RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Comparison between MapServer/OpenLayers and ESRI ArcIMS

2009-05-31 Thread Traian Stanev
However, they (the US govt.) don’t even need a specific legal provision to spy on data that is hosted outside the US, and they’ve been doing that since forever… ;-) From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Richard Desrochers Sent: Sunday,

[OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Open source TIN code?

2009-03-02 Thread Traian Stanev
Not sure about the BSD licensing part, but here are some cool TIN triangulators which are open source. This one (Streaming Delaunay) has BSD-like license, but may be overkill for what you need: http://www.cs.unc.edu/~isenburg/sd/ This one (FIST) has nebulous licensing (different for

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] 'lossless' JPEG2000

2008-02-23 Thread Traian Stanev
It is not possible to *prove* a mathematical relationship by example. One would have to study the set of all possible images in the world and make sure they have no loss in order to effectively prove the claim. On the other hand you can *disprove* it by providing a single counterexample. That

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: idea for an OSGeo project -- a new, open data format

2007-11-22 Thread Traian Stanev
How about an OGR driver for SDF? No need to invent a new API when one already exists. Traian From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mateusz Loskot [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 2:36 PM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject:

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: idea for an OSGeo project -- a new, open data format

2007-11-22 Thread Traian Stanev
PM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: idea for an OSGeo project -- a new,open data format On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 05:17:46PM -0800, Traian Stanev wrote: How about an OGR driver for SDF? No need to invent a new API when one already exists. I think that was exactly Bob's

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] How to assess rendering quality?

2007-10-10 Thread Traian Stanev
Antialiasing, when done wrong is just making the edges intermediate colors. When done right it also involves subpixel positioning which improves not only the visual appearance but also the relative accuracy of lines -- i.e. visual weight is most correctly distributed over exact position of the