[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [TC-Announce] OGC invites Tenders for the Provision of Compliance Testing Software Engineering Consulting Services

2021-07-16 Thread Bruce Bannerman via Discuss
FYI > Begin forwarded message: > > From: announce--- via TC-Announce > Subject: [TC-Announce] OGC invites Tenders for the Provision of Compliance > Testing Software Engineering Consulting Services > Date: 15 July 2021 at 23:38:01 AEST > To: tc-annou...@lists.opengeospatial.org > Reply-To:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Statement on Community Standards

2021-05-31 Thread Bruce Bannerman via Discuss
Agreed Jody. My preference is the Berlin Code of Conduct. It is short, succinct and says what we need to say in a number of languages. Bruce > On 1 Jun 2021, at 03:57, Jody Garnett via Discuss > wrote: > >  > Astrid: > > The page links to the code of conduct for several communities, but

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Parsing well-known text

2020-09-06 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hello Pierre, It is dangerous to assume what the coordinates in a data set represent. It may not have implications for your particular use, but could have serious consequences for other uses downstream. A good approach is to consult the discovery metadata that describes the dataset that you

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [OSGeo-Standards] Spare OGC membership slot

2019-02-21 Thread Bruce Bannerman
*don’t* know, in particular about how OSGeo interacts with > OGC (hence a discovery mission to do) > > Regards > > Adam > > > >> On Thu, 21 Feb 2019 at 22:42, Bruce Bannerman >> wrote: >> I’ve had one more expression of interest, off list. &g

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [OSGeo-Standards] Spare OGC membership slot

2019-02-21 Thread Bruce Bannerman
tact me or visit >> "https://www.opengeospatial.org/projects/initiatives/active; if you're >> interested in learning more. Full observer privileges are available to all >> OGC members (including the OSGeo slot). >> >> Thanks. >> -Scott >> >>

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Invitation to participate in the 2018 OSGeo Charter Member elections

2018-10-19 Thread Bruce Bannerman
I am also concerned at the lack of information and discussion that took place this year. I do not recall seeing anything through the Discuss lists and was not aware of the Wiki page listed below. Hence my votes were limited accordingly. At the least, it would have been useful to have the wiki

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Diversity in FOSS4G

2018-08-12 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hello everyone, It is good to see this discussion. We have a very good community, with talented people from many diverse ethnicities, cultures and gender. From my point of view, I would prefer to see a situation where we concentrate on getting the best representation for a particular event.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] How to retire membership status?

2018-06-22 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Well said Cameron. Bruce > On 23 Jun 2018, at 07:35, Cameron Shorter wrote: > > Could each of us please be a bit more measured and forgiving when responding. > It seems a few words have been selected which caused more offense than > intended. > I remember Jeff McKenna once saying that he

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] withdrawal from Board election

2017-10-22 Thread Bruce Bannerman
+1 Bravo Vicky! Very well said. Thank you. Kind regards, Bruce > On 22 Oct 2017, at 23:45, Vicky Vergara wrote: > > Open letter to Jeff McKenna. > > Dear Jeff: > > I am so sad about the situation that led you to ask about the withdrawal. > > All of us, OSGeo

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] withdrawal from Board election

2017-10-21 Thread Bruce Bannerman
+1 Maxi. I’m very sorry to see this Jeff. As a community, we need to look closely at what we allowed to happen during this process. We cannot afford to chase away very talented and passionate people. Jeff is but one of them. I have not been impressed by our actions. Bruce > On 22 Oct 2017,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Costly FOSS4Gs

2017-10-18 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hello Ravi, I have not really been following this discussion closely, but I can see from this email that you are upset. I’m not sure what it is that you are upset over based on the few lines in your email. I suspect that the issue may be: "Is there a solution to OSGeo FOSS4G events, that are

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Hackathon: building fully open climatic monitoring system [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2016-10-23 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Massimiliano, I will be very interested to see how this initiative develops. It overlaps with a couple of the areas that I'm working in. One of the hats that I wear is as Co-chair of the Expert Team - Climate Data Management Systems (ET-CDMS). ET-CDMS is sponsored by the World

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

2016-10-19 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Several years ago, Cameron Shorter and I responded to an Australian Government Parliamentary Inquiry into opening up access to public sector data. (8 years now Cameron...) This was done on behalf of OSGeo AustNZ. See [1]. There is definitely a role for OSGeo in lobbying for access for open data.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] CoverageJSON

2016-08-30 Thread Bruce Bannerman
e: Tuesday, 30 August 2016 10:15 > To: Jon Blower <sgs02...@reading.ac.uk>, OSGeo Discussions > <discuss@lists.osgeo.org> > Cc: Massimiliano Cannata <massimiliano.cann...@supsi.ch>, Bruce Bannerman > <bruce.bannerman.os...@gmail.com> > Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Dis

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] CoverageJSON

2016-08-30 Thread Bruce Bannerman
ttp://www.melodiesproject.eu > > -- > Dr Jon Blower, > MELODIES project coordinator, > University of Reading > j.d.blo...@reading.ac.uk > > From: Massimiliano Cannata <massimiliano.cann...@supsi.ch> > Date: Thursday, 18 August 2016 09:47 > To: Bruce Bannerman &

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] CoverageJSON

2016-08-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
ronment. > > Have you been thinking about data compression too? For raster data, this > could be key issue IMHO. > > good luck > > Jachym > > čt 11. 8. 2016 v 0:47 odesílatel Bruce Bannerman > <bruce.bannerman.os...@gmail.com> napsal: >> Hi, >

[OSGeo-Discuss] CoverageJSON

2016-08-10 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi, Are any projects doing any work with the emerging data format, CoverageJSON? See: - https://covjson.org/ - https://github.com/covjson/specification/blob/master/spec.md I understand that this is still a work in progress, but is in a fairly stable state at the moment. If anyone has looked

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: FW: Some more stuff about coordinate reference systems

2016-08-07 Thread Bruce Bannerman
FYI, info on the Apache SIS library. Martin Desruisseaux of Geomatys has done a good job with his presentation at [2] that describes why spatial reference systems are important. Bruce -- Forwarded message -- On 5/08/2016, 19:59, "Jon Blower" wrote:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Does rasdaman CE solve an open source geospatial problem?

2016-05-22 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Edzer, Thank you for your timely email. I agree that the functionality of the community version has been constrained and have noted your comments below on aa earlier thread on the Rasdaman lists that proceeded down a similar line with direct responses to issues avoided through diverting the

[OSGeo-Discuss] Rasdaman has been in OSGeo Incubation for 4.5 years, not 6 years

2016-05-20 Thread Bruce Bannerman
This email is just to correct the public record. Several of us have stated that Rasdaman has been incubation for six years. This is not the case. I have just been going through the Incubation list archives. Rasdaman was accepted into OSGeo Incubation in November 2011:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Recent comparison of desktop GIS and image processing capability?

2016-05-18 Thread Bruce Bannerman
GIS? Bruce > From: Discuss <discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org> on behalf of Tom Roche > <tom_ro...@pobox.com> > Sent: Wednesday, 18 May 2016 9:17 AM > To: discuss@lists.osgeo.org > Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Recent comparison of desktop GIS and image > pro

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Recent comparison of desktop GIS and image processing capability?

2016-05-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
. Is this something that projects are doing currently? Bruce On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 4:09 PM, Bruce Bannerman <b.banner...@bom.gov.au> wrote: > > > On 13/05/2016, 16:08, "Discuss on behalf of Paolo Cavallini" > <discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org on behalf of cavall...@faunalia.it&

[OSGeo-Discuss] Recent comparison of desktop GIS and image processing capability?

2016-05-12 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Has anyone done a recent comparison of desktop GIS and image processing capability? It would be interesting to see where we stand now with FOSS4G software functionality. It appears that this is what ESRI is using to compare the functionality of their various license levels:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [rasdaman-dev] Re: [Incubator] Rasdaman and OSGeo Incubation: Proposed way forward

2016-05-10 Thread Bruce Bannerman
. My challenge to the Rasdaman Community is to speak up on this issue. Do you want a project that values and facilitates meritocracy? Bruce Bannerman OSGeo Mentor for Rasdaman -- > *From:* rasdaman-...@googlegroups.com <rasdaman-...@googlegroups.com> on

[OSGeo-Discuss] Radaman relationships. [was: Re: [Incubator] Should OSGeo accept "benevolent dictator" projects into OSGeo?]

2016-05-08 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hello Marc and Moritz, This is not just an issue relating to Academia and Open Source. In the interests of full disclosure, there is also a proprietary interest here: - Rasdaman Gmbh [1] offers a dual licensed [2] version of Rasdaman. This has been discussed previously on the Incubation list.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Incubator] Rasdaman and OSGeo Incubation: Proposed way forward

2016-05-08 Thread Bruce Bannerman
respond. An email response to the Rasdaman Users list is all that is required. Bruce Bannerman OSGeo Mentor for the Rasdaman Project > On 8 May 2016, at 21:02, Peter Baumann <p.baum...@jacobs-university.de> wrote: > > Allow me to respectfully disagree. > > rasdaman is l

[OSGeo-Discuss] Rasdaman and OSGeo Incubation: Proposed way forward

2016-05-05 Thread Bruce Bannerman
s a credit to you all. Bruce Bannerman OSGeo Mentor to Rasdaman [1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Community_Projects ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Request to OSGeo Board for more information on Jeff McKenna's resignation [was: Re: Board give us some infor About Board]

2016-01-10 Thread Bruce Bannerman
information being provided. I second Ravi's call to the OSGeo Board for more information on what actually occurred to arrive at this outcome. Bruce Bannerman From: Discuss <discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org> on behalf of Ravi Kumar < > manarajahmundry2...@gmail.com> > Date: S

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Use cases and requirements for web maps

2015-09-28 Thread Bruce Bannerman
The joint working W3C/OGC group that Scott refers to may be found at: http://www.w3.org/2015/spatial/wiki/Main_Page Bruce > From: on behalf of Scott Simmons < > ssimm...@opengeospatial.org> > Date: Tuesday, 29 September 2015 07:04 > To: Cameron Shorter

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

2015-09-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Cameron, I was very surprised to see the email below. It seems to me that the issue may just be a simple misunderstanding by someone, not a deliberate act of sabotage. I'll add some comments as the OSGeo Incubation Mentor for the Rasdaman project: Thanks for digging out the reference at

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fw: [Election 2015] Board Nomination for Jody Garnett

2015-09-16 Thread Bruce Bannerman
, 2015 at 6:59 AM, Bruce Bannerman <b.banner...@bom.gov.au> wrote: > > > From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org <discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org> > on behalf of Vasile Craciunescu <vas...@geo-spatial.org> > Sent: Wednes

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Invitation to participate in the OSGeo membership consultations

2015-07-30 Thread Bruce Bannerman
2015 23:52 To: Bruce Bannerman Subject: Invitation to participate in the OSGeo membership consultations Dear Bruce, As an existing OSGeo Charter Member, you have been invited to participate in the 2015 OSGeo membership consultations. To participate, please click on the link below

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Python framework for working with OWS services [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2015-03-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
(Apologies for cross posting) Hello Colleagues, We’re looking around for a good, robust open source python framework for working with OGC Web Services. Our initial need is to automate the validation and testing of our internal services, though I expect that our need will grow from there. Can

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Incubator] New incubation procedure

2015-03-11 Thread Bruce Bannerman
along in the checklist each project is. -- Jody Garnett On 10 March 2015 at 16:12, Bruce Bannerman bruce.bannerman.os...@gmail.com wrote: We need to be careful when playing around with our 'Incubation Procedure'. It causes considerable angst and disruption to both mentors

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Incubator] New incubation procedure

2015-03-10 Thread Bruce Bannerman
We need to be careful when playing around with our 'Incubation Procedure'. It causes considerable angst and disruption to both mentors and to the relevant communities going through incubation when we keep trying to change to rules. From my opinion as a mentor, the current process while

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fixing FOSS4G [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

2014-09-24 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Cameron, I just re-read this wiki page. Well done on collating this information in such a concise and thoughtful manner! Bruce From: Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.commailto:cameron.shor...@gmail.com Date: Saturday, 20 September 2014 7:17 To: Discuss OSGeo

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Hacking OSGeo

2014-09-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
IMO Hi Jeff, I don't believe that this public 'Mea Culpa' is warranted. You are a respected member of the community and are entitled to a personal view. I understood from what I read that your comments were personal. Perhaps using an 'official OSGeo email address' might make it clear when the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Inquiry: Help please! [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

2014-08-03 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Sid, A search on the term photogrammetry may also help. This is a very specialised discipline. You will find that some photogrammetric software already exists. Bruce From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Using ArcGIS Desktop with PostGIS [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2014-07-11 Thread Bruce Bannerman
can't get around it with WFS-T either. So in a nutshell, to write to native PostGIS via a database connection or WFS-T you need either ArcGIS Standard ('Editor') or Enterprise ('ArcInfo') or ArcGIS Server (set up to use native PostGIS geometry). Gavin On 11/07/2014 06:56, Bruce Bannerman wrote

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Using ArcGIS Desktop with PostGIS [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2014-07-11 Thread Bruce Bannerman
changed since then as it has been a couple of years. The team has disbanded since, but if there were interest in engaging any of them, I'd be happy to make introductions. I also know of companies that do work in this space. Andrew On 11/07/14 00:56, Bruce Bannerman wrote: Hi, Does anyone have any

[OSGeo-Discuss] Using ArcGIS Desktop with PostGIS [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2014-07-10 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi, Does anyone have any experience using PostGIS as a vector spatial data source with ArcGIS Desktop as a client? I’m particularly interested in our ArcGIS Desktop users being able to create, update and delete spatial data managed within a PostGIS environment, without the use of ArcSDE or

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

2014-07-03 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Cameron, I agree that on re-read the new wording covers this. Bruce From: Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.commailto:cameron.shor...@gmail.com Date: Friday, 4 July 2014 9:01 am To: Bruce Bannerman b.banner...@bom.gov.aumailto:b.banner...@bom.gov.au Cc: Discuss OSGeo discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

2014-07-02 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Cameron, There is perhaps one other aspect of the process that you may wish to review. This is the requirement for nominees to ‘beat their own chest’ saying how good they are. I think that this step is not required. What needs to be said, should be said by the person who is doing the

[OSGeo-Discuss] What is sponsorship?: was Re: Membership fee (was: Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members) [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

2014-07-02 Thread Bruce Bannerman
member who is working towards a common goal. Therefore the sponsorship that I would like to contribute is expertise, time and effort: not dollars. Thank you for initiating this thread. We need more discussion on these types of issues. Bruce On 2/07/2014 9:57 am, Bruce Bannerman b.banner

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

2014-07-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Dirk, Well said. However as someone who fits in all four categories that you¹ve defined, I must point out that the sponsorship dollars may perhaps not be in these categories either. I find it easier to contribute time as **a member of the community** and definitely do not want to be seen as

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: FW: Possible CS-W Portal Opportunity

2014-02-06 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Paul, I noted your last paragraph below, which does ring alarm bells for me. What is the intent of this approach? Is it: - To potentially launch a piece of software as an open source project that DHS ST will sponsor and support through the incubation process until the project becomes

[OSGeo-Discuss] FW: [Meteo.DWG] Interested in Governing Earth Science Data Communities? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2014-01-05 Thread Bruce Bannerman
fyi From: Ted Habermann thaberm...@hdfgroup.orgmailto:thaberm...@hdfgroup.org Date: Friday, 3 January 2014 9:28 am To: meteo@lists.opengeospatial.orgmailto:meteo@lists.opengeospatial.org meteo@lists.opengeospatial.orgmailto:meteo@lists.opengeospatial.org,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for Mark Leslie [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2013-07-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
+1 Mark is a passionate advocate for OSGeo and FOSS4G. He delivers a good course too ;-) Bruce From: Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.commailto:cameron.shor...@gmail.com Date: Thursday, 18 July 2013 10:52 AM To: Jody Garnett jody.garn...@gmail.commailto:jody.garn...@gmail.com Cc: OSGeo

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: End the vote!

2013-07-16 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Adrian, As a 'reject';-)I agree with your assessment. It did cause me to reassess my level of contribution, but did not stop me from working within the community. I also did not like the requirement to 'bang my own drum'. That left me in a very uncomfortable situation and I chose not to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FW: OSGeo Board Priorities

2013-03-04 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Cameron and 'The Board', Thanks for putting these thoughts together. This seems like a good strategic approach to take. Bruce *From: *Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.com *Date: *Mon, 4 Mar 2013 10:44:42 +1100 *To: *OSGeo Discussions, OSGeo-Board List *Subject: *[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G North America - Blind voting [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2013-01-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Cameron, Agreed. As has been discussed in similar threads, and as we found for Sydney, it helps the LOC determine relative popularity of presentations for room allocation. However, perhaps the actual final results do not need to be published. Presenters are either accepted or they're not,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G presentation review process [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-10-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Agreed. Well said Cameron, with the aside that there may be an interesting talk from a previously little known person. I suggest leaving this to the discretion of the LOC and interested parties who subscribe to that year's FOSS4G mailing list. A popularity campaign is not required or wanted.

[OSGeo-Discuss] NOAA's standards based Enterprise Spatial environment [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-08-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
In case you missed this: http://www.opengeospatial.org/blog/1665 Bruce ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G 2012 Cancel Request

2012-07-10 Thread Bruce Bannerman
of the calibre of recent FOSS4G. If our professional organiser for FOSS4G-2009 had pulled out months before our event, I suspect that we would have had to do what you have done. @Jeff, well said. Bruce Bannerman -- Forwarded Message *From: *Jeff McKenna jmcke...@gatewaygeomatics.com *Date: *Tue

[OSGeo-Discuss] Xlink 1.1 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-04-24 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Please note Carl Reed's blog on OGC's policy and timeline to move to Xlink 1.1: http://www.opengeospatial.org/blog/1597 Bruce Bannerman ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

FW: [OSGeo-Discuss] chart/diagram of all osgeo projects and library connections [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-04-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
:14 +1000 To: Bruce Bannerman Subject: Fwd: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] chart/diagram of all osgeo projects and library connections Bruce, I seem to remember that you created a map of osgeo-projects at one point? Original Message Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] chart/diagram of all

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

2012-03-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Landon, At [1] you'll find the report from the 'Inquiry into Improving Access to Victorian Public Sector Information and Data' from Australia's Victorian Parliament. Their approach is to move towards a Creative Commons scheme. This allows the recognition of the data set creator's copyright.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Mapping Tools for Real Estate Parcels [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-01-08 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Arnie, Is this data not available via your local government authority that is responsible for property related data? Bruce On 7/01/12 3:37 AM, Arnie Shore shor...@gmail.com wrote: Hello all. We have a need for mapping a few hundred parcels, and I expect that will mean walking the property

[OSGeo-Discuss] FW: [OGC Press Release] Take the 'Business Value of OGC Standards' Survey! [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2011-11-06 Thread Bruce Bannerman
For those who haven't seen this. If you have the time, please take this survey. The results will be very useful. Bruce Bannerman -- Forwarded Message From: OGC Press Release annou...@opengeospatial.org Reply-To: annou...@opengis.org, annou...@opengeospatial.org Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 06

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geomajas Geometry Project [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2011-07-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
to work with Simple Features 1 (aka Complex Features). Some examples are WaterML 2.0 and GeoSciML. We will also be looking seriously at CSML 3.0. Bruce Bannerman On 13/07/11 10:52 PM, Jody Garnett jody.garn...@gmail.com wrote: It is the ISO 19107 specification; the same one that lurks behind GML

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] weave release [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2011-06-16 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Percy, Fyi there is already a spatial intelligence framework on the market called Weave [1]. We've been using it with great effect recently. I'll be interested in looking at your product as well. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://www.cohga.com/index.php?option=com_contentview=articleid=9Itemid

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Meteo.DWG] multi-lingual WMS-legends [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2011-05-27 Thread Bruce Bannerman
and OSGeo should not invent another mechanism for this. Regards, Jeff DLB -- Jeff de La Beaujardière, PhD NOAA Data Management Architect NESDIS/OSD/TPIO On 2011-05-24 18:14, Bruce Bannerman wrote: An issue from OSGeo-Discuss that may be of relevance here as well. Do we have a proposed way

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fedora Geo/GIS Spin [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-11-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Do we really need two projects doing this work? To my perhaps naive thinking, wouldn't the results of both projects be essentially the same? Bruce On 18/11/10 6:36 AM, Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Viji, This sounds very interesting. I suggest touch base with Mathieu

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Charter member candidates, pls step forward! [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-11-04 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Michael, I don't like beating my own drum... I'll let my actions stand on their merits. We are indeed fortunate to have such a wealth of talent in our community, as can be seen by the nominees. Bruce On 5/11/10 3:46 AM, Michael P. Gerlek m...@lizardtech.com wrote: Those of you who've

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: git like for geodata management [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-09-23 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Ragi, I agree. I think that we have a way to go yet to have something comparable to the ArcSDE / ArcGIS Multi-versioning and version conflict detection functionality. The advantage that the ArcSDE solution has is that edits are made directly within the database. This works well within an

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Staistical analysis support needed [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-09-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Mayank, You may wish to implement this functionality via an OGC Web Processing Service. That way, if your technology requirements change in the future, you can limit the impact of the change. Bruce On 14/09/10 1:40 AM, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com wrote: On 09/13/2010 06:45 AM,

[OSGeo-Discuss] EU Guide on procurement of open source revised [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-09-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
fyi: For those who keep tabs on these issues: http://www.osor.eu/news/eu-guide-on-procurement-of-open-source-revised Bruce ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

FW: [OSGeo-Discuss] Automatic-Metadata Catalogueing [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-08-31 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Fyi, Ben Searle from Australia's OSDM, asked me to forward this to the list. Bruce -Original Message- From: Ben.Searle Sent: Thursday, 26 August 2010 10:38 AM To: Bruce Bannerman; discuss@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Automatic-Metadata Catalogueing [SEC

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Automatic-Metadata Catalogueing [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-08-25 Thread Bruce Bannerman
model), ideally via OGC GML Community Schema / Profiles. Bruce Bannerman (apologies Markus, I won't have time in the next few weeks to add this to the wiki...) [1] http://www.osdm.gov.au/Metadata/default.aspx [2] http://www.osdm.gov.au/Metadata/ANZLIC+metadata+resources/default.aspx [3

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source OGC Sensor Web Enablement implementations [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-07-22 Thread Bruce Bannerman
with urls to your documentation? Many thanks in advance. Bruce Bannerman ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Install gvSIG 1.10 on Mac? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-07-19 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Can someone point me in the right direction here please? I'd like to install gvSIG 1.10 under Mac OSX 10.6. From doco at OSGeo project listing and at gvSIG site, the project appears to support Macs. At the downloads page [1], I only see options for Windows and Linux. I'm assuming that the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Display of Multibeam data in open source gis [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-07-18 Thread Bruce Bannerman
In addition to Grass, there are several image processing apps that may be of assistance: ossim: http://www.osgeo.org/ossim mbsystem: http://www.mbari.org/data/mbsystem/ rat: http://radartools.berlios.de/ Bruce On 18/07/10 7:15 AM, Markus Neteler nete...@osgeo.org wrote: On Sat, Jul 17,

[OSGeo-Discuss] Commercial Support for OSGeo / FOSS4G applications [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-07-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
I need to respond quickly to an international / intergovernmental group, where I'd like to cite examples of: - Proprietary companies using FOSS4G software (e.g. ESRI using GDAL); - Examples of sizable organisations that provide support for FOSS4G applications, development and customisation. -

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] How to make a map on a CD [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-30 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Perhaps use GeoPDF [1] as the destination format on the CD? Bruce [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GeoPDF On 1/07/10 2:53 AM, Landon Blake lbl...@ksninc.com wrote: Leith, I believe what you are proposing may not be as simple as it sounds. You might be able to create some type of live CD

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] displaying complex GML in web-based enviroment ? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
not sure if it has been released under an Open Source license, though much of their work has been. Andrea, I think that you have contacts on this team via the GeoServer community. [1] http://portal.auscope.org/gmap.html Bruce Bannerman On 16/06/10 12:28 AM, Raj Singh r...@rajsingh.org wrote: I

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 5 Star OSGeo project maturity rating [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-08 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Cameron, Well stated. As an organisation that is implementing Open Source spatial, we are looking to applications that have graduated from OSGeo Incubation as an indication of quality. If this is not the case, as has been indicated in this thread, then IMHO, we as OSGeo need to devise an

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 5 Star OSGeo project maturity rating [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-08 Thread Bruce Bannerman
On 9/06/10 10:40 AM, P Kishor punk.k...@gmail.com wrote: The last thing that anyone wants is for a major player to implement a poor quality application and have problems with the bad publicity that would follow. We cannot expect that knowledgeable OS Spatial people will always be doing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 5 Star OSGeo project maturity rating [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-06 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Jason / Cameron, From the potential utiliser / implementer viewpoint: I'd like to think that any project that has graduated OSGeo Incubation could be considered a quality project with all of the vectors described by Andrea. This proposed rating system implies that this may not be the case.

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Raster catalog ideas [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-05-03 Thread Bruce Bannerman
://www.terralib.org/docs/papers/TerraLib-OSBook-versionJanuary2008.pdf Bruce Bannerman From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Mike Toews [mwto...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, 4 May 2010 6:11 AM To: discuss

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [OSGeo-Standards] TMS and WMTS [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-04-07 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Brian, There is nothing forcing *you* down the open standards path if that is a direction that you don't wish to go. To me, as I've said before on this list, it just makes plain sense. I would be doing my organisation a disservice by pursuing proprietary solutions that did not implement open

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Software Copyright ownership

2010-03-22 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Arnulf, I'm just catching up on my email and noticed your renewal of this thread. If OSGeo is to go down the route of getting IP into one organisation, it would be good to see the IP protected in a regime that is not subject to software patents and can offer some protection against them.

Re: FW: [OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for information about Open Data practicesand how it help to foster collaboration. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-19 Thread Bruce Bannerman
to the OSGeo-AustNZ submission made by Cameron Shorter and myself. The link to the OSGeo-AustNZ submission may be found at [2] if you're interested. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/edic/inquiries/access_to_PSI/final_report.html [2] http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/edic/inquiries

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for information about Open Data practices and how it help to foster collaboration. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
IMO: The Australian Federal Government's efforts currently appear to be focused on an initiative called 'Government 2.0'. See the blog at [1]. If you scroll down a bit you'll see a link to the final Taskforce Report. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://gov2.net.au/ -Original Message

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] HELP PLEASE - Does anyone know where I can get high resolution GIS data for use in tutorials? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-12 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Simon, Check out the Australian Spatial Data Directory [1]. Geoscience Australia also have a wide range of datasets that I understand are now available via Creative Commons. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://asdd.ga.gov.au/asdd/tech/zap/basic.html -Original Message- From

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] HELP PLEASE - Does anyone know where I can get high resolution GIS data for use in tutorials? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-12 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Australia Pty Ltd PO Box 160, Sunshine, Victoria 3020. P: 9311 5822. M: 041 830 3437. mailto: scrop...@botanicusaustralia.com.au mailto:scrop...@botanicusaustralia.com.au web: www.botanicusaustralia.com.au http://www.botanicusaustralia.com.au On 13/01/2010 11:07 AM, Bruce Bannerman

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Include remote sensing software in OSGeo desktop shootout? Re: Discuss Digest, Vol 36, Issue 31 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-03 Thread Bruce Bannerman
IMO: Hi Drew, A good question. I had assumed that as image manipulation and processing functionality is required as part of the normal desktop workflow for a significant range of spatial use cases that it would be included in this type of comparison. Bruce -Original Message-

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Will there be an OSGeo Desktop shootout atFOSS4G 2010? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2009-12-21 Thread Bruce Bannerman
results of algorithm operations based on a control set of data. I'd like to see the list of features that Todd compared (at Table 13) expanded somewhat to include e.g. functionality related to data capture and maintenance; transformations; reprojections etc etc. Just a thought. -- Bruce

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo barriers to entry

2009-11-16 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Tyler, Perhaps this 'issue' is not so big after all... A comment that was made to me by a colleague after FOSS4G-2009 was that she thought that it was great to see such a high percentage of attendees were female; dramatically higher than she would have traditionally seen at a spatial /

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Regarding The Microstation DGN Maps georeferencing [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2009-11-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Padmini, It has been a long, long time since I used MicroStation, however this may help. Typically it will depend on the people who captured the data that you are working with: - some are only concerned with the immediate vicinity of their engineering project and will arbitrarily define a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] new military OSS policy

2009-10-27 Thread Bruce Bannerman
following suit... Bruce Bannerman [1] http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/government_it/open_source.aspx -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Miles Fidelman Sent: Wednesday, 28 October 2009 4:16 AM To: OSGeo

[OSGeo-Discuss] The Rabbit

2009-10-25 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Paul, By unanimous decision of the LOC, you have been entrusted as keeper of the FOSS4G-2009 Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch [1]. We felt it better not to leave loose ends, and know that you will keep it in safe hands. Bruce [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Hand_Grenade_of_Antioch

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [SDI-AsiaPacific] NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge

2009-10-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
fyi -Original Message- From: sdi-asiapacific-boun...@lists.gsdi.org [mailto:sdi-asiapacific-boun...@lists.gsdi.org] On Behalf Of Kate Lance Sent: Thursday, 15 October 2009 11:03 PM To: SDI-Africa; SDI-Europe; SDI-AP; SDI-LAC; SDI-North America Subject: [SDI-AsiaPacific] NAVTEQ

Fwd: [OSGeo-Discuss] Mind Map - Open Source Spatial Projects

2009-10-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
It would be great if you could add in the MapWindow project. MapWindow GIS Desktop Application is a C#/.NET desktop GIS that is completely open source and has about 6000 downloads per month from www.MapWindow.org. Also, under your library/developer tools, we the project also includes a set

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G-2009 Volunteers required - OSGeo Booth

2009-10-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
We need people to help 'man' (or is that 'person ;-) ) the OSGeo Booth during FOSS4G-2009. The booth will be a centre of activity and you will get to meet a lot of the OSGeo personalities. Please volunteer for a half hour session, or two, or three... To sign up, add your name to the Wiki at:

Fwd: [OSGeo-Discuss] Mind Map - Open Source Spatial Projects

2009-10-12 Thread Bruce Bannerman
for) application called Inspiration that allows for building of similar diagrams. I thought it might open the MM file, but no go. Nice file BTW. bobb Bruce Bannerman wrote: Bob, What's the best Client for this MM stuff? A little research on it reveals

[OSGeo-Discuss] Mind Map - Open Source Spatial Projects

2009-10-11 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Thanks George, Amazing. Congratulations! Can i suggest a project that has been around for some years? Check Terralib and TerraView. It's a brazilian project and it's quite mature. http://www.terralib.org/ http://www.terralib.org/ Regards, George Terralib is there. See Software

[OSGeo-Discuss] Mind Map - Open Source Spatial Projects

2009-10-09 Thread Bruce Bannerman
with the source in the OSGeo subversion repository. Details are at: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Bruce.bannerman The information in the mind map is a little dated. Perhaps a few of us can collaborate to maintain it. Thanks to Tyler for his help in getting this into subversion. Bruce Bannerman

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G-2009 - Volunteers needed to help pack conference satchels

2009-10-07 Thread Bruce Bannerman
will take a few hours to do. Bruce Bannerman ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

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

2009-10-04 Thread Bruce Bannerman
features) that are getting a bit dated. Perhaps we can get a few of us together in Sydney to discuss this further. Bruce Bannerman -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Peter Batty Sent: Saturday, 3 October

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G-2009 Birds of a Feather Sessions

2009-10-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
. This year, Birds of a Feather sessions will be held on Thursday 22nd October. A number of rooms are available. First ones in get the rooms. Please visit the Wiki page [1] to register and organise your sessions. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2009_BirdsOfAFeather

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