012-01-23 Thread Alex Mandel
On 01/17/2012 09:48 AM, Alex Mandel wrote: On 01/17/2012 07:59 AM, Helena Mitasova wrote: I have the same question - python2.5 is common source of problems for students starting with GRASS on mswindows Helena On Jan 17, 2012, at 10:17 AM, Giovanni Manghi wrote: Hi all, I believe

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] why python is stuck at 2.5 in osgeo4w?

2012-01-17 Thread Alex Mandel
On 01/17/2012 07:59 AM, Helena Mitasova wrote: I have the same question - python2.5 is common source of problems for students starting with GRASS on mswindows Helena On Jan 17, 2012, at 10:17 AM, Giovanni Manghi wrote: Hi all, I believe that programs shipped in osgeo4w are ready

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The amicus curiae brief in the Orange County, California public records / geo data court case

2011-12-16 Thread Alex Mandel
If the Foundation was to sign this I imagine the mechanism is Board approval. However, we may need legal advise first as making such statements might change our ability to get 501(c)3 status. We would also need to consider if the Foundation as a whole should make these types of decisions as a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Today's XKCD

2011-11-14 Thread Alex Mandel
On 11/14/2011 01:26 PM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote: On 14 November 2011 22:01, Dheeraj Chand dhee...@dheerajchand.com wrote: Hello all, I'm a lurker, but I am curious if everyone enjoyed today's XKCD as much as I did. http://xkcd.com/977/ -dx :) yeah it did my morning and of some

[OSGeo-Discuss] Calling all Charter Members @ Foss4g - volunteer at the booth

2011-09-12 Thread Alex Mandel
://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G2011_OSGeo_Booth#Signup_Schedule Catch me or Robert Hollingsworth at the conference if you have any questions or want to know how to help. Thanks, Alex Mandel IRC:Wildintellect ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Networking Opportunity at FOSS4G

2011-08-23 Thread Alex Mandel
On 08/23/2011 10:30 PM, Tyler Mitchell wrote: On 2011-08-23, at 10:22 PM, Robert Hollingsworth wrote: 1. since the individual OSGeo projects don't have dedicated exhibit booths at the conference, might be nice if there is a listing at the OSGeo booth of any of the projects' major

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] online open source polygon mapping, like OSM?

2011-07-29 Thread Alex Mandel
http://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/2044/digitizing-buildings-in-potlatch The key is that it's a different tool (like most GIS desktop). It's a line that has the same start/end point and then a proper tag to indicate what it is. You can see in downloads of OSM data that buildings etc get put

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Are there proposed ways to raise funds for OSGeoprojects?

2011-06-04 Thread Alex Mandel
I've seen (and contributed) to wiki software dev on kickstarter. It was however 1 big fund-raising drive, not a constant bounty system. Alex On 06/04/2011 02:26 PM, Paul Ramsey wrote: I've done collaborative funding projects by hand a couple times (and am doing one now: if you are interested

[OSGeo-Discuss] NOTICE: Server Maintenance Today

2011-06-03 Thread Alex Mandel
All, Some OSGeo services will be down briefly (about 30 minutes) today starting at http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20110603T1330p1=217am=30 These include Trac, Svn, Wiki, Foss4g, and OSGeo Live websites. Also logins to other various services will be down during the time

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: DGPS with software for Linux

2011-05-06 Thread Alex Mandel
On 05/05/2011 07:06 PM, H.S.Rai wrote: On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 1:13 AM, Connors, Bernie (SNB) bernie.conn...@snb.ca wrote: What about the Windows Emulator “Wine” for Linux? Can be tried, but mostly thing don't work. As a personal choice, I want wish to run software natively on Linux.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Correct List for Newcomers

2011-03-28 Thread Alex Mandel
On 03/28/2011 05:43 PM, Bob Kerstetter wrote: Hello, Is this the correct list for asking newbie questions? For example, I am using the decklogs from a 1940s US Navy cruiser to trace its journey's from 1942 through 1945. I know how to enter coordinates, draw lines and load maps, but

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] LiveDVD Copyright Ambiguity

2011-03-16 Thread Alex Mandel
Simon, Thanks for taking the time to look this over. I'm redirecting the conversation over to the Live-demo mailing list where I think it will get more attention. Short answer, I assume you are referring to the documentation portion of OSGeo Live, which is also it's website. I believe the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Creating Value from Raster Data

2011-01-04 Thread Alex Mandel
One might argue that slippy maps and tile caches have added a lot of value to raster data or at least demand. But more directly on the topic in addition to GDAL. GRASS http://www.perrygeo.net/wordpress/?p=104 See pg 115+ from Open Source GIS A GRASS Approach (Neteler, Mitasova) More generically

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Please help us choose the logo for FOSS4G 2011 in Denver

2010-12-08 Thread Alex Mandel
On 12/08/2010 03:36 AM, Peter Batty wrote: Hi everyone, Please take a moment to review our contenders for the FOSS4G 2011 logo, and vote for your favorites. More info at http://geothought.blogspot.com/2010/12/help-us-choose-logo-for-foss4g-2011.html. Thanks, Peter. It might help

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Drupal 6.x translations..

2010-12-06 Thread Alex Mandel
On 12/06/2010 01:39 PM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: I'm looking at upgrading osgeo.org but it's Drupal 5.x site with lots of translated pages (using localization module), but in 6.x language handling is a core feature. Anyone know off hand if this is going to get messy quickly? :)

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Unsupervised clustering question.

2010-11-21 Thread Alex Mandel
On 11/18/2010 08:22 AM, Ringle, Bill wrote: I am new to GRASS and have run into a problem using the GUI to do an unsupervised classification. I am running v. 6.4.0 that I downloaded and installed a few days ago. My problem is that after I create a group and subgroup, when I then go into

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo @ GITA April - opportunities!

2010-11-15 Thread Alex Mandel
On 11/15/2010 12:24 PM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: Hi all, Anyone planning to attend, or looking for an excuse to attend, the GITA [1] Geospatial Solutions Conference in 2011? OSGeo will have a booth and several SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES (including conference discounts or free pass when

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Bug report response time

2010-11-11 Thread Alex Mandel
On 11/11/2010 02:12 PM, Mateusz Loskot wrote: On 11/11/10 09:43, Sjur Kolberg wrote: I am trying to convince people that open source GIS is a better solution than buying proprietary software. Such discussions follow a well-known path (is it mature/stable? How about support? All our clients

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Greek Inspire Metadata Editor (gimed)

2010-11-09 Thread Alex Mandel
I'm more concerned about the lack of direct support for multi-platforms. Of course that implies that MS does a good job of supporting it's platform. Noted case, how many years it took Flash to really be usable without crazy hacks on linux. (OT: Anyone know what's up with Novell possibly selling

Re: [Marketing] Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Incubator] Defining the Marketingrequirements for OSGeo Incubation

2010-11-08 Thread Alex Mandel
On 11/08/2010 06:53 AM, Bob Basques wrote: All, This little piece has been nagging at me during this whole thread. Rules based on a project that didn't use the rules. (so to speak :c) I mean, if I just need to start under the OSGEO umbrella, and then everything is all incubated,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Was:Making my pitch] Charter Member Map

2010-11-06 Thread Alex Mandel
On 11/05/2010 04:09 AM, Joanne Cook wrote: Charter Membership would mean a lot to me, personally, and would (I think) help me when I am trying to raise the profile of the foundation. Having more female charter members will help address the gender imbalance within the organisation that was

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: quot; GRASS not in demand, says PennStatequot;

2010-10-27 Thread Alex Mandel
On 10/27/2010 05:50 AM, Tim Michelsen wrote: Are you seeing positions requiring knowledge of open source software such as GRASS? Two of the panelists answered. One said More generally, the ability to create custom software solutions - whether proprietary or open source or a combination of

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] are there Charter Member elections on?

2010-10-21 Thread Alex Mandel
On 10/21/2010 01:18 PM, Jo Walsh wrote: don't see a news item on http://osgeo.org/ ... Nominations are open according to the recent email from Paul Ramsey http://osgeo-org.1803224.n2.nabble.com/Can-charter-members-be-nominated-any-time-td5659108.html#a5659108 Thanks, Alex

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] osgeo production server

2010-09-28 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/28/2010 06:40 AM, Hernan Olivera wrote: Hi Is OsGeo live dvd installed to hard disk is ok for production? If not, what would be necessary to do that? Thanks This is a good question for over on the osgeolive mailing list. http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/live-demo The short

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geopaparazzi released

2010-09-26 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/25/2010 02:45 AM, andrea antonello wrote: Dear colleagues, today we finally released the first version of Geopaparazzi on the android market. The project is released under GPLv3 an available on the homepage of the project [0]. Geopaparazzi is a tool developed to supprot very fast

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geopaparazzi released

2010-09-26 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/25/2010 02:45 AM, andrea antonello wrote: Dear colleagues, today we finally released the first version of Geopaparazzi on the android market. The project is released under GPLv3 an available on the homepage of the project [0]. Geopaparazzi is a tool developed to supprot very fast

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geopaparazzi released

2010-09-26 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/26/2010 01:25 PM, andrea antonello wrote: Hi Alex, One minor comment looking at the screenshots of the app on your website. It looks like you are using the OSGeo logo as the compass in your app. While the nod towards OSGeo is appreciated I think it's an inappropriate use of the logo

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G2010: Good, Bad and the Ugly

2010-09-16 Thread Alex Mandel
On 09/16/2010 03:31 PM, heikki wrote: This thread is turning into mainly discussing the T-shirts etc. My 6½ euros : the T-shirt this year seemed to be of awful quality -- I'm quite sure you should never wear it or wash it, if you'd want the logo to remain (I did not buy it though, so I'm

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for Yum or RPM Site for GIS Suite for Centos 5.5

2010-09-09 Thread Alex Mandel
Bill, The best place to check on the status of such rpms is the Enterprise Linux mailing list (aka Redhat/Centos,SUSE etc) http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/el Enjoy, Alex On 09/09/2010 12:10 PM, Bill Thoen wrote: I hope this is the appropriate place for this general-GIS software

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Commercial support (Company profile improvement options)

2010-09-03 Thread Alex Mandel
Bobb, The Marketing Committee has been working on a planned overhaul of the homepage(Landing Page). Here's a preview of the idea http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/website/design/draft2a.jpg I'll note the link in question is right in the middle of the page. For the details you'll need to trawl

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Commercial support (Company profile improvement options)

2010-09-03 Thread Alex Mandel
That is indeed tricky. Since support includes both community and paid but support is the more likely term used in searching we might need to rethink the navigation strategy to have a page specific to Support that mentions both and links to the service providers and the other forms of support.

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