Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Journal] Ideas/inputs needed for creating a High impact OSGeo Journal

2017-12-17 Thread Landon Blake
ully > re-editing the phrase. This sounds not very nice, I just wanted to say that > Landon Blake stepped down, but not in this wording of course... > > Best, > Christian > > > Am 16.12.2017 um 22:37 schrieb Christian Willmes: > >> >> Though, the Landon B

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Call for Volunteers for Geodata Committee

2017-11-25 Thread Landon Blake
Jeff: I would also be wiling to help out with a reboot of the committee. After your done collecting volunteers, let me know how you want to move forward. Landon On Sat, Nov 25, 2017 at 7:33 AM, Suchith Anand < suchith.an...@nottingham.ac.uk> wrote: > Thank you Jeff for this call . Many thanks

[OSGeo-Discuss] Resignation

2017-10-31 Thread Landon Blake
other robust leadership in place. It is good to see how global this organization has become. Please reach out to me by private e-mail if you have any questions so we don't flood everyone's inbox: sunburned.surve...@gmail.com Landon Blake -- Landon "Homemade cookies. Hmm!&

[OSGeo-Discuss] Geometry Display for Dot Net WPF Program

2017-02-03 Thread Landon Blake
Hey guys. I may need to create a little utility program to display geospatial geometry in a Dot Net WPF program. I've checked out DotSpatial, SharpMap, and MapWindow, but they all seem to have map display components made for Windows Forms and not WPF, or they are no longer maintained. Before I

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

2016-05-04 Thread Landon Blake
Evan wrote: "Actually reading http://www.rasdaman.org/wiki/Governance it seems the sentence that cause trouble is "Should such consent exceptionally not be reached then Peter Baumann has a casting vote." Does that mean that in case there's a tie in voting (which cannot happen with a 3 member PSC

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] Awesome OSGeo Vision and Analysis from Marc Vloemans!

2016-04-18 Thread Landon Blake
Good work Marc. I will print this out and read it over in detail tonight. Landon On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 12:37 AM, Jody Garnett wrote: > Thanks for the interesting read Marc, you are inspiring as always. I > argued with the wiki on your behalf to restore the bulleted

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo4W maintenance activities

2016-02-15 Thread Landon Blake
I'm a MS Windows User at work. I'm not a C programmer, but I know enough to compile some code. I can help with compiling and testing on Windows 64 Bit. Landon On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 8:26 AM, Rashad Kanavath wrote: > Hello Anita, > > I think osgeo4w needs a better

[OSGeo-Discuss] Wiki Clean-Up

2016-02-09 Thread Landon Blake
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 ___ Discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Lidar News magazine false statements on (L)GPL (Was [OSGeo-Standards] REPORT: my OGC membership slot)

2015-11-28 Thread Landon Blake
by Marc and Allen Cheves ...they are the > owners of LiDAR Magazine ..." > > This could be bad news as usually these kind of publications are always > looking for interesting content ... so letting a few magazines go by for > this well edited article by Oliver seems odd. > &

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Journal] OSGEO journal

2015-11-26 Thread Landon Blake
Christian wrote: "First, the Journal has failed to build enough academic merit, that researchers seriously consider to submit their work to the Journal. Second, the articles about community activities need to be published and circulated within short time spans after that activity/event, thus a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Lidar News magazine false statements on (L)GPL (Was [OSGeo-Standards] REPORT: my OGC membership slot)

2015-11-26 Thread Landon Blake
Did we ever hear back from the guys at LIDAR Magazine about publishing a response? Landon On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 2:52 AM, Jo Cook wrote: > I think this is something that we at OSGeo should definitely respond to. > Perhaps we could contact the magazine and explain

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Journal] November/December 2016 Newsletter

2015-11-17 Thread Landon Blake
You could write about anything in 2015. Landon On Sun, Nov 15, 2015 at 12:23 PM, Yves Jacolin <yjaco...@free.fr> wrote: > Hello, > > What is the period covered? 2015 ? > > I will write something monday evening. > > Thanks, > > Y. > > Le samedi 14 novem

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] November/December 2016 Newsletter

2015-11-17 Thread Landon Blake
developer meeting > > http://blog.qgis.org/2015/11/15/a-word-of-thanks-to-the-hosts-of-the-14th-qgis-hackfest-in-gran-canaria/ > > Let me know if I should compile a short summary. > > Best wishes, > Anita > > > On Sat, Nov 14, 2015 at 5:35 PM, Landon Blake < > sunburne

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] November/December 2016 Newsletter

2015-11-14 Thread Landon Blake
, Landon Blake <sunburned.surve...@gmail.com > wrote: > I've got some time off from my day job this week and I'd like to do some > work on a November/December 2015 Issue of the OSGeo Newsletter. > > I'd like to invite chapters, committees, and software projects to send me &

[OSGeo-Discuss] November/December 2016 Newsletter

2015-11-11 Thread Landon Blake
I've got some time off from my day job this week and I'd like to do some work on a November/December 2015 Issue of the OSGeo Newsletter. I'd like to invite chapters, committees, and software projects to send me news and articles on there recent activities. I really appreciate any contributions.

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

2015-02-23 Thread Landon Blake
I agree we should revisit our incubation process and see how our former OSGeo Labs fits in to the overall incubation process. I'm willing to help. What is our next step? Landon On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 12:11 PM, Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Jachym, I think this is a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Journal] OSGeo Journal - Call for Contributions

2014-10-23 Thread Landon Blake
, Barend Köbben -- Barend Köbben Senior Lecturer – ITC-University of Twente PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede (Netherlands) @barendkobben On 22-10-2014 23:47, Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com wrote: We are getting ready to (finally) publish the annual report for 2012. I'm

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Journal - Call for Contributions

2014-10-22 Thread Landon Blake
We are getting ready to (finally) publish the annual report for 2012. I'm going to experiment with a slimmer journal published bi-monthly or quarterly instead of once a year. We'll start this experiment with a Fall 2014 Issue of the Journal. I invite Chapters, Software Projects, and Committees

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Code for ArcGIS and Sketchup

2014-09-26 Thread Landon Blake
OSGeo Guys and Gals: I've got some open source code I hope to release for some recent work of mine. The first batch of code is python code for ArcGIS script tools that can assist with the generation of map books. These tools replace and enhance some of the functionality in the ArcGIS Data

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board candidate vision: Landon Blake

2014-08-26 Thread Landon Blake
...@geosparc.com wrote: Landon, I don't understand your third point. IMHO following OSGeo projects are Java projects (if I don't miss any): - deegree - geomajas - geoserver - geotools D. On 26-08-14 17:45, Landon Blake wrote: I wanted to share some comments on what I’d like to accomplish

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source GNSS Receiver

2013-12-18 Thread Landon Blake
This is so cool...I just had to share it: http://gnss-sdr.org/ To bad it is written in C++. :] Landon ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Sample Contract for Open Source Software Services

2013-09-30 Thread Landon Blake
Wood -- *From:* Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com *To:* OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org *Sent:* Saturday, September 28, 2013 9:43 AM *Subject:* [OSGeo-Discuss] Sample Contract for Open Source Software Services I hope to launch a start-up

[OSGeo-Discuss] Sample Contract for Open Source Software Services

2013-09-27 Thread Landon Blake
I hope to launch a start-up offering services based on some open source geospatial software in the next couple of months. I would like to know if anyone from the OSGeo community would be willing to share a sample contract for open source software services with me. I'd appreciate any help.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Sample Contract for Open Source Software Services

2013-09-27 Thread Landon Blake
was always careful about was making clear what software products were remaining under an open source license vs. becoming the property of the client. Best regards, Frank On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 2:43 PM, Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com wrote: I hope to launch a start-up offering

[OSGeo-Discuss] Help From the Quebec Chapter

2013-09-27 Thread Landon Blake
I'm currently trying to wrap up the 2012 Annual Report before 2014 gets here. :] Could someone from the Quebec Chapter ping me about their annual report item? I checked their wiki page for contact information...but it is in French. Thanks. Landon ___

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Nominate Eli Adam for Carter Member

2013-07-10 Thread Landon Blake
I just want to add that Eli has been critical to getting the last couple volumes of the Journal published. I definitely support his nomination as a charter member. Landon On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 12:30 PM, David Percy per...@pdx.edu wrote: I would like to nominate Eli Adam as Charter Member (can

[OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for Speakers at the Open Source GIS Track for the 2014 CLSA Conference in Reno, Nevada

2013-05-27 Thread Landon Blake
The committee that organizes the Annual California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA) Conference is interested in having a half day or full day event on open source GIS at the 2014 Conference. They've asked me to put together some information about our event schedule and the speakers. I've put up

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G Case Study

2013-05-17 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks for all of the links and suggestions. I'll use this to put together a list of case studies for future issues of the Journal. Landon On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 12:54 AM, Margherita Di Leo direg...@gmail.comwrote: Hi, On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 2:37 AM, Landon Blake sunburned.surve

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G Case Study

2013-05-14 Thread Landon Blake
I'm looking for a case study on the application of open source geospatial software that I can include in Volume 12 of the Journal. Please let me know if you'd be willing to share your organizations experience using open source geospatial software and we can talk more off list. Thank you! Landon

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Treasurer update: 2013 budget, accounting and 501c3 status

2013-05-08 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks for the hard work on our books Daniel! Landon On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 7:37 PM, Daniel Morissette dmorisse...@mapgears.comwrote: OSGeo Members, This email is to give you a few quick updates on OSGeo's finance front: 1- 2013 budget The 2013 budget has been adopted at the 2013-04-11

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] West Coast USA Conference

2013-05-08 Thread Landon Blake
community. Also don't be afraid to 'just do it', if your chapter is interested in hosting their own event, excellent! It's very very important that we spread our passion at the local level. -jeff On 2013-05-07 10:54 PM, Landon Blake wrote: I've been tossing around the idea of organizing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [OSGeo-Standards] ESRI, please publicly share reasons for given for adopting the GeoServices REST API

2013-05-08 Thread Landon Blake
Does the OGC still have any credibility as a transparent standards organization after this? I'm very disappointed in ESRI and OGC based on what I've heard so far. Pretty hard to believe this is coming from the folks that first published the Shapefile specification that made a lot of open source

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [OSGeo-Standards] ESRI, please publicly share reasons for given for adopting the GeoServices REST API

2013-05-08 Thread Landon Blake
. So it appears that it was missed by our Australian voters. Neither Esri or OGC should be blamed for following process if our involvement in the process is late. Regards Craig Sent from my iPhone On 09/05/2013, at 2:25 PM, Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com wrote: Does

[OSGeo-Discuss] West Coast USA Conference

2013-05-07 Thread Landon Blake
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 California Chapter under my lead. I know the

[OSGeo-Discuss] 2012 Annual Report Participation

2013-05-06 Thread Landon Blake
I wanted to send out a brief thank you to everyone that wrote and submitted an annual report item for last year. There is double or triple the number of report items this year when compared to last year. Needless to say, I'm running behind with all of the extra content that needs to be reviewed

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anymore Contributions for the OSGeo Journal Volume 12?

2013-04-03 Thread Landon Blake
a foundation in 2013, so we should/will definitely contribute. We are discussing this already internally. What is our deadline? best, Just van den Broecke secretary OSGeo.nl On 03-04-13 01:38, Landon Blake wrote: Today I finally started doing the real work of getting Volume 12

[OSGeo-Discuss] Anymore Contributions for the OSGeo Journal Volume 12?

2013-04-02 Thread Landon Blake
Today I finally started doing the real work of getting Volume 12 of the OSGeo Journal published. I've got, or will soon get, annual report items from the following: - Korean Chapter - Italian Chapter - California Chapter - United Kingdom Chapter - Summer of Code Committee - Incubation Committee

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Need some advice on how to start contributing to osgeo

2013-03-22 Thread Landon Blake
Deshdeep: What other programming languages can you code in? You might want to check with the GDAL project if you like programming in C. If you want to work on image processing in Python, let me know. I have a project you could help with. Landon On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 3:44 AM, Deshdeep

[OSGeo-Discuss] Seeking Contributions for the 2012 Annual Report

2013-01-09 Thread Landon Blake
I'd like to get started on the 2012 Annual Report soon, so we can have it published in the journal by the end of March. This is a request for chapters, software projects, and committees to submit their annual report items for 2012. I'd like to get these as soon as possible, and definitely by the

[OSGeo-Discuss] California Chapter Now Accepting Open Geospatial Data Award Nominations

2012-12-07 Thread Landon Blake
I want to let everyone know that the California Chapter is now accepting nominations for the Open Geospatial Data Award: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Open_Geospatial_Data_Award You can submit your nominations on the California Chapte rmailing list, or by e-mail to sunburned.surve...@gmail.com.

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Journal Volume 11 (2011 Annual Report) Published

2012-12-04 Thread Landon Blake
I'm pleased to announce the release of the OSGeo Journal Volume 11. This is the 2011 Annual Report for our organization. I would like to thank Scott Mitchell for his work on the News article, and all the chapters and software projects that contributed report items. I also need to give a HUGE

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Is Your Project In OSGeo Labs?

2012-11-29 Thread Landon Blake
. Thanks for you effort!!! Ezra On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 6:31 PM, Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com wrote: I'm in the process of trying to take over as the steward for OSGeo Labs as part of my duties with the OSGeo Incubation Committee. As part of this process I'd like to get a handle

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Is Your Project In OSGeo Labs?

2012-11-29 Thread Landon Blake
over to the incubation mailing list so we don't bore people on the discuss mailing list. Thanks for responding to my inquiry! Landon On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:28 PM, Ari Jolma ari.jo...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/29/2012 02:31 AM, Landon Blake wrote: I'm in the process of trying to take over

[OSGeo-Discuss] Is Your Project In OSGeo Labs?

2012-11-28 Thread Landon Blake
I'm in the process of trying to take over as the steward for OSGeo Labs as part of my duties with the OSGeo Incubation Committee. As part of this process I'd like to get a handle on the projects that are in labs. There is a short list of stable and young and experimental projects on the current

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G NA Web Site

2012-11-27 Thread Landon Blake
I don't know who is responsible for the FOSS4G NA web site (http://foss4g-na.org/), which I just saw today, but it is beautiful. I admire whoever was responsible for the web design, and I wanted to acknowledge their good work on behalf of OSGeo and FOSS4G NA here. Landon

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Journal: Request for Volume 12

2012-11-13 Thread Landon Blake
...@iosa.it wrote: Il 10/11/2012 00:25, Landon Blake ha scritto: I don't think I ever made the request for peer review articles for Volume 12 of the OSGeo Journal on this list. You can find the request here: Hi Landon, a quick question. I read that The article topic should be related

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Journal: Request for Volume 12

2012-11-09 Thread Landon Blake
I don't think I ever made the request for peer review articles for Volume 12 of the OSGeo Journal on this list. You can find the request here: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Volume_12_-_Request_for_Peer_Review_Articles It is also here:

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Geospatial Data Award

2012-10-25 Thread Landon Blake
At the last annual meeting of the OSGeo California Chapter, chapter members decided to move forward with the creation of the Open Geospatial Data Award. This award will be given to one (1) organization each year in California. The award will recognize the organization's efforts to promote open

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Seeking guidance for contributing to OSGeo.

2012-10-16 Thread Landon Blake
could help me in this regard. Warm Regards On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 2:41 AM, Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com wrote: Akshita: If you have Java programming skills we are always looking for more help with OpenJUMP. Let me know if you interested and I'll intuitive you

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Blogs

2012-08-16 Thread Landon Blake
OSGeo Members: I'd like to start a blog about my work as volunteer editor of the OSGeo Journal. This blog would give me the opportunity to do the following: 1) Provide regular updates on the Journal. 2) Recruit new volunteers for the Journal team. 3) Solicit Contributions to future issues of the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Blogs

2012-08-16 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks Frank. I'll move forward. On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 11:31 AM, Frank Warmerdam warmer...@pobox.com wrote: On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 8:38 AM, Landon Blake sunburned.surve...@gmail.com wrote: OSGeo Members: I'd like to start a blog about my work as volunteer editor of the OSGeo Journal

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

2012-07-27 Thread Landon Blake
FYI: I release all of the code for my projects under the GPL and LGPL, and have no plans on switching for my projects. So the licenses aren't dead quite yet. :] I think there is a tradeoff in the licensing decision between the greater adoption that comes with a weaker license, and the stricter

[OSGeo-Discuss] Seeking Contributions: OSGeo Journal Annual Report for 2011

2012-07-18 Thread Landon Blake
I'm starting work this week on the Annual Report for 2011. I don't have any annual report information from any of our software projects, committees, or sponsors yet. I only have annual report items for the following chapters: - California - Francophone - PDX The annual report is a great

[OSGeo-Discuss] Did anyone else see this article on OSGeo?

2012-07-09 Thread Landon Blake
It was in GPS World: http://www.gpsworld.com/gis/gss-weekly/open-source-gis-12997?utm_source=GSSutm_medium=emailutm_campaign=Geospatial-Weekly_05_17_2012utm_content=open-source-gis-12997 Landon ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org

[OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Member Nomination

2012-07-03 Thread Landon Blake
I'd like to nominate Ragi Burhum as an OSGeo Charter Member. Ragi is an important member of the OSGeo California Chapter. During the past four years, Ragi has made several presentations about FOSS4G in various conferences ranging from small local Linux Chapters to conferences like PgWest, SCALE,

[OSGeo-Discuss] Sharing GIS Data Models

2012-06-20 Thread Landon Blake
I recently started work on a GIS for a small sewer district at my day job. I'm currently using diagrams I created in Inkscape (http://inkscape.org/) to illustrate the following elements of my GIS data model: 1) Simple Feature Attributes 2) Individual Feature Level Metadata When the data model

[OSGeo-Discuss] Simple Topology File Format Specification

2012-06-20 Thread Landon Blake
As part of my recent work for setting up a GIS for a small sanitary sewer district, I've been working on a simple way to share network topology information between GIS systems. The current method for storing and sharing network topology uses two delimited text files. The first delimited text file

[OSGeo-Discuss] Why You Can't Ignore Open Source Software

2012-05-30 Thread Landon Blake
Glad to see my fellow surveyors coming around. :] http://geodatapoint.com/articles/view/why_you_cant_ignore_open_source_software Landon ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Call for 2011 Annual Report Items: Sponsors, Projects, Chapters, Committee, Board

2012-03-22 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks for putting the report together Jody! Landon On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 2:01 AM, Jody Garnett jody.garn...@gmail.com wrote: Looks like you are handling projects in incubation on your end; in any case the incubation committee report is now available. -- Jody Garnett

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

2012-03-13 Thread Landon Blake
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 application to GIS. However, I haven't found much at all

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

2012-03-13 Thread Landon Blake
around. Landon On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 10:20 AM, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com wrote: 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

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Call for 2011 Annual Report Items: Sponsors, Projects, Chapters, Committee, Board

2012-02-27 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks Richard! Landon On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 3:49 PM, richard burcher drownedf...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Landon, I will be submitting the report for the Ottawa Chapter. Cheers, Richard -- View this message in context:

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

2012-02-15 Thread Landon Blake
Its good to now I'll always be loved and have a home as an open source Java programmer. :] Landon On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 5:17 AM, Jody Garnett jody.garn...@gmail.com wrote: I would (surprise) like to invite you to take part in the GeoTools project. We have a nice developers guide[1] to help

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Call for 2011 Annual Report Items: Sponsors, Projects, Chapters, Committee, Board

2012-02-14 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks Jody and Sanghee for your support and help. Landon 2012/2/13 Shin, Sanghee endof...@gmail.com: Dear Landon, I added Korean Chapter activities of 2011 to the wikipage you mentioned. I really appreciate your efforts. With regards, Sanghee 2012. 2. 14., 오전 7:04, Landon Blake 작성

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

2012-02-14 Thread Landon Blake
That is a dangerous e-mail on a list like this. :] If you still have volunteer juice left when your done with Cameron, we'd love extra help on OpenJUMP. I have at least 6 things I should be working on for OpenJUMP right now. It is a great open source desktop GIS written in Java, with a really

[OSGeo-Discuss] Call for News Items

2012-02-13 Thread Landon Blake
We should have the OSGeo Annual Report for 2010 published by the end of the week. If you haven't already given them to Scott Mitchell, please forward any news items you want to include to me (sunburned.surve...@gmail.com) or to the mailing list for the Journal. I'll be working on the news items

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] New OSGIS book available...

2012-01-25 Thread Landon Blake
Tyler: Congratulations on getting this book published. I look forward to your future works. Thanks. Landon On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 10:42 AM, Tyler Mitchell tmitch...@osgeo.orgwrote: In case you didn't read the spam elsewhere already... see below :) This is the first book I've pushed out

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The Role of FOSS Foundations By Stephen Walli

2012-01-22 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks for the article link! Landon 2011/12/15 Mateusz Łoskot mate...@loskot.net: Folks, This may be an interesting reading: http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/role-foss-foundations Best regards, -- Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net Charter Member of OSGeo,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Let's start a new OSGeo education webinar initiative

2012-01-22 Thread Landon Blake
I've been dinking around with OpenLayers, so I could do a very basic OpenLayers webinar. I could also do something on the GPX module I added to GeoTools. Is the idea for a live webinar, or for a video produced ahead of time? Landon On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 6:29 AM, Suchith Anand

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

2011-12-20 Thread Landon Blake
This is an important case. Thanks for stepping up to take the lead on the issue MPG. Landon On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 7:23 PM, Michael P. Gerlek m...@flaxen.com wrote: I've volunteered to take point on this issue and do the homework, as a first step towards bringing to the Board for approval.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2011 Charter Member Election Results

2011-12-02 Thread Landon Blake
I would think it appropriate to send an e-mail to people that will be retired as a charter member before they are removed. To be fair, they should've been warned they were on the list to be axed before the vote. (Maybe they already were?) I'm not trying to excuse anyone's lack of involvement, but

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Welcome new Charter members

2011-12-01 Thread Landon Blake
Where do we get the election results? Thanks. Landon On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 2:49 AM, Suchith Anand suchith.an...@nottingham.ac.uk wrote: Dear OSGeo Colleagues, I am greatly humbled and thankful for this opportunity to be Charter member of OSGeo. I will strongly continue in my efforts with

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE : Distracting discussions of discussing [was:] What is North America?

2011-11-24 Thread Landon Blake
So did we decide what we would geographic region we would include in a North American chapter? How would this chapter interact or relate to existing chapters in the United States and other parts of North America? Landon On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 1:13 PM, Jean-Philippe Lagrange

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Seeking Articles, Reports, and Volunteers forVolume 9 of the OSGeo Journal

2011-01-17 Thread Landon Blake
. All are in a production environment and completely open source. Maxi On 01/13/2011 10:49 PM, Landon Blake wrote: While Tyler Mitchell is working hard to wrap up the work and publish Volume 8 of the OSGeo Journal, I've started work with some of our other volunteers on Volume 9. We hope to publish

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Seeking Articles, Reports, and Volunteers for Volume 9 of the OSGeo Journal

2011-01-17 Thread Landon Blake
On 1/14/2011 9:28 AM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: On 2011-01-14, at 7:20 AM, Landon Blake wrote: I don't think there is a problem covering other programs or libraries, as long as they are open source and related to geospatial data. Landon's definitely right on this - and Ann we'd love

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Ravi OSGeo

2011-01-17 Thread Landon Blake
Ravi, Thanks for the kind words about OpenJUMP. They are good to hear. Landon Mobile: (209) 992-0658 Office: (209) 946-0268 From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Ravi Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2011 7:41 PM To:

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Seeking Articles, Reports, and Volunteers for Volume 9 of the OSGeo Journal

2011-01-14 Thread Landon Blake
Muenster, Germany http://52north.org General Managers: Dr. Albert Remke, Dr. Andreas Wytzisk Local Court Muenster HRB 10849 Von: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] Im Auftrag von Landon Blake Gesendet: Donnerstag, 13. Januar 2011 22:50 An: discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Seeking Articles, Reports, and Volunteers for Volume 9 of the OSGeo Journal

2011-01-13 Thread Landon Blake
material for Volume 9, please e-mail me (sunburned.surve...@gmail.com) or let us know on the Journal mailing list: http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/newsletter You can find the wiki page for Volume 9 here: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Journal_Volume_9 Thanks, Landon Blake

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

2011-01-06 Thread Landon Blake
...@burhum.com] Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:57 AM To: discuss@lists.osgeo.org; Landon Blake Subject: Re: Discuss Digest, Vol 49, Issue 2 Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 15:52:00 -0800 From: Landon Blake lbl...@ksninc.com Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Creating Value from

[OSGeo-Discuss] Creating Value from Raster Data

2011-01-04 Thread Landon Blake
I'm working on a magazine article for ACSM Bulliten entitled Creating Value From Raster Data. The target audience will be land surveyors. I was hoping some of the OSGeo guys would be able to help me with a few questions as I do my research for the article: - Are there any open source

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: International Free and Open Source SoftwareLaw Review

2010-11-30 Thread Landon Blake
Tyler, This looks like a great resource. You can find the first two (2) volumes here: http://www.ifosslr.org/ifosslr/issue/archive Landon -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) Sent:

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Goals and schedule for OSGeo-Live 4.5

2010-11-30 Thread Landon Blake
CSM, Where did we get this document? Did we order from the recorder's, or did it come with supporting documents for a title report? Thanks, SLB From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Landon Blake Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2010

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Goals and schedule for OSGeo-Live 4.5

2010-11-25 Thread Landon Blake
Cameron, OpenJUMP is on Version 1.4.2. I added this version to the spreadsheet. Do you know where I can download the Project Overview for OpenJUMP from last-year's DVD so I can see if it needs updates? Did all of the software on last year's DVD end up being packaged as a DEB? Landon

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Volunteer to help with Volume 8 of the OSGeoJournal.

2010-11-05 Thread Landon Blake
I agree with Tyler's comments. Charlie: Let me know if you have someone to put together an education column for Volume 8. Thanks, Landon -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) Sent: Friday,

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Making my pitch

2010-11-05 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks for that information Jo. It is helpful. Landon -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Joanne Cook Sent: Friday, November 05, 2010 4:09 AM To: discuss Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Making my pitch Dear All, In

[OSGeo-Discuss] Volunteer to help with Volume 8 of the OSGeo Journal.

2010-11-04 Thread Landon Blake
We are getting started with the publication process for Volume 8 of the OSGeo Journal, which we hope to publish before the year's end. We would love to have additional volunteers to lighten the load on the existing Journal editing and publication team. If you have been looking for a way to get

[OSGeo-Discuss] Can charter members be nominated any time?

2010-10-21 Thread Landon Blake
Can charter members be nominated any time? Or do they need to be nominated at a special time of year? Thanks, Landon Warning: Information provided via electronic media is not guaranteed against defects including translation and transmission errors. If the reader is not the

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Can charter members be nominated any time?

2010-10-21 Thread Landon Blake
Warmerdam Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 8:33 AM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Can charter members be nominated any time? Landon Blake wrote: Can charter members be nominated any time? Or do they need to be nominated at a special time of year? Landon, Charter members

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Summary: Representing Places With Intelligent URLs

2010-10-08 Thread Landon Blake
Thanks for the suggestion Jorge. I'm checking out the stuff from Yahoo today. Landon Office Phone Number: (209) 946-0268 Cell Phone Number: (209) 992-0658 -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Jorge Gaspar Sanz

[OSGeo-Discuss] Yahoo Geoplanet Versus GeoNames

2010-10-08 Thread Landon Blake
I found this web page useful. I thought I would share it: http://www.cosmocode.de/en/blog/schoenborn/2010-01/24-free-geo-data-solu tions-compared-geonames.org-vs.-yahoo-geoplanet It goes over some of the similarities and differences between geonames and yahoo geoplanet. Landon

[OSGeo-Discuss] Summary: Representing Places With Intelligent URLs

2010-10-06 Thread Landon Blake
the past 3 million years is 56 mm/yr (2 in/yr). -- http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/facts.php I like Chris Schmidt's quote: The world is fuzzier than you realize. Allan bobb On 10/5/2010 8:52 PM, Landon Blake wrote: The geonames ontology looks like it might work for me. I'll

[OSGeo-Discuss] Representing Places With Intelligent URLs

2010-10-05 Thread Landon Blake
A talk at the recent Location Business Summit and some reading I've done about the semantic web and microformats lately got me to thinking about a standard way to represent places, place names, place data on the web. (I must admit I'm a desktop software guy, not a web programmer.) I thought it

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Representing Places With Intelligent URLs

2010-10-05 Thread Landon Blake
-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Landon Blake Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2010 4:46 PM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Representing Places With Intelligent URLs A talk at the recent Location Business Summit and some reading I've done about the semantic web and microformats

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Representing Places With Intelligent URLs

2010-10-05 Thread Landon Blake
Chris, I'll look into rdfa. Thanks for the suggestion. Landon Sent from my iPhone On Oct 5, 2010, at 5:37 PM, Christopher Schmidt crschm...@crschmidt.net wrote: Warning: Information provided via electronic media is not guaranteed against defects including translation and transmission

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Representing Places With Intelligent URLs

2010-10-05 Thread Landon Blake
The geonames ontology looks like it might work for me. I'll read it over tomorrow. Thanks for the suggestion. Landon Sent from my iPhone On Oct 5, 2010, at 5:45 PM, Ian Turton ijtur...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 8:39 PM, Christopher Schmidt crschm...@crschmidt.net wrote: On

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Journal Vol. 6 Released!

2010-09-28 Thread Landon Blake
Nice work Tyler and the Journal team. Landon Sent from my iPhone On Sep 28, 2010, at 12:33 PM, Tyler Mitchell tmitch...@osgeo.org wrote: The OSGeo Journal editorial team is happy to announce that the most recent issue of the Journal is now released. You can access the index of the past

[OSGeo-Discuss] Are Ari Jolma and Howard Butler standing for re-election to the OSGeo Board?

2010-08-12 Thread Landon Blake
I'm just curious, because I didn't see there names listed on the nominations list. Landon Blake Project Surveyor California PLS 8489 Office Phone Number: (209) 946-0268 Cell Phone Number: (209) 992-0658 lbl...@ksninc.com 711 North Pershing Avenue Stockton, California, 95203

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] GRASS vs OpenJump

2010-08-04 Thread Landon Blake
Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Landon Blake Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 7:16 AM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] GRASS vs OpenJump Faheed: I'm involved in the development of OpenJUMP and will try

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Superficial review of copyright issues related tocollection and publication of education material on OSGeoWebsite (LINK)

2010-08-03 Thread Landon Blake
Simon, Thank you for the hard work you have put into summarizing the copyright issues related to OSGeo content. I have a personal goal of preparing some articles and tutorials related to FOSS geospatial software. I didn't give enough consideration to the licensing of the (1) tutorial text, (2)

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] OGC and OSGeo collaborate on documentation

2010-07-27 Thread Landon Blake
Good work Cameron. It is great to see more cooperation between the OGC and the OSGeo. Landon Office Phone Number: (209) 946-0268 Cell Phone Number: (209) 992-0658 From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On

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