Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Changes (and proposed changes) regarding the Code of Conduct

2018-12-11 Thread Arnulf Christl (aka Seven)
Adding one more comment: Please, I implore you: Do not remove the assumption of good faith from OSGeo's principles! "Assumption of good faith" and "Quietening down somebody" are totally different things. In her blog on thebias.com Annalee somewhat hastily mixes the two up when she says:

[OSGeo-Discuss] Kudos to the CRO, Board, Members and OSGeo in general

2018-11-29 Thread Arnulf Christl
This is just a big Thank-You and Well-Done to the CRO, current Board, new nominees, SAC and whoever else may have been involved in setting up this year's election. Having been a CRO earlier in the life of OSGeo myself and knowing how much work this involves I can just bow to the amazing job all

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] (no subject)

2017-03-29 Thread Arnulf Christl
Kiringai, thanks for your thoughts but I cannot quite follow your argument. Or rather, you are just reiterating an old claim by some proprietary vendors stating that their software provides more operations security /due to being developed in a proprietary model/. This claim has never been

[OSGeo-Discuss] Registration for STDM Code Sprint 2017 opened

2017-03-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
source GIS, QGIS, PostGIS, LADM. Thank you and best regards, Arnulf Christl (OSGeo GLTN Liaison Officer, Organizer) -- http://metaspatial.net Spatially enabling your business. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org https://lists.osgeo.org

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Geospatial at the 2017 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty

2016-10-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
Dear Open Source geo and spatialists, it appears that the last mail on this topic was too heavily loaded with URLs and got intercepted by a variety of Spam filters. This is an abbreviated version. Find the full text and information on the web site of the 18th Annual World Bank Conference on Land

[OSGeo-Discuss] 2017 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference CfP and Registration

2016-10-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
Folks, following up from the FOSS4G 2016 conference in Bonn where "Land Information" was one of the four key topics this CfP from the World Bank may be of special interest to us. I have personally attended the last three editions of this conference. Land Information is obviously all about

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo and Open Data?

2016-10-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
Hey Jachym, maybe that was a misunderstanding. Yes, OSGeo focuses on software but we also have an official geodata committee (sometimes called Public Geodata, sometimes Open Geodata): http://www.osgeo.org/content/projects/geodata.html It is not active currently but there have been some activities

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4GNA - Someone is watching you :-o

2015-12-16 Thread Arnulf Christl
>> -- >> Daniel Morissette >> http://www.mapgears.com/ >> T: +1 418-696-5056 #201 >> >> http://evouala.com/ - Location Intelligence Made Easy >> >> ___ >> Discuss mailing list >> Discuss@lists.os

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4GNA - Someone is watching you :-o

2015-12-16 Thread Arnulf Christl
t; bashing going on, and it is getting to be tiring. Let's stick to >> keeping OSGeo a fun, useful champion of free and open geospatial >> without becoming anti-anything-free, partisan and possibly >> irrelevant. >> >> -- Puneet Kishor Just Another Creative Commoner >>

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] NSA - Someone is swatting you :-o

2015-12-16 Thread Arnulf Christl
to be tiring. Let's stick to >>> keeping OSGeo a fun, useful champion of free and open geospatial >>> without becoming anti-anything-free, partisan and possibly >>> irrelevant. >>> >>> -- >>> Puneet Kishor >>> Just Anoth

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board election: no re-elections this year?

2015-09-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
-Jan > > > Gert-Jan van der Weijden > Voorzitter Stichting OSGeo.nl > ___ > Discuss mailing list > Discuss@lists.osgeo.org > http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data -

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2015 Charter Member elections

2015-06-30 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
about this and only consider it an overdue maintenance patch to how OSGeo functions. If there is no broad interest I am happy to drop the ball, otherwise I am as happy to help build a more appropriate member mechanism. Best regards, Seven - -- Arnulf Christl (OSGeo) OSGeo President Emeritus OSGeo

[OSGeo-Discuss] MYGEOSS - Open Data Challenge

2015-03-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, this may be interesting for our open geodata group. Have an application using and leveraging Open Data, preferably in the EU? Then check this out: http://digitalearthlab.jrc.ec.europa.eu/mygeoss/call.cfm Have fun, Arnulf - -- Arnulf Christl

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo in Belgium

2015-03-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
and meetings. Have fun, Arnulf [0] http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/local-chapters [1] http://www.fossgis.de/ [2] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/FOSSGIS_2013 [3] http://www.agit.at/ - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data - Open Standards

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Unable to Upload JPG on Wiki

2014-11-23 Thread Arnulf Christl
for you? Best regards, Arnulf - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data - Open Standards http://www.metaspatial.net/en/institute -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAlRxk9gACgkQXmFKW

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

2014-06-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 06/23/2014 09:33 PM, b.j.kob...@utwente.nl wrote: I am very dissapointed in this whole membership/fees discussion. In reading the emails one does not see the international volunteer community I would like to think OSGEO is (should be), but it

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

2014-06-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 María, good points, thanks. I strongly believe that paying a fee for one type of membership must not estrange anybody else who wants to participate. And I don't think that this is in the interest of anybody proposing a paid scheme. Trying to gauge

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

2014-06-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 [...] Is the board going to vote on this proposal or all charter members? Thanks, Alex This is actually a good question and maybe points towards a new way of leveraging our Charter Membership. I would think that it would be worthwhile to pass

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone available to speak about OSGeo at FIG in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

2013-11-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
: https://twitter.com/FIG_NEWS ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl http://metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Inaugural webinar of ”Open Geospatial Science Applications” webinar series on 18th October

2013-10-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
of the European Commission. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data - Open Standards http

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Copy Left and Copyright for Geospatial software

2013-10-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
/Commercial_Software http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Free_Software http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Open_Source Cheers, Arnulf [7] http://arnulf.us/Share - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data - Open Standards http://www.metaspatial.net/en/institute

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] UK Interoperability Assessment Plugfest - Reply to Mike Saunt

2013-10-10 Thread Arnulf Christl
___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl http://metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://www.enigmail.net

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] UK Interoperability Assessment Plugfest

2013-09-26 Thread Arnulf Christl
Folks, I very much support this activity and believe that it would be quite beneficial to participate. Ordnance Survey is a powerful multiplier in the UK geospatial business due to its position as the main data provider to the public. There is a license program in place called PSMA (Public Sector

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for a one pager write up for Why Open Source is good.

2013-09-12 Thread Arnulf Christl
that at some point the message would get across and be picked up by others, and - Voila - it worked. :-) - -- Arnulf Christl http://metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with undefined - http://www.enigmail.net

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Election Results 2013

2013-09-07 Thread Arnulf Christl
candidates who stood in this election and all OSGeo Charter Members for their contribution and votes. Best regards, Michael, Jakob and Arnulf [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Election_2013_Results - -- Your Chief Returning Officers on behalf of OSGeo Arnulf Christl and Michael Gerlek

[OSGeo-Discuss] Reminder: OSGeo Board election phase is coming to an end!

2013-09-04 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, in case you are a Charter Member and have not yet received an email from our dedicated Charter Member mailing list then it is high time that you contact us. Best regards, your CROs on behalf of OSGeo - --

[OSGeo-Discuss] Regional Chapters (was: Re: FOSS4G North America 2015 Expressions of Interest)

2013-09-03 Thread Arnulf Christl
! David -- David William Bitner dbSpatial LLC ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl (Executive Director) Open Source

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board elections 2013

2013-08-30 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, the board elections are well under way. With still more than a week to go we already received votes from 50 members (27.6% of the total, including those who may drop to inactive level by not voting this year). If you are a Charter member and

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Mailmain password reminders

2013-08-26 Thread Arnulf Christl
___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl (Executive Director) Open Source Geospatial Software, Data and Services http://www.metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board or Director Elections 2013

2013-08-22 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear Charter Members, the OSGeo Board or Director Elections start tomorrow: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Elections_2013 With more than 180 members it has become necessary to somewhat streamline the process. To this effect we have created a dedicated

[OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for the OSGeo Board of Directors

2013-08-19 Thread Arnulf Christl
- -- Arnulf Christl http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Arnulf -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with undefined - http://www.enigmail.net/ iEYEARECAAYFAlISdWcACgkQXmFKW+BJ1b3YngCfU5IM6+eLDGOyjo3O+S82yA6V kSIAnRpnpEKRAKU3bWt+UhP0ejVBF3af =6J4f -END

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo as LMO at INSPIRE

2013-08-19 Thread Arnulf Christl
-ejk.cz ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl http://metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Election 2012 Results

2012-08-14 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
. Best regards, Michael and Arnulf [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Election_2012_Results -- OSGeo Chief Returning Officers Arnulf Christl and Michael Gerlek http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Election_2012 ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board Elections 2012 closed, results to be published tomorrow (2012-08-14)

2012-08-13 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
Hello OSGeo, the OSGeo Board election 2012 period has closed. We are now tallying votes, double checking them and will publish the final results tomorrow. Best regards, Arnulf Michael -- OSGeo Chief Returning Officers Arnulf Christl and Michael Gerlek http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Election_2012

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Elections 2012

2012-08-03 Thread Arnulf Christl
c...@osgeo.org Thank your for taking on this responsibility, Your CROs (Arnulf Christl Michael Gerlek) [0] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Election_2012 [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Member_Nominations_2012 [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Election_2012#Vote_for_new_Board_Members_-_2012-08-03_

[OSGeo-Discuss] Cancellation of FOSS4G 2012 conference to be held in September in Beijing

2012-07-26 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear Community, it was announced on July 10, 2012 by the FOSS4G local organizing committee that the FOSS4G 2012 conference that was scheduled to be held in September in Beijing has been cancelled. The OSGeo board was of course disappointed to hear

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board nomination starts 2012-07-23

2012-07-07 Thread Arnulf Christl
Dear OSGeo Charter Members, the Board nomination period starts 2012-07-23. Until then candidates can present their ideas to give us an idea what to expect from them if we vote them into the board. Best regards, CRO Seven (aka Arnulf) http://arnulf.us

[OSGeo-Discuss] New Charter Member Nominations

2012-07-02 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
the OSGeo Advocate [1] page. Thank you, Arnulf (*) On the New Member Nomination page it incorrectly said 5 July, changed now to 6 July. My bad, apologies. [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Advocate -- The Open Source Geospatial Foundation Arnulf Christl, President http://www.osgeo.org

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Elections 2012

2012-06-22 Thread Arnulf Christl
here on the Discuss list or send them to c...@osgeo.org. All nominations and votes have to be sent to the email address c...@osgeo.org. This year the Chief Returning Officers are Michael Gerlek and Arnulf Christl. Thank you for your contribution! Best regards have a nice weekend, Your Chief

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Local-chapters] Spanish Language Local Chapter elections results

2012-06-19 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
also lots of activities focusing around a Latin American FOSS4G, get involved. Best regards, Arnulf [1] http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/spanish -- The Open Source Geospatial Foundation Arnulf Christl, President http://www.osgeo.org On 18.06.2012 17:18, Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses wrote

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Governance

2012-05-26 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
and Board election is always a major pain and takes weeks to complete. It is impractical to do this more than once a year. -- The Open Source Geospatial Foundation Arnulf Christl, President http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Future perspectives for OSGeo

2012-05-02 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
as all in OSGeo - but not cluttering the Discuss list. The board will start to post a few threads in the next days summarizing the thoughts shared so far. Best regards, Arnulf -- The Open Source Geospatial Foundation Arnulf Christl, President http://www.osgeo.org

FOSS4G South America (was: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GeoBolivia - hiring personal)

2012-02-13 Thread Arnulf Christl
Hi Conference Committee, there are several mails related to having a FOSS4G in South America. Mabye we can keep an eye on this and support them from OSGeo. Cheers, Arnulf On 02/13/2012 05:24 AM, slesage wrote: I hope we will succeed in having a close collaboration between GeoBolivia and the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Member nomination: Martin Landa

2011-11-15 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 14.11.2011 18:35, Anne Ghisla wrote: Dear all, I have the pleasure to nominate Martin Landa [0] for OSGeo charter membership. Martin is a PhD student at Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering, study program

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination of Nicolas Bozon

2011-11-10 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 10.11.2011 01:01, Markus Neteler wrote: I would like to nominate Nicolas Bozon: Nicolas Bozon is specialized in design of GUIs for FOSS4G based applications, he has contributed to various FOSS4G projects and used OSGeo tools for scientific

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSSGIS Konferenz 2012 in Germany

2011-11-10 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
for three quarters of all marketing). Have fun, Arnulf [0] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSSGIS [1] http://www.fossgis.de/konferenz/2012/callforpapers/ [2] http://osm.org/go/0MHPTGS2K [3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bauhaus -- The Open Source Geospatial Foundation Arnulf Christl, President http

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] charter member nomination: Tim Sutton

2011-11-09 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 09.11.2011 13:13, Duarte Carreira wrote: I would like to nominate Tim Sutton. I?m probably not the best person to introduce Tim, but here goes. I know Tim mostly as Developer, Project Steering Committee member and project

[OSGeo-Discuss] Report from the OSGeo Board meeting

2011-09-20 Thread Arnulf Christl
the many talks we had with OSGeo members and friends at the conference and look forward to a productive coming year. On behalf of the OSGeo board of directors, Arnulf Christl [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Face_to_Face_Meeting_Denver_2011#Agenda [2] http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/board [3

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2010 Charter Member Selection

2010-11-12 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
for taking on the responsibility of organizing the Charter Member elections again. Looking forward to another exciting year of OSGeo. Have fun, Arnulf. - -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSSGIS 2011 Call for Papers eröffnet

2010-10-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, the FOSSGIS conference (FOSS4G's small sibling) has opened the Call for Papers [1]. It will be in German language but we all manage some English, so feel free to come visit beautiful Heidelberg from 5th to 7th of April 2011. Best regards,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geopaparazzi released

2010-09-27 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
, Andrea [0] http://www.geopaparazzi.eu [1] http://tinyurl.com/35zucxt ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org -BEGIN PGP

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: OSGeo Board Election 2010 Results

2010-08-27 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
Christl * Daniel Morissette * Frank Warmerdam * Tim Schaub Thanks to everyone for running. The voting participation was 82% and there were no tie scores to arbitrate. Your complete resulting Board is: * Arnulf Christl * Chris Schmidt * Daniel Morissette * Frank Warmerdam * Geoff Zeiss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source vs Closed source

2010-04-15 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
- -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iEYEARECAAYFAkvHW98ACgkQXmFKW+BJ1b2UewCeJe5qxNdOQmQ6ynqtxF1VkLqC KMIAnjNxmMXbgd2+xDH4O78SliJkpm4z =5gRT -END PGP

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Whitebox GAT

2010-03-26 Thread Arnulf Christl (aka Seven)
On Wed, 2010-03-24 at 10:45 -0400, John Lindsay wrote: Hello, I wanted to let you know about a new open-source GIS project that I have initiated called Whitebox Geospatial Analysis Tools. Whitebox GAT is a user-friendly and expendable GIS with significant capabilities for spatial

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Generalizing complex 3D vector polygon data

2010-03-23 Thread Arnulf Christl
? Since my team is heavily using FOSS4G, we're looking for a solution (if any) that would ideally be 100% FOSS4G. Thanks for any feedback, Alex I'd check out OSSIM. - -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Is the integration of FOSS4G and proprietary software good for FOSS4G?

2010-03-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] U.S. Department of Interior soliciting Ideas on improving business practices

2010-03-10 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
Hi Folks, The U.S Department of Interior has a website up soliciting ideas for improvement. Each idea gives registered users options to comment and vote on suggestions. There is a suggestion posted for the use of open source software, and I have just posted a suggestion for regular

[OSGeo-Discuss] Mailing List for jquery geo development

2010-03-06 Thread Arnulf Christl
SAC, can you please set up a mailing list named geojquery? I volunteer as list admin. Once the list is up and prodictive we will announce it on this list again. After that you have to follow progress there. Best regards, Arnulf. - -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us

[OSGeo-Discuss] New OSGeo Mailing List: jQuery for geospatial development

2010-03-06 Thread Arnulf Christl
://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/geojquery Hack the Wiki at: http://geojquery.org/ Tweet it, blog on it. Maybe this is a chance to get the attention of spatially unaware developers. Thanks to Till for starting this and to Jan for bringing it into the Spanish speaking worlds. Best regards, - -- Arnulf

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Comparison

2010-02-18 Thread Arnulf Christl (aka Seven)
On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 15:28 +0100, Andrea Aime wrote: Rafal Wawer ha scritto: Hi Jovi, For a start you can take a look at the evaluation results of CASCADOSS project - you will find there also other types of FOSS4G software too.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Software Copyright ownership

2010-02-13 Thread Arnulf Christl (aka Seven)
Cleaning up an older thread... From what I gather from the lists there seems to be no broad opinion in favor of making projects move their copyright under the hood of OSGeo. With the recent discussion of potential export restriction enforcement by incorporated organizations incorporated in USA

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] options for getting paid technical/mentoring support on foss geo applications

2010-01-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
for us what we need are technical advise as we develop the request solutions from our partners. Many thanks in advance. Best regards, Arnulf Christl. [1] http://www.osgeo.org/search_profile -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Poland OSGeo Chapter's members will co-organize a conference

2010-01-17 Thread Arnulf Christl (aka Seven)
On Sat, 2010-01-16 at 23:30 +0100, Tomasz.Kubik wrote: I am pleased to announce that: The OSGeo Poland Chapter is co-organizing a conference on the GIS applications of open source software. The event will take place on May 13-14 in Wroclaw,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGEO code

2009-12-22 Thread Arnulf Christl
) ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us/ ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Software Copyright ownership

2009-12-13 Thread Arnulf Christl
. /me slowly walks off for cover Best regards, Arnulf. [1] http://monty-says.blogspot.com/2009/12/help-saving-mysql.html -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us/ ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fw: open access resources/Natural Earth Data Cartography 2.0

2009-12-03 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
...@lists.uvic.ca https://lists.uvic.ca/mailman/listinfo/caglist ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl

Re: [Fwd: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] GDAL and ESRI]

2009-11-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
like viral effect but that does not make is any more appropriate. :-) Will need to add this to [[Category:Advocacy]] some day... -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Incubator] [Fwd: Re: Request for OSGeo projects logos]

2009-11-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Someone was a lot brighter than me long ago: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Logos_from_OSGeo_projects Pls. update your links and add our new projects while you are at it. Regards, Arnulf Christl wrote: Folks, Frank is perfectly right in saying

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Question about FOSS4G Business Models

2009-11-24 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
are a good introduction. Hope this helps. Best regards, [1] http://arnulf.us/Open_Source_Business_Models [2] http://arnulf.us/History_and_Mission_of_OSGeo -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Events OSGeo India

2009-11-23 Thread Arnulf Christl
) are appreciated. Regards, Arnulf PS: Trying to sort through mails after longer absence from office. Please bear with me. -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] AGU in December (Volunteers)

2009-11-17 Thread Arnulf Christl (aka Seven)
or not. Thanks, Alex ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us/sevendipity

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

2009-10-01 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
-- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Pictures from Intergeo

2009-09-30 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
Hey, Intergeo was a great success. There are a few shots available through the osgeohackingevent2009 account (thanks again to Anne Ghisla): http://www.flickr.com/photos/osgeohackingevent2009/sets/72157622486321366/ Regards, -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Board] 2009 Board Election Results

2009-09-30 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
. Your complete resulting Board is: * Ari Jolma * Arnulf Christl * Frank Warmerdam * Howard Butler * Markus Neteler * Chris Schmidt * Geoff Zeiss * Jeff McKenna * Ravi Kumar http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_of_Directors Yours, Paul Ramsey CRO 2009

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

2009-09-28 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Project representation at Intergeo

2009-08-31 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
#Press_Information -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us/ ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Examples of Opposition to Open Source/Open File Formats in the United States

2009-08-21 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
immediately. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Any plan for improving Service Providers?

2009-08-07 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
of the main web site or rather their English names? My preference tend to the first. Too many ideas, no one to do it. Sure. Thats why the SPD still looks as it does... :-) Best regards, Arnulf. [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Barnstars -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org

[OSGeo-Discuss] OGC Technical Committee Meeting protocol available Online

2009-07-15 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
regarding OGC feel free to ask and discuss on the OSGeo Standards mailing list. Best regards, Arnulf [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OGC [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OGC_News -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list

[OSGeo-Discuss] OGC Technical Committee Meeting protocol available Online

2009-07-15 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
regarding OGC feel free to ask and discuss on the OSGeo Standards mailing list. Best regards, Arnulf [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OGC [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OGC_News -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Some cialis spam in the wiki...

2009-07-03 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
grown beyond any imaginable bra sizes... Anybody aware of a way to delete the users themselves (now they only show up as not-yet-edited pages)? Best regards, Arnulf. [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php?title=Special:ListUsersgroup=sysop [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Special:ListUsers -- Arnulf

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Some cialis spam in the wiki...

2009-07-03 Thread Arnulf Christl
. Arnulf Christl (OSGeo) a écrit : Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses schrieb: I've found several pages and some users spamming the wiki as you can see in [1] [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php?title=Special%3ASearchns2=1search=cialisfulltext=Advanced+search Greetings Thanks for the notice

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Some cialis spam in the wiki...

2009-07-03 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
for the Comunity, if you give me the power... mhuahahaahahahaha And Arnulf, I'm not really interested about your bodily dimensions, for sure mate, ni de coña ;-D Bests, Done, thanks for helping out! http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Special:Log/rights -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Park at Intergeo 2009

2009-06-23 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
. With best regards, Arnulf Christl -- President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Intergeo_2006 http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Intergeo_2007 http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Intergeo_2008 http://www.fossgis.de/wiki/Intergeo_2009 (early planning stage

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Open Source Park at Intergeo 2009

2009-06-23 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
and organization of the community area and FOSSGIS booth duty. Fell free to contact me directly if you need more information on the event, community and project areas. With best regards, Arnulf Christl -- President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Intergeo_2006 http

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Wiki Upkeep - Orphaned Pages

2009-04-23 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jason Birch schrieb: Alex Mandel wrote: There should be 0 pages removed from this process, and when in doubt about a link, just leave it for someone else who knows that topic. There are a bunch of old MapGuide links there that were migrated

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] parsing coordinates

2009-04-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 pere roca ristol schrieb: hi all, I'm developing a webapplication that let's user upload their point data and play with it. It currently works with lat/long in a CSV with this format (eg: *0.44, -79.9 *) but we find users with some of these

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] What usually your local chapter exhibit in a conference?

2009-04-15 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jacolin Yves schrieb: Le Tuesday 14 April 2009 22:46:13 Cameron Shorter, vous avez écrit : Yves, Have you considered using the LiveDVD instead of a USB key? I suspect it would be cheaper. (at ~ $2 per DVD). You can also include all the data and

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] meruvian program

2009-03-02 Thread Arnulf Christl
Hey Frans, I was out of office for several weeks and only now found your mail. This sounds very interesting, I can see that you have been very aactive in the past years! Congratulations. Best regards, Arnulf. Frans Thamura wrote: hi there i just create a slide, still mixed indonesia and

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] California Chapter Held First Annual Meeting

2009-02-26 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
Landon, cool to see lots of activity in your local chapter. I think the idea of awarding good geo data stewardship is very good and hopefully some other local chapters are interested in picking up this idea. The list of chapter members who are willing to serve as outreach speakers could also be

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] some post-FOSS4G thoughts

2008-10-09 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
On Tue, October 7, 2008 22:55, Gavin Fleming wrote: Frank wrote: As an alternative to a stand-alone event, it can also be helpful to work with an existing GIS conference organizer to provide an open source track or something similar. We've just been approached by www.eis-africa.org who are

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] some post-FOSS4G thoughts

2008-10-09 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
On Tue, October 7, 2008 21:16, Frank Warmerdam wrote: Landon Blake wrote: When I think about the possibility of setting up a local or regional conference I get a little scared about the unknowns. How do you go about locating conference space? Do you approach local hotels and motels about

[OSGeo-Discuss] How to become an OSGeo member

2008-10-01 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
All, Markus was so kind as to update our membership pages so that finally we should all be able to understand how to become a member. This is an announcement to please check back and let us know whether this is actually true. From http://www.osgeo.org/content/faq/getting_started.html = Getting

[OSGeo-Discuss] Beta-test the GEospatial Applications Registry (GEAR)

2008-10-01 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
FYI. Maybe they will appreciate some humble Open Source contributions. == In support of the Geospatial Line of Business, an FGDC-coordinated activity to streamline geospatial activities across the US federal government, a GEospatial Applications

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Projects at FOSS4G

2008-09-11 Thread Arnulf Christl
Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: I'm curious about how many different projects (OSGeo and others) will be represented at FOSS4G by speakers, workshops, etc. Rather than wade through the presentation listing, I thought I'd be lazy and ask here. If you know that your project(s) are going to be

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] The New Board to be and Global representation

2008-07-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
Mateusz Loskot wrote: On Jun 17, 2008, at 11:45 PM, Arnulf Christl wrote: On Fri, June 13, 2008 18:47, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: On 13-Jun-08, at 1:26 AM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote: Hi I can't be more agree with we should seek the best people to represent the foundation

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Annual General Meeting at FOSS4G

2008-06-28 Thread Arnulf Christl
Yves Jacolin wrote: Le vendredi 27 juin 2008 19:22, Jason Birch a écrit : I agree with the concept of lightning-talk style reports, but I think that it was valuable having the open question/comment section at the end for general OSGeo organizational discussion. We didn't really have that

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Thematic Mapping Engine as Open Source?

2008-06-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
Bjorn Sandvik wrote: Thanks for your feedback. I'll consider the pros and cons between different licenses. I don't have commercial interests, but I would like the project to be sustainable. I've changed my mind about using SourceForge, - I agree that Google Code is more suitable. Just as

[OSGeo-Discuss] Chickens, Boards and Export Restrictions

2008-06-12 Thread Arnulf Christl
All, every now and then governance issues pop up in lists and on IRC. I will try to summarizes some of them for those of .us who do not follow all OSGeo communication that closely. One critique is that the board of directors does not make decisions easily and quickly which could be seen as a

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