Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] A bit off topic, but FOSS GIS clients...

2008-01-03 Thread Jacolin Yves
Le Thursday 03 January 2008 02:27:56 Dr. Markus Lupp, vous avez écrit : Paul Ramsey schrieb: Also, wasn't there a FOSS4G presentation about consulting as a way to further FOSS GIS development and make a living at it as well? Bit of a myth, as far as I can tell. This open source

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] A bit off topic, but FOSS GIS clients...

2008-01-02 Thread Paul Ramsey
I realize it ain't easy. But could consolidation (future effort) make it easier? The only thing that can be consolidated is developer effort, and even where there are no programming language barriers (such as in the Java world) there are lots of countervailing reasons that make mergers

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] A bit off topic, but FOSS GIS clients...

2008-01-02 Thread Landon Blake
] A bit off topic,but FOSS GIS clients... I realize it ain't easy. But could consolidation (future effort) make it easier? The only thing that can be consolidated is developer effort, and even where there are no programming language barriers (such as in the Java world) there are lots

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [postgis-users] A bit off topic, but FOSS GIS clients...

2008-01-02 Thread Dr. Markus Lupp
Paul Ramsey schrieb: Also, wasn't there a FOSS4G presentation about consulting as a way to further FOSS GIS development and make a living at it as well? Bit of a myth, as far as I can tell. This open source technology wedge is still so small that the business opportunities remain relatively