Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] points of interest database

2013-01-28 Thread Raj Singh
already do that? If not and if you need some involvement for the semantic part I would also be happy to participate. Best regards, Dimitris Raj Singh wrote: Hi Dimitris. I'm the host/developer of OpenPOIs from OGC. Right now OpenPOIs is an aggregation of Geonames and DBPedia

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] points of interest database

2013-01-28 Thread Raj Singh
Oh one more note. It's a raw dump, in the custom data model I'm using for best performance. It's not in the draft standard available here, but that's my next task: http://www.w3.org/2010/POI/documents/Core/latest --- Raj On Jan 28, at 2:28 PM, Raj Singh r...@rajsingh.org wrote: I've made

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] points of interest database

2013-01-23 Thread Raj Singh
to follow/adapt the corresponding W3C recommendation or do you already do that? If not and if you need some involvement for the semantic part I would also be happy to participate. Best regards, Dimitris Raj Singh wrote: Hi Dimitris. I'm the host/developer of OpenPOIs from OGC. Right

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] points of interest database

2013-01-22 Thread Raj Singh
providers to add to the database. That should be ready in a few weeks. I'd be happy to get you a postgresql/postgis database dump at any time if that would be useful. --- Raj Singh r...@rajsingh.org http://www.rajsingh.org/ On Jan 22, at 11:56 AM, Dimitris Kotzinos kotz...@csd.uoc.gr wrote: Dear

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] pycsw Receives OGC Compliance Certification and Reference Implementation Status

2013-01-15 Thread Raj Singh
Andrea, the RI policies have changed a bit in the last few years so it's worth taking a read through that new policy document and/or contacting Luis at OGC for clarification. --- Raj On Jan 15, at 4:33 AM, Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kal...@gmail.com wrote: Wondering, what steps did you follow to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open source map server

2011-08-04 Thread Raj Singh
SLD is Styled Layer Descriptor: http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/sld defines an encoding that extends the WMS standard to allow user-defined symbolization and coloring of geographic feature and coverage data. SLD addresses the need for users and software to be able to control the visual

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] MapQuery 0.1.0 released

2011-07-29 Thread Raj Singh
What does MapQuery do beyond what OpenLayers does? Does MapQuery formally extend OpenLayers? In other words, does MapQuery include OpenLayers, but provide an interface familiar to jQuery developers, or was OpenLayers simply informal inspiration? --- Raj On Jul 28, at 3:56 PM, Steven Ottens

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] MapQuery 0.1.0 released

2011-07-29 Thread Raj Singh
OpenLayers and do some of the advanced stuff we're not providing. Steven On Jul 29, 2011, at 6:04 PM, Raj Singh wrote: What does MapQuery do beyond what OpenLayers does? Does MapQuery formally extend OpenLayers? In other words, does MapQuery include OpenLayers, but provide an interface

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Booth at FOSS4G...

2011-07-05 Thread Raj Singh
Hi Tyler. I'm interested in having OGC share a booth with OSGeo, basically just as a place to meet people and hand out pamphlets. I'd be willing to man the booth and talk OSGeo in exchange! --- Raj On Jun 29, at 8:19 PM, Tyler Mitchell wrote: Hi all, it's that time of year to think more

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Using an OSGeo membership to work at the OGC

2011-04-15 Thread Raj Singh
I don't know what the guidelines are from the OSGeo side, but from the OGC side (as Jody mentioned) the primary guideline is that you can't be an employee of an organization that could get OGC membership the usual way. These OSGeo memberships are intended to accommodate the ad hoc nature of

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

2010-10-08 Thread Raj Singh
? --- Raj On Oct 7, at 3:46 PM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote: On 6 October 2010 18:02, Raj Singh r...@rajsingh.org wrote: I think that's the most sensible idea. Geonames seems to be the gold standard right now. --- Raj sorry to be late to this geowanking but what about the geoplanet

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

2010-09-24 Thread Raj Singh
Arnulf, that's exactly what the OGC Geosynchronization spec describes! Servers advertise their changes in a GeoRSS feed -- where the content element describes the change in WFS-T XML. It's nicely loosely coupled, because as you eloquently state, clients can decide what they want to do with the

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

2010-09-21 Thread Raj Singh
Just to add another option to the discussion, OGC has a Geosynchronization specification getting close to being finalize. It uses XML requests from the Web Feature Service - Transactional spec to describe actions on a spatial database such as add, modify, delete. Like CouchDB, it also doesn't

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source OGC Sensor Web Enablementimplementations [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-08-04 Thread Raj Singh
www.erozja.ung.pulawy.pl - Original Message - From: Raj Singh r...@rajsingh.org To: OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org Sent: Monday, July 26, 2010 5:56 AM Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source OGC Sensor Web Enablementimplementations [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED] I encourage everyone

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OGC + OSGeo CSS Standards Problem?

2010-07-26 Thread Raj Singh
OGC always takes a survival of the fittest approach to technology strategies. So if a large enough community desires CSS based map styling, it would certainly be considered by OGC for standardization. The way to insert this approach into the OGC process is to write a discussion paper, which

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

2010-07-25 Thread Raj Singh
I encourage everyone to register their implementations at: http://www.opengeospatial.org/resource You can find all implementations registered with OGC by going to: http://www.opengeospatial.org/resource/products/byspec and selecting, for example, Sensor Observation Service v.1.0.0 from the

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

2010-06-15 Thread Raj Singh
I would love to know this too! --- Raj On Jun 15, at 10:00 AM, andrea giacomelli wrote: Hi - I received a request from a team who is not (yet) on the discussion list -- ...We are looking for free/open source package which can display

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

2010-06-15 Thread Raj Singh
? Or perhaps 'complex' means something different in this case? -- Chris stefan Raj Singh schrieb: I would love to know this too! --- Raj On Jun 15, at 10:00 AM, andrea giacomelli wrote: Hi - I received a request from a team who is not (yet) on the discussion list

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

2010-06-15 Thread Raj Singh
. but if it does 3.1.1? http://wiki.deegree.org/deegreeWiki/deegree3/HowToWorkWithGML the text in the page mentions version 3.1 stefan Raj Singh schrieb: I would love to know this too! --- Raj On Jun 15, at 10:00 AM, andrea giacomelli wrote: Hi - I received a request from a team who is not (yet

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Getting a .kmz into GIS

2010-06-14 Thread Raj Singh
Looks to me like the PNGs referenced in the KML are 2 logos and a small image preview icon. The actual image file seems to be called 20100614151937_Envisat_VV.tif, but I can't figure out the full web URL. --- Raj On Jun 14, at 9:29 AM, Tim Waters wrote: Hi Ezra, looking inside the kmz

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Searching proper schema constructs in layered GML application schema

2009-11-12 Thread Raj Singh
OGC's GML discussion forum is probably the best place to ask this. http://feature.opengeospatial.org/forumbb/viewforum.php?f=9 Staff monitors the board and tries to make sure posted questions get looked at by topic experts within the membership. --- Raj On Nov 12, at 6:21 AM, Krzysztof FF

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] distributing read-only vector files?

2009-11-03 Thread Raj Singh
Look at the section called, Copyright Information for use with Australian Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO data at http://external.opengis.org/twiki_public/bin/view/ClimateChallenge2009/ScenarioAusBOM for an example of how the Australian government has approached the situation. --- Raj On

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OGC geospatial rights mgt. summit

2009-05-31 Thread Raj Singh
But OGC could, as a service to its membership, work with SC to define standardized classes of licenses that would help geospatial data publishers with their licensing needs all along the permissions spectrum. --- Raj On May 30, at 4:53 PM, Ian Turton wrote: On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 7:09

[OSGeo-Discuss] The Open Indicators Consortium

2009-04-15 Thread Raj Singh
The Open Indicators Consortium The University of Massachusetts Lowell announces the formation of a national open source consortium to develop a new system for integrating and visualizing neighborhood, municipal, and regional data Project Leaders: Georges Grinstein and William Mass, University

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Where are all the FOSS OGC Client implementations?

2009-01-05 Thread Raj Singh
Note that anyone can add to OGC's registered products listing here: http://www.opengeospatial.org/resource/products/registration --- Raj On Jan 2, at 4:01 AM, Tim Sutton wrote: Hi On Tue, 2008-12-30 at 15:17 +0100, Miguel Montesinos wrote: Hi Tim, Do you mean apart from OGC Registered

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] georss reader

2008-09-29 Thread Raj Singh
Rome http://georss.geonames.org is a Java open source library that reads GeoAtom (Atom + GeoRSS). More readers are talked about at http://georss.org/blog/category/software/reader/ --- Raj On Sep 26, at 8:36 PM, Rushforth, Peter wrote: Hi, Does anybody have an idea if such a thing exists?

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Time window request on OGC protocol?

2008-09-26 Thread Raj Singh
If all you need are time and bounding box parameters, WFS Simple might be easier to implement than WFS: http://www.ogcnetwork.net/wfssimple Andrea does a good job of describing how to do a time query with WFS, but it requires using Filter Encoding, which is a bit heavy. I also have just

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] AAG Boston OSGeo Social Meetup

2008-04-17 Thread Raj Singh
I'll be there by 9! --- Raj On Apr 15, 2008, at 9:51 PM, Christopher Schmidt wrote: AAG is happening in Boston this week, and in an effort to make some things happen, I'm planning to have a social meetup this Thursday with anyone who is interested in coming. Time: Thur, Apr 17th, 7:45PM

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: OGC WPS and Amazon SQS

2008-02-27 Thread Raj Singh
I just attended an Open Grid Forum event (http://www.ogf.org/OGF22/) where lat-lon and 52north showed off some very nice WPS work. OGC plans to work more closely with the Grid community to further improve our service offerings for distributed computing, but it won't be a quick and easy

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geospatial Events Calendar?

2007-10-18 Thread Raj Singh
Just to add another one to the list, OGC events are listed here: http://www.opengeospatial.org/event There's a small link in the bottom right to the iCal URL, which is: webcal://www.opengeospatial.org/event/ical --- Raj On Oct 14, 2007, at 11:16 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: Has anyone set up

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed

2007-10-08 Thread Raj Singh
I didn't feel the activity was well enough defined. OGC has done a lot of these types of things, and found that they work best when the participants have a pressing issue to tackle. In the future, I suggest that the integration issue is grounded in a real-world problem that is relevant to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGEO OGC spec development

2007-07-16 Thread Raj Singh
Also remember that OGC has made its Mass Market Working Group discussion list public: http://mail.opengeospatial.org/mailman/listinfo/mass-market-geo This is the best way for non-members to get in on certain discussions, particularly the ones Jeroen mentions. That allows individuals to put

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Software Standards - The Ugly Truth

2007-06-23 Thread Raj Singh
An angel investor is by nature too small and idiosyncratic a group to guarantee good results--isn't this the benevolent dictator argument http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benevolent_dictator? If they happen to be both well-meaning and right good things can happen. But there's a much better

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Any plans for OGR fdo to support GML

2007-06-14 Thread Raj Singh
I recently had a cause to try this out. I wanted to translate GeoRSS GML. Turns out I couldn't do it until I changed the syntax to GML2 format and threw some extra tags around the gml:Polygon element to make it more like a real piece of GML. You can grab my sample file from here (for a few

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Call for help with Where 2.0 and OGC

2007-04-12 Thread Raj Singh
side, this is being coordinated by Raj Singh, someone who has an understanding and respect for the OSGeo community and what we're about. Raj and I both feel this event would be a good step towards helping OGC and OSGeo can work together in the future -- something a number of us have talked about