Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2008 Events on your calendar

2008-01-20 Thread H . S . Rai
On Jan 10, 2008 3:45 AM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://www.osgeo.org/event/2008/01/10/list/all/all snip If you have an event that you think is important to OSGeo members to know about, attend or that open source will be presented at, please drop me a note with details

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OpenStreet Maps

2007-09-13 Thread H . S . Rai
On 9/5/07, RAVI KUMAR [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good idea. Open HIS enthusiasts can make a difference like this. Please see my humble beginning at: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=30.910878591019117lon=75.96681554171508zoom=8layers=B0F and

[OSGeo-Discuss] OpenStreet Maps

2007-09-04 Thread H . S . Rai
Lot many efforts are being undertaken by various agencies, individuals to generate FLOSS software and to create data related to places. But I found very little such data, belonging to Asian countries, available on openstreetmap.org Why we are not using this great facility, being offered by this

Re: [OSGeo_discuss] Fwd: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: FOSS GIS in India

2007-08-11 Thread H . S . Rai
On 8/11/07, Arup Dasgupta [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: No body wants to touch OSS because it is perceived to be a nerd thing/ not useful/ not maintainable/etc. Can there be possibility of following for perceiving such things: a) Lack of confidence/competency b) Getting few events sponsored from

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS GIS in India

2007-08-10 Thread H . S . Rai
On 8/10/07, RAVI KUMAR [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The students of computer-science (a general term) rarely develop code for GIS, as they are probably much in demand elsewhere. It is a fact that 'Google summer of code', may not be an option for young programmers, Though generalisation will be

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board Election Results

2007-08-08 Thread H . S . Rai
Congratulations to the new BoD, and hope OSGeo will touch new heights in their leadership. At the same time, I wish suitable strategies may be adopted for more acceptance of OSGeo in developing countries, which has huge potential. -- H.S.Rai ===

[OSGeo-Discuss] Election: BoD

2007-07-30 Thread H . S . Rai
Although there is a need of developing countries to adopt OSGeo and FOSS GIS. it is a fact, that adoption of such software is not upto desired level. There is need of understand reasons behind this and require more physical contact, conferences, workshops in addition to using Internet for this