[OSGeo-Discuss] QGIS Supporters...

2012-03-09 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
FYI from QGIS list... Begin forwarded message: From: Paolo Cavallini cavall...@faunalia.it Date: March 9, 2012 1:37:14 AM PST To: qgis-user qgis-u...@lists.osgeo.org Subject: [Qgis-user] Support the meeting Reply-To: cavall...@faunalia.it Hi all. The next developer meeting (AKA

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G North America Conference coming April 10-12

2012-01-23 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Awesome - really excited to see it so far along and well though out already. I only regret that I can't make it do to other speaking commitment, but will be looking forward to promoting it for sure :) Tyler On 2012-01-23, at 12:26 PM, Paul Ramsey wrote: On behalf of OSGeo North America, we’d

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] State of the Bounty?

2011-10-12 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
- Original message - I wonder why would anyone answer no on this. That is easy; sometimes use of open source is a competitive advantage; advertise the services and results (not the tools used). That too. I can imagine for some shops that small bug squashing jobs may not be worth

[OSGeo-Discuss] Moving On

2011-09-20 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
This weekend the OSGeo Board of Directors held their annual face-to-face meeting where they hash out direction, budgets and other items for the upcoming year. For me, the most important outcome from the meeting was that they decided to end my position as Executive Director. It has been an

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Election Update

2011-08-15 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
With less than a week remaining, we are still looking for about 35% of Charter Members to send in their votes. I am sending harassing reminders to all who have not registered a vote yet. Please check your junk mail folders for email from c...@osgeo.org if you haven't received your custom

[OSGeo-Discuss] Candidate's Thoughts on OSGeo

2011-08-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
With a very encouraging list of nominees for the open board positions, it might help (at least me!) if some could share their thoughts about OSGeo and its future direction. As a potential director: * What important areas do you see OSGeo needing to fix or strive for in order to grow? * What

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Candidate's Thoughts on OSGeo

2011-08-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
of other users. best Eduardo Patto Kanegae http://www.webmapit.com 2011/8/5 Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitch...@osgeo.org: With a very encouraging list of nominees for the open board positions, it might help (at least me!) if some could share their thoughts about OSGeo and its future

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: feedback on OSS in Government Systems

2011-03-11 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Begin forwarded message:From: jmw j...@oss-institute.orgDate: March 10, 2011 11:14:51 AM ESTTo: o...@oss-institute.orgSubject: [Ossi] We'd like your feedback on OSS Adoption/Usage in Government SystemsReply-To: j...@oss-institute.org We'd like to get your

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Yikes, we have the fifth OSGeo Anniversary TOMORROW!

2011-02-03 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 2011-02-03, at 3:50 AM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote: Ok as Tyler is apparently very busy I'll post here some ideas (without of course any time to implement some) Hehe, yes running behind on a few things, but I know your ideas would be better than mine anyway ;-) * A metapixel[2]

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] not spam :)

2011-02-03 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Oh darn, they put a silly subject line :) Believe it or not, this is not SPAM... much tastier! On 2011-02-03, at 9:35 AM, Tyler Mitchell wrote: My 2 minutes cake decorating. You can better, I challenge you!! :) Tyler To check the card, click here:

[OSGeo-Discuss] Anniversary Celebrations!

2011-02-03 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Is it anniversary or birthday? Ah, maybe both! I started putting some of the ideas for celebrating onto the wiki page - add your ideas, challenge others, have some fun! http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Anniversary_Celebrations_2011___ Discuss mailing

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [FSF] Call for nominations for the 13th Annual Free Software Awards

2011-02-02 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
FYI - In case anyone wants to nominate their favourite OSGeo project or contributor... Tyler Begin forwarded message: From: John Sullivan i...@fsf.org Date: February 2, 2011 11:01:01 AM PST To: info-...@fsf.org, info-pr...@fsf.org Subject: [FSF] Call for nominations for the 13th Annual

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geenral question about pinging a service for aliveness . . .

2011-01-24 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
You might also want to take a peek at how Nagios does it's monitoring - I'm sure there are a few good examples in there, if not a whole package you could tweak. I used it a long time back... http://nagios.org/ Tyler On 2011-01-24, at 8:17 AM, Bob Basques wrote: All, I'm working on a

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

2011-01-14 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
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 articles re: 52 North or and other friends that are

[OSGeo-Discuss] What events are on your radar for 2011?

2010-12-22 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On osgeo.org/events we keep a list of events that relate to OSGeo, open source geospatial ideas in general or events that OSGeo and friends will have a presence at. We've only got a few items posted into the calendar so far, if you have others you'd like to add, drop me an email. Likewise,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Foss4g sponsorship question

2010-12-10 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On December 10, 2010 12:47:17 pm Jeroen Ticheler wrote: Hi FOSS4G organizers, I read there's a discount for early sponsors when committing before 1 january 2011. But there's no document telling us how and how expensive this is... Time is running out :-(

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Elevation and profile service

2010-12-07 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On December 7, 2010 04:26:08 am nicolas bozon wrote: Hello Cédric, One of the ZOO Project demo could fit to your second use case. The user can draw a polyline on a DEM layer and see the corresponding elevation profile in a jquery dialog. The calculation is done using GDAL as a WPS ZOO

[OSGeo-Discuss] Drupal 6.x translations..

2010-12-06 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I'm looking at upgrading osgeo.org but it's Drupal 5.x site with lots of translated pages (using localization module), but in 6.x language handling is a core feature. Anyone know off hand if this is going to get messy quickly? :) Tyler ___ Discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: International Free and Open Source Software Law Review

2010-11-30 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
FYI - some of you might find this useful re: open source law... -- Forwarded Message -- http://www.ifosslr.org/ifosslr You may also want to encourage government folks to subscribe to the International Free and Open Source Software Law Review (IFOSSLR, www.ifosslr.org). All

[OSGeo-Discuss] Article metadata help

2010-11-17 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I've been told that our Journal system isn't spewing out the appropriate metadata for external harvesting systems to pick up for citations, etc. Anyone have experience with this sort of thing, in particular as it applies in Open Journal System? http://osgeo.org/ojs Tyler

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo @ GITA April - opportunities!

2010-11-15 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi all, Anyone planning to attend, or looking for an excuse to attend, the GITA [1] Geospatial Solutions Conference in 2011? OSGeo will have a booth and several SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES (including conference discounts or free pass when speaking). If you are planning to be there or are

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2010 Charter Member Selection

2010-11-12 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Excellent, thanks a lot Paul for running the process again this year! Results are now added to our official page: http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/members/voting_members.html Welcome aboard! Tyler Tyler Mitchell Executive Director, OSGeo tmitch...@osgeo.org +1-250-303-1831 See you at

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Town Hall Meeting for OSGeo?

2010-11-10 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=#osgeo Or feel free to add me as a Skype contact and send me a note whenever you want. (skype nick: spatialguru) Stay well, Tyler On October 14, 2010 11:12:16 am Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote: Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: Hi everyone, We should all be recovered from the FOSS4G

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Towns listing

2010-11-10 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I'd suggest asking on the Australia-New Zealand mailing list if you haven't already. Getting access to local might be easy enough and others may have reformatted your local sources for you. http://lists.osgeo.org Tyler On 2010-11-10, at 5:38 PM, Peter wrote: If i wanted to make a list of

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

2010-11-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On November 4, 2010 11:46:26 pm Micha Silver wrote: On 11/05/2010 04:08 AM, Charlie Schweik wrote: Landon, I'm wondering about a short regular article on education news. This might be a way for me to survey what people have done and try and summarize? What do you think? Charlie

[OSGeo-Discuss] Steps for starting a local chapter

2010-11-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Local chapters are integral part of OSGeo and the future ecosystem of FOSS4G software. It's always a joy to watch a chapter start from the keen interest of usually one or two people. I get a request or two per month about local chapters, so I put this page together to help describe the steps

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Tools and approaches for the cartography of archaeological excavation sites

2010-11-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On November 5, 2010 03:05:44 am Mathieu Baudier wrote: - do some of you have experience with sensors/methodologies which would provide centimeter order precision, be transportable and usable in remote areas and not too expensive? I've seen some pretty technical discussion of high precision

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] contacting project officers

2010-11-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On November 5, 2010 10:50:41 pm Jody Garnett wrote: Could we set up a mailing list containing project officers to help committees make contact? Even if it is just to invite project representatives to an IRC meeting or other activity; a contact mailing list would perhaps help. I agree it would

[OSGeo-Discuss] 2009 Annual Report Available - OSGeo Journal Volume 7

2010-11-03 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
The OSGeo Journal team is glad to announce the availability of the 2009 Annual Report, including several reports about FOSS4G, various projects, local chapters and OSGeo sponsors: * FOSS4G: 2009 conference review by the Conference Chair * Software Project Reports: deegree, GeoTools, GRASS GIS,

[OSGeo-Discuss] Town Hall Meeting for OSGeo?

2010-10-14 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi everyone, We should all be recovered from the FOSS4G by now and since so many of us enjoyed meeting together I wondered if a virtual meeting might be of interest to others on the list. Would anyone be interested in having an online (IRC chat) meeting with me, the OSGeo Board, committee

[OSGeo-Discuss] Drupal-ers unite!

2010-10-14 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
As you may already know www.osgeo.org and several other sites in OSGeo are using Drupal. So far there have only been a couple of us able to do much serious work on Drupal and we could use some more help or at least ideas from others who are good (hopefully better than me!) with administrating

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G 2010 Early Bird discount closes on June 15

2010-06-09 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
http://www.osgeo.org/news/2010/foss4g_earlybird_ends_soon ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] New installer - Release GeoNetwork opensource v2.4.3

2010-04-26 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I think the site being down may be related to a service outage on one of our hosts, though perhaps all you want is the download and may find it here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/geonetwork/ Tyler On 04/26/2010 06:32 AM, Yves Jacolin wrote: Jeroen, all, The website seems down for me or

[OSGeo-Discuss] A quick poll!

2010-04-15 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I've been talking to the folks at gisjobs.com, encouraging them to add open source technology to their salary survey. But first he wants to see if how many visitors to his site even use open source. You might be interested in completing his current poll: Do you ever use Open Source GIS

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] A quick poll!

2010-04-15 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
! :) Tyler On 15 April 2010 21:26, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitch...@osgeo.org mailto:tmitch...@osgeo.org wrote: I've been talking to the folks at gisjobs.com http://gisjobs.com, encouraging them to add open source technology to their salary survey. But first he wants to see if how

[OSGeo-Discuss] Interview ideas?

2010-04-08 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi, one area we've talked a bit about historically has been trying to capture more interviews - either as written documents or verbal podcasts. I'm just putting out this note to invite you to suggest/brainstorm about good interview topics and people that would help get the open source geospatial

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Interview ideas?

2010-04-08 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
-Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 1:49 PM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Interview ideas? Hi, one area we've talked a bit about

[OSGeo-Discuss] Common map printing specifications project [Fwd: Students: Get Paid to work on this project]

2010-04-06 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi all, just forwarding this note to this more general OSGeo channel, since it applies to several projects and communities. Year after year, one of the largest complaints about open source mapping applications is the ability to output large, high quality, printable maps. It's often the issue

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Viewer for 3D Maps

2010-03-30 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Brent Fraser wrote: We've used VTP (vterrain.org) and modified the GUI of it's Enviro viewer to be a little more end-user friendly. VTP does a good job of providing an interactive 3d environment of DEM and texture (e.g satellite image), and optionally 3d structure models. On the downside,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Whitebox GAT (Chris Puttick)

2010-03-26 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
P Kishor wrote: Listen, I personally appreciate the zeal for open sourcing software and data (most of my personal religion is based on the belief that open data are better for everyone), but trash talking closed software makes the whole world blind. Of course we never trash talk other open

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Whitebox GAT (Chris Puttick)

2010-03-26 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
What I meant to say was... Chris P. has strategic reasons for his choices and was inviting others to share (offline) their strategic reasons for their choices. I wasn't trying to keep this thread running :) Tyler Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: P Kishor wrote: Listen, I personally appreciate

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] implementation of WFS in MapGuide OS

2010-03-16 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi Paras, Good to meet you. I think you'll find more help directly on the MapGuide Open Source users mailing list: http://mapguide.osgeo.org/user.html Hope that helps, Tyler p.s. I'm curious how you came to the OSGeo Discussion thinking it was for MapGuide discussions - can you tell me? There

[OSGeo-Discuss] How OSGeo helps you?

2010-03-09 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi all, I'm working on responding to some questions relating to our 501c3 application with US govt and would really like your opinion, stories, examples to make sure I hit the nail on the head. I'd like to describe two aspects of what OSGeo does and how it helps the public. In particular

[OSGeo-Discuss] [Fwd: GeoWeb CFP Deadline Is This Friday, March 12th]

2010-03-09 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
FYI - if you need an excuse to go to Vancouver, submit your abstracts for GeoWeb this week. Several OSGeo friends are usually there. Tyler --- July 26-30 · Vancouver, B.C. Canada · http://www.geowebconference.org GeoWeb 2010 Conference Submission Deadline Abstracts are Due this Friday

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Db connect

2010-03-02 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi Ravi, what kind of error are you getting? Tyler Ravi wrote: Hi, am using OSGeo4W bundle and the apache and php there in. Apache installed OK showing as aservice and in the browser http:\\localhost issues the OSGeo4w welcome screen and phpthere on with the following wish to connect to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G Hosting Solutions

2010-02-08 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Richard Greenwood wrote: On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 9:12 PM, Kumaran Narayanaswamy kumaran.narayanasw...@kcubeconsulting.com wrote: Hello, We are in the process of looking out for a best hosting provider to host the FOSS4G Web applications. Can anyone suggest us the best and affordable hosting

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G Hosting Solutions

2010-02-08 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: Richard Greenwood wrote: On Sun, Feb 7, 2010 at 9:12 PM, Kumaran Narayanaswamy kumaran.narayanasw...@kcubeconsulting.com wrote: Hello, We are in the process of looking out for a best hosting provider to host the FOSS4G Web applications. Can anyone suggest us

[OSGeo-Discuss] [Fwd: 4th African Conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons - IDLELO 4 (Australians have a +)]

2010-02-04 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
FYI Hi people. The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) will be hosting its bi-annual conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons. Idlelo 4 (www.idlelo.net http://www.idlelo.net) is the biggest and most important FLOSS event in the continent. The Vice President of

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G 2010 Call for Abstract

2010-02-01 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
We are pleased to announce the Call for Abstract for the FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial) 2010 conference, being held September 6-9, in beautiful Barcelona, Spain. Held annually, FOSS4G is the premier conference for the open source geospatial community, providing a

[OSGeo-Discuss] Website News Editor(s) welcome

2010-01-19 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi all, have a few minutes a week to help post news/events on the OSGeo website? Frank and I usually take care of these items but could use a bit of help to keep things running smoothly. There is a (volunteer) opportunity for at least one person to help out in the role of OSGeo News Editor.

[OSGeo-Discuss] Gov't adopting open source ?

2010-01-14 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I'm just starting to dig into this question myself, but thought I'd ask if anyone else knows of a resource/document/site, etc. that shows which governments (nationally, regional or municipal) have committed to open source software? Seems the list grows each month in my head, but I'm sure

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Opensource Geospatial Job Tracking Software

2010-01-06 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 06/01/10 3:29 AM, Kumaran Narayanaswamy wrote: Hi, I am currently looking out for web based Open source Geospatial Job Tracking Software similar to Job Tracking for ArcGIS? http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/extensions/jobtracking/index.html Are there any open source

[OSGeo-Discuss] 2009 Annual Report Startup!

2010-01-04 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Happy New Year! On that note... let's kick off summarising last years' activities. This is the opportunity to brag about what your project, committee and local chapters have been up to and progress you've made. All of this is an important part of showing that our community and projects are

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

2009-12-22 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
So if this is true, then that means that 80% of GIS users are asking the question, Why should I use desktop open source XXX instead of ESRI? I get more questions asking about the differences between FOSS projects than between FOSS and proprietary products. If people are already coming to

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

2009-12-22 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Frank Warmerdam wrote: Daniel Ames wrote: I teach ArcGIS 9.3 every semester, so I'll happily provide that perspective (as well as the MapWindow desktop perspective). By the way Tyler gave an awesome OSGeo talk at AGU in San Francisco last week and handled the how does this stack up to ESRI

[OSGeo-Discuss] Annual Report in Lulu.com

2009-11-14 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
FYI - The 2008 Annual Report is now available for purchase as a hardcopy (55 pages) from lulu.com at the following location: http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/osgeo-2008-annual-report/7414939 Downloads are always free from the OSGeo Journal website: http://journal.osgeo.org Cheers,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Annual Report in Lulu.com

2009-11-14 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
A better url :) http://stores.lulu.com/osgeo original message- From: Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitch...@osgeo.org To: OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 15:07:24 -0800 - FYI

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] AGU in December (Volunteers)

2009-11-12 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Unfortunately, I just learned that there is no remaining booth space available at the AGU event now. original message- From: Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com To: OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 15:47:37 -0800

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Finding an OSGEO-related job in London

2009-10-14 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
To add to Chris' comments... I suggest any job seeker offer to host an OSGeo-UK meetup... bring the employers to you instead :) Seriously though - there may be an opportunity here for those who have some momentum for a local OSGeo chapter nearby. Get on the mailing list, ask for ideas for a venue

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

2009-10-13 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
According to the Freemind FAQ, there is an applet that will allow the mindmap to be presented via a Web Page [1]. I have not tried this yet. Perhaps something hosted by OSGeo if the applet works OK? Hi, it definitely works and I've used it for years. When I was using S5 format web

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

2009-10-12 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Looks like it says it's 0.8.1 Freemind map version. I've looked a bit at other clients but they are usually involving a conversion step. e.g. you can do mm format into S5 presentation format and a few others. I'd like a more dynamic 'flowing' viewer for presentations - any hints and I'd like to

[OSGeo-Discuss] WMS Performance Shootout at FOSS4G 2009

2009-10-06 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Sydney, Australia. 5 October 2009. http://2009.foss4g.org GeoServer, MapServer, and ArcGIS Server will be competing for the title of Fastest Web Map Server (WMS) at the FOSS4G 2009 conference at the end of October. The Web Mapping Performance Shoot-out compares Web Map Servers in a variety of

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

2009-10-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Fawcett, David david.fawc...@state.mn.us wrote: Mateusz, Thanks for posting this reference, I wasn't aware of it. It is a gold mine! Obviously, thanks to Chris for putting this course together and making it available to the world too. David. Wow, yes it's great isn't it? Even

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

2009-10-02 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Agustin Diez Castillo agustin.d...@uv.es wrote: you're right we should teach techniques and no software packages but more than that we should educate free citizens. Truly, I can not understand why Universities teach closed knowledge when we should knowledge [openness is required to be

FOSS4G Meeting - Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Annual General Meeting 2009

2009-10-02 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
to see you there. Tyler Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitch...@osgeo.org wrote: Hi all, As usual we'll be holding our OSGeo Annual General Meeting (AGM) during the FOSS4G event, this time in Sydney on the October 21st following the main event. In previous years we've packed it pretty tight

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

2009-09-30 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Jacolin Yves yjaco...@free.fr wrote: Hello Cédric, I think more people think same as you relating this point of view :) : Le Wednesday 30 September 2009 16:28:20 Cédric Moullet, vous avez écrit : The OSGEO is very developer centric and probably need more input from management, end user,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Los Angeles

2009-09-29 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Been busy lately Landon? Hope all is well, keen on your input re: Journal. Landon Blake wrote: David, Sorry for the delayed response. I believe we have a few lurkers in the Southern California area, but not anyone really active that I can think of. I do remember someone from Southern

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: 2009 Board Election - Statements

2009-09-25 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
FYI Nominees! I've heard from several voters that they are waiting for more statements from the 5 remaining candidates before voting. So, if you've got a draft statement sitting in your email app, I suggest you complete it sooner than later. Otherwise you seriously jeopardise your chances of

[OSGeo-Discuss] Annual General Meeting 2009

2009-09-22 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi all, As usual we'll be holding our OSGeo Annual General Meeting (AGM) during the FOSS4G event, this time in Sydney on the October 21st following the main event. In previous years we've packed it pretty tight - getting as many smiling faces in front of the fans as possible. This year I'd like

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Loading ArcSDE features

2009-09-21 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi Gido, Good to hear from you! You might get more help directly on the MapGuide users mailing list. This OSGeo discuss list is usually for more general discussions. See: http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/mapguide-users Best wishes, Tyler On Mon, 2009-09-21 at 14:50 -0400, Langen, Gido

[OSGeo-Discuss] Nominating Jeroen Ticheler for Board

2009-09-21 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I nominate Jeroen for re-election to the OSGeo board. He has served as a director for the past two years and has helped move OSGeo forward in an appreciated and valuable way. In particular, he has helped lead some of the marketing developments that were really needed and gave critical feedback

[OSGeo-Discuss] Nominating Geoff Zeiss

2009-09-21 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I nominate Geoff Zeiss for the OSGeo Board of Directors. Geoff doesn't need much of an introduction, being so active on the international conference speaking circuit. He has been a keen promoter of OSGeo from the beginning, in particular through spreading our message during his presentations but

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board Elections 2009

2009-09-15 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On Mon, 2009-09-14 at 16:49 -0700, Paul Ramsey wrote: Anyone can submit a Board nomination, however only Charter Members are eligible to serve on the Board. The complete list of charter members is available by combining * (2009 additions)

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [mapserver-users] Updated MapServer flyer

2009-09-15 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Not a bad idea Bob. I'd also like to take it a step further and have some basic web forms that help to create the flyers so that no software is required on the client - e.g. enter the info, press create and download a PDF. Anyone want to help put their CGI and PDF lib skills into this kind of

[OSGeo-Discuss] Next 5 years for OSGeo

2009-09-14 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi everyone, a recent chat I was asked about our vision for OSGeo over the next 3 and 5 years. I'd really like to hear thoughts on the matter and pool a few of the ideas together for further discussions amongst committees, projects, chapters and the board. It's also a good way for the board

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Insurance for contractors?

2009-08-31 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I've been on all three sides of this issue in Canada as well. 1 - Hiring requirements due to a funding source required insurance prior to letting a contract - so the one man shop we had previously hired had to get insurance to remain working with us (prior to OSGeo, I might add). 2 - I've

[OSGeo-Discuss] The Easy steps to get your project on the FOSS4G Live DVD]

2009-08-29 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2009_Press_Release_28 To Geospatial Open Source Project Leaders: The Arramagong Live DVD http://arramagong.com, GISVM http://gisvm.com, and OSGeo Live-Demo http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc projects are collaborating to create a set of simple,

[OSGeo-Discuss] Server back online

2009-08-10 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Just an FYI for those who noticed a few missing services this past week. They should all be back up and running now. (Thanks John!) Thank you for your patience. Tyler ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Applying Open Source Principles to Federal Government

2009-08-08 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Thanks Mark, In what capacity can OSGeo get involved with Open Source for America? Tyler The Open Technology Development Roadmap that we wrote for Ms Sue Payton is highlighted as well as Open Source for America (RadiantBlue is one of the founders) Good talk.

[OSGeo-Discuss] Missing email..

2009-08-06 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Oops, I just realised that for the last several days many of my OSGeo emails have appeared to be sent on my end, but indeed have not been :( Just an FYI for the many of you who might receive a response twice and wonder why.. as I resend a batch. Also if you are looking for a reply to something

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] pg_routing 1.02

2009-08-06 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Just generally keep in mind though as well, that some open source is only intended to run on Windows and many projects do recognise the importance of that platform, particularly in the GIS arena. So while many may not like, many don't seem to really mind and look at it as one more diverse OS to

[OSGeo-Discuss] Announcements, news and service providers

2009-07-27 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
== Announcements, News == Just a reminder to everyone that may have newsworthy items to share, we have a process available that posts news items to our www.osgeo.org website, into a news RSS feed and gets sent to our announcement only email list (~1000 subscribers). For instructions on

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Webcasts of OSGIS 2009

2009-07-16 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
We are pleased to make available the webcasts of presentations (Stream 1) of The First Open Source GIS UK Conference at Centre for Geospatial Science at http://www.opensourcegis.org.uk/for the benefit of the wider GIS community. Great to hear Suchith! If anyone finds a way to play

[OSGeo-Discuss] 2008 Annual Report Published

2009-07-15 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
I'm pleased to announce that the 2008 OSGeo Annual Report is now complete! It is filled with reports from across the OSGeo world: software projects, local chapters, sponsors and more produced by 49 different contributors and project teams. It comes as a print-ready PDF that can be downloaded

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 5th gvSIG Conference: We keep growing

2009-07-06 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Alvaro, I've added a link to the event on the OSGeo events catalogue: http://www.osgeo.org/events It will also appear on the front page of www.osgeo.org in a few more days. If you would like to change the text let me know and I will help you. Tyler

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Some cialis spam in the wiki...

2009-07-04 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Anne Ghisla wrote: Is this enough to avoid such spam? Is't captcha better? I can have a look at how it can be implemented in user login (I know it is already active when a user adds external links to a page). Go for it. If you find instructions,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The first (in)formal meeting of Poland OSGeo Chapter

2009-05-18 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi Tomasz, do you happen to have an information on a web page or wiki I can point people to? Just having a wiki page on wiki.osgeo.org would be a good help. Tyler On 18-May-09, at 2:44 PM, Tomasz.Kubik wrote: Dear All, Just to let you know I would like to announce the first (in)formal

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Live Disk grant nomination

2009-05-15 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
FYI... comment on this nomination for helping support further development of an education-focused Live Disk for OSGeo: Our nomination: http://tinyurl.com/matc-osgeo More below... Begin forwarded message: From: Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitch...@osgeo.org Date: May 15, 2009 2:36:01 PM PDT

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Library For ECW Conversion

2009-05-13 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
The gdal_translate command line app should do it for you, as long as it supports the ECW reading. On 13-May-09, at 7:41 AM, Landon Blake wrote: I’m looking for an open source library that will allow me to convert ECW images into a more common format like JPG or TIFF. I’d love it if there

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] New to the list A question

2009-05-06 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Welcome Andy, Between many of us, we are familiar with all the technologies you mention, so you've come to right place. Although the MapServer users mailing list may be able to help more specifically on MapServer questions. Just a few quick notes for you before someone with real

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GIS_Libraries

2009-05-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 5-May-09, at 6:07 AM, Nenad Milasinovic wrote: I am interested is there any reliable open source, LGPL licensed GIS SDK or library suited for building commercial, platform independent GIS application on top of it. I am also interested for commercial solutions but only as SDK or library.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposal: Microdonations for OSGeo

2009-03-13 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 12-Mar-09, at 11:27 PM, Markus Neteler wrote: I would like to bring up the idea of accepting microdonations as general donations to OSGeo: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Microdonations Given the success of OSM, Wikipedia and others in that area of fund-rising I don't see a reason why OSGeo does

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Deadline for Annual Report

2009-03-03 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
the great work to our community and supporters. Let me now if you have any trouble or questions. Please forward to others in your groups if I have somehow missed the the right people. Best wishes, Tyler On 18-Feb-09, at 10:31 AM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: Hi, I'm hoping for a March 6th

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

2009-03-02 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 2-Mar-09, at 10:17 AM, Michael P. Gerlek wrote: The Community has need of BSD-licensed source code for TIN generation (in 3-space). It doesn't have to be really good, just good enough for some simple demo apps (for example, full-on Delauney support not needed). I know there are a

[OSGeo-Discuss] Deadline for Annual Report

2009-02-18 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
(wiki or text formatting preferred). I'm looking forward to learning much more about all the local chapter, project and committee work that happen last year and being able to share this with others are just as interested. Best wishes, Tyler On 5-Feb-09, at 12:17 PM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo

[OSGeo-Discuss] Annual Report for 2008

2009-02-05 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Hi everyone, The 2007 OSGeo Annual Report[1] was a great success and it's time to do it all again. I started up a wiki page listing the primary contacts for each project, committee, chapter and sponsor: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Annual_Report_2008 If you are involved with one and see that

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G Sponsorship and Exhibition bookings now open

2009-01-28 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Sydney, Australia. 28 January 2009. Sponsorship and Exhibition packages are now available to be purchased for the international FOSS4G conference, to be held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre from 20-23 October 2009. http:// 2009.foss4g.org/sponsorship/ FOSS4G is the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G2008 Proceeding?

2009-01-25 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Saka, There was going to be a set of papers combined as proceedings, I'll try to find out where that is at for you. Tyler On 24-Jan-09, at 2:44 AM, Saka Royban wrote: Hi all. I wanted to see if there is a way to have all papers of FOSS4G2008 together, without to check each paper

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Symbology/styles exchange

2008-12-29 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 29-Dec-08, at 1:05 AM, Andrea Aime wrote: So the question about a symbol set being considered would not really stand up, if you'd care to point people to them you'd just have to register to the site and add a pointer to them or upload the symbols directly there if the license allows it.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] ICA Working Group on Open Source Geospatial Technologies

2008-12-10 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Suchith, How can OSGeo members help with this initiative and how/where do you see overlap with any OSGeo current activities? Sounds like a very good development for keeping the ICA's eyes open about new technology. Thanks for sharing and looking forward to your guidance and ideas.

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