Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] domains

2007-08-23 Thread P Kishor
Actually, hit me please if I am being silly.. but why this foss4g business (which seems so contrived to me... I recently came across GITS... geog. info. tech. and systems! that really got my eyes rolling). Why can't we just have www.osgeo.org/conferences/year ? On 8/23/07, P Kishor [EMAIL

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] domains

2007-08-23 Thread Tim Bowden
On Thu, 2007-08-23 at 15:48 +0530, P Kishor wrote: Actually, hit me please if I am being silly.. but why this foss4g business (which seems so contrived to me... I recently came across GITS... geog. info. tech. and systems! that really got my eyes rolling). Why can't we just have

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G BOF: GeoFunctions

2007-08-23 Thread Rushforth, Peter
Hi all, I have created a Birds of a feather session for GeoFunctions. GeoFunctions is currently a (small) library of XSLT 2 functions for GEO processing of GML,KML,GeoRSS etc data. It includes functions to calculate area, segment length, perimeter, polygon centroids, plus a few others. I

[OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed thingy at FOSS4G

2007-08-23 Thread Jody Garnett
I am going to kick off a general discussion with a story, one that I would like to see prevented ... You arrive at FOSS4G and are really looking forward to showing off your new (Web, KML, mashup, gvSig, PostGis, OpenLayer, MapServer, GeoServer, GeoNetwork, 3D, or even DB2 and Oracle).

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed thingy at FOSS4G

2007-08-23 Thread Jody Garnett
Bob Basques wrote: Is this restricted to conference attendees? Nope. Also, where is the data? Is there one copy of somewhere to download? See the wiki page. Jody PS. Join the osgeo data committee if you want to collaborate on this kind of thing outside of the bounds of the conference.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] domains

2007-08-23 Thread Frank Warmerdam
P Kishor wrote: Likewise, democratic decision making may hinder OSGeo's ability to select more charter members and directors from the developing world. Now, that would be plain sad and wrong. Again, for now, I am ambivalent leaning to disagreeing with the above, but OSGeo is still young. When

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed thingy at FOSS4G

2007-08-23 Thread Bob Basques
Jody, Ok, I must be dense, I don't see a link to any data anywhere on this page: http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/FOSS4G2007_IntegrationShowcase A lot of reference and catalog description links though. Is this it? :http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Canadian_Geodata, not exactly obvious from

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed thingy at FOSS4G

2007-08-23 Thread Bob Basques
Dave, It wasn't immediately obvious that that was where the data was. bobb Dave Patton wrote: Jody Garnett wrote: Can you show me the ntdb_roads_50 layer? Why are you being asked this? Well it is because the fellow in front of you is wanting to see how well your software performs, and

[OSGeo-Discuss] LAS library

2007-08-23 Thread Zachary L. Stauber
Hi All, I've got a question for the OSGeo board, whoever might like to answer this. I've organized the New Mexico, USA chapter of OSGeo, and we have our own server which we have yet to put up any code or projects on yet (www.nmosgeo.org), because that was meant for things that we would

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed thingy at FOSS4G

2007-08-23 Thread Justin Deoliveira
Hi Bob, I think what Jody was trying to point you at was this: http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/FOSS4G2007_IntegrationShowcase#PostGIS_Database_:_Refractions_Research It is what you say, a single spot of storage for the data which has a subset of those datasets posted on the Canadian Geodata

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Data for the Integration Showcase

2007-08-23 Thread Bob Basques
Jody, Not a big deal for me, just thinking about others that might try it. I started through the first entry in Dave Pattons's list and still haven't figured out where the download spot is, I'm doing this between other things though, so I'm easily distracted. I'll do more of a random

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Data for the Integration Showcase

2007-08-23 Thread Justin Deoliveira
The link provided by Jody is more for people who can access the data directly from the postgis database. If you are looking to get at the original data you will have to contact the provider of the dataset: myself, Dave Patton, or Jason Birch. -Justin Bob Basques wrote: Jody, Not a big deal

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Data for the Integration Showcase

2007-08-23 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
Isn't part of the idea that the db can be hit live during the event - or was that a pipe dream? Tyler On 23-Aug-07, at 9:55 AM, Justin Deoliveira wrote: The link provided by Jody is more for people who can access the data directly from the postgis database. If you are looking to get at the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Data for the Integration Showcase

2007-08-23 Thread Bob Basques
This would be prefereable, but I wasn't getting that vibe from these emails. bobb Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: Isn't part of the idea that the db can be hit live during the event - or was that a pipe dream? Tyler On 23-Aug-07, at 9:55 AM, Justin Deoliveira wrote: The link provided by

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Data for the Integration Showcase

2007-08-23 Thread Bob Basques
All, Was only trying to set up a web service that I presumed could be listed somewhere that would demo our Client with the data that was described, I can download the data myself too. Having a DB dump from the PostGIS side, even with some small sub-area would work too. This is just a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Data for the Integration Showcase

2007-08-23 Thread Bob Basques
Dave Patton wrote: There are two different, yet related, things being discussed here: 1) If you want your own copy of some part of the data listed on the Canadian Geodata wiki page, just go and download whatever you want. http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Canadian_Geodata Working on this now.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed thingy at FOSS4G

2007-08-23 Thread Bob Basques
Justin, So it's all Database based. Hmm, I figured it was going to be all different types of source data. This is kinda making it too easy now. (Really!) The system I was going to demo has some good pluses as far as easy integration of disparate data. I don't suppose there is a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Data for the Integration Showcase

2007-08-23 Thread Justin Deoliveira
Ahh... I see... apologies, I got lost in the various topics of this thread :). -Justin Bob Basques wrote: Justin, I was trying to set up a standalone install. I was the one confused to start wit, sorry about that. This stand alone service I was thinking about would simply display the