[OSGeo-Discuss] Hello

2007-08-10 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, I am new to the list and I'd just like to take a moment to say hello to everyone. I work on the Engineering team at Ingres corporation from a home office in Ottawa, Canada. I'll try and jump into the discussions where I can participate. I'm sure I'll inevitably be lurking a lot

[OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone interested in geocoding and routing?

2008-11-05 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, A few of us have been talking and thought the timing might be right to try and start projects to work on Geocoding and Routing. We're still gathering information and checking to learn who's interested. If you are interested, please check out the following wiki's and add your

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone interested in geocoding and routing?

2008-11-10 Thread Andrew Ross
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andrew Ross Sent: November 5, 2008 7:59 PM To: OSGEO Discussion list Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone interested in geocoding and routing? Hi Everyone, A few of us have been talking and thought the timing might be right to try and start projects to work on Geocoding and Routing

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone interested in geocoding and routing?

2008-11-12 Thread Andrew Ross
, Andrew http://ingres.com http://osbootcamp.org _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andrew Ross Sent: November 11, 2008 1:41 PM To: 'OSGeo Discussions' Subject: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone interested in geocoding and routing? Hi Everyone, Thank you

[OSGeo-Discuss] Geocamp2009 - Call for speakers

2009-01-19 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, It is my pleasure to announce a call for speakers for Geocamp2009. This is the 2nd annual Geocamp. This year, we've decided to expand and invite developers and users from other communities such as Eclipse, Drupal, Perl, Python, Ruby, and more. We hope that this stimulates cross

[OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for GSoC panelists

2009-02-17 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, FOSSLC (http://fosslc.org) and the University of Toronto are holding a Google Summer of Code information session on March 31st. We're planning to do a panel discussion of mentors and interns from various communities to discuss their experiences and impart knowledge to students.

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geocamp2009 - Call for speakers

2009-03-02 Thread Andrew Ross
offering a 33% discount until March 31st. Thank you, Andrew _ From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Andrew Ross Sent: January 19, 2009 8:28 PM To: 'OSGeo Discussions' Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geocamp2009 - Call for speakers Hi

[OSGeo-Discuss] Summercamp/Geocamp registration - win a PS3

2009-04-07 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, Please pardon the semi-off topic email. We're giving away a Playstation 3 to the 30th person who registers from the timestamp on my blog post: http://www.fosslc.org/drupal/node/380 Andrew ___ Discuss mailing list

[OSGeo-Discuss] OT: Toronto event: value of open source software - Thursday, April 23 @ 7pm - University of Toronto

2009-04-17 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, Please pardon the off-topic email. If you can make it, we're doing a panel discussion on Thursday covering the value of open source software. It takes place from 7pm until 9pm at 1101 Sandford Fleming building at the University of Toronto. Panelists are from Redhat, IBM,

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Election: Andrew Ross

2009-09-25 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, I have been travelling and this was the first opportunity to send this note. I am deeply honoured to be considered for an OSGeo board position. The other nominees are people I greatly respect and if I am worthy enough to be elected, I look forward to working with. My offering is a

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G2009: Looking for a few volunteers to help record FOSS4G

2009-10-15 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, For those in Sydney for FOSS4G. I'm looking for a handful of volunteers willing to sit and record FOSS4G talks. For those willing to lend their Linux (recent Fedora or Ubuntu = ideal) machine and time, I'll treat them to dinner. I've hauled my microphones and vga capture devices

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G: Beach Volleyball at Manly, Sydney, tomorrow

2009-10-16 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Cameron, Thanks for the invitation. Chuck and I are giving serious thought to joining you. I'll confirm once we've sorted our other activities for tomorrow. Andrew 2009/10/16 Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@lisasoft.com For those of you in Sydney this weekend. I plan to head down to

[OSGeo-Discuss] Videos from FOSS4G2009 posted

2009-11-04 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, First, let me thank Chuck Thibert, Scott Mitchell, and Alex Djioev. Their dedication as volunteers to record the talks at FOSS4G2009 has made this possible. Thank you so much guys, you were an absolute pleasure to work with and it was nice to have people you could have absolute faith

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GDAL and ESRI

2009-11-08 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi All, Adding to this discussion, there are a spectrum of open source licenses measured in terms of what they allow to derivative works. At one end of the spectrum, the GPL stipulates that if you base your software on a component that is licensed with the GPL license *and* distribute it, that

[OSGeo-Discuss] Participate in a study on accessible mapping

2010-04-07 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, There's a research study at the University of Toronto looking at the accessibility of maps. If you might be interested in participating, or for more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/bnp1Iz Thanks, -- Andrew ___ Discuss mailing

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G videos (re: Database talks, etc.)

2010-04-10 Thread Andrew Ross
Sorry for the resend. As per Cameron's email noting that the database talks were high on the list of talks people wanted to see pre-conference... interestingly, database talks account for 3 of the top 5 most watched videos from FOSS4G. Simon, your talk is in that list. Paul's PostGIS talk was the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board Nomination - Andrew Ross

2011-08-05 Thread Andrew Ross
it things become very hard and may not last. Thank you in advance for those considering voting for me. Andrew On 4 August 2011 23:02, Dave McIlhagga dmcilha...@dmsolutions.ca wrote: I would like to nominate Andrew Ross for a position on the OSGeo Board. Andrew brings a balanced mix

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Future perspectives for OSGeo

2012-05-02 Thread Andrew Ross
Thank you for starting this discussion Arnulf. I suspect there are going to be some people here that are extremely familiar with Eclipse, and others not at all. For this reason I felt it would be a good idea to share a little information. Eclipse is an ecosystem of organizations and open source

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The importance of a project's license

2012-07-27 Thread Andrew Ross
On 07/27/2012 12:55 AM, Alex Mandel wrote: 3.You can also re-license the finished product under a commercial license of your choice this seems to be the biggest difference with LGPL. But there's also another big difference, and EPL program is incompatible with all other OS licenses

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Boad of Director Nomination: Daniel Morissette

2012-07-27 Thread Andrew Ross
On 07/27/2012 05:43 AM, Anne Ghisla wrote: On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 12:08:21 -0400 Mark Lucas mluca...@mac.com wrote: I would like to second the nomination for Daniel. After having had the pleasure of working with him on the current board, I frankly can't imagine how we would function without him.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The importance of a project's license

2012-07-27 Thread Andrew Ross
. It is, to a certain extent, changing the rules after the game has started. Landon On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 6:22 AM, Mr. Puneet Kishor punk.k...@gmail.com wrote: On Jul 27, 2012, at 9:08 AM, Andrew Ross andrew.r...@eclipse.org wrote: BSD, MIT, Apache wouldn't have this issue - at the expense

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The importance of a project's license

2012-07-27 Thread Andrew Ross
On 27 July 2012 18:43, Markus Neteler nete...@osgeo.org wrote: On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 3:08 PM, Andrew Ross andrew.r...@eclipse.org wrote: ... A project can decide what makes the most sense for them. Note that for long-term projects a license change is rather difficult to realize

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The importance of a project's license

2012-07-30 Thread Andrew Ross
On 07/27/2012 10:27 AM, Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote: On 07/27/2012 11:45 AM, Mateusz Loskot wrote: On 27 July 2012 05:55, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com wrote: This is a really interesting debate. Reading the links provided it also appears to be a mixed bag about acceptance of LGPL of

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] OSGeo and LocationTech

2012-09-10 Thread Andrew Ross
On 09/08/2012 04:38 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: Andrew, I'm moving this conversation over to OSGeo Discuss list so that it has the opportunity for wider discussion. Thank you Cameron. And hello everyone. Extracting from a conversation on the board email list ... On 09/09/12 00:25, Andrew Ross

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] OSGeo and LocationTech

2012-09-10 Thread Andrew Ross
, 2012, at 8:42 AM, Andrew Ross andrew.r...@eclipse.org wrote: On 09/08/2012 04:38 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: Andrew, I'm moving this conversation over to OSGeo Discuss list so that it has the opportunity for wider discussion. Thank you Cameron. And hello everyone. Extracting from a conversation

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] project not found in list

2013-05-21 Thread Andrew Ross
Jeff, For what it's worth, people participate in a wide variety of communities and have for sometime. The world is diverse with plenty of room for all. We're seeing some good cross community support and initiatives, which is great. It might make sense to encourage it and celebrate it to

[OSGeo-Discuss] 2015 North American conference

2014-04-04 Thread Andrew Ross
Hello Everyone, Please excuse the cross post between OSGeo's discuss conference_dev lists as well as LocationTech's discussion list. I'm hoping to enable inclusive discussion about an idea. Bit of background, this coming May (19-21), LocationTech Summit is co-hosted with Location

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2015 North American conference

2014-04-04 Thread Andrew Ross
Alex, Thanks so much for taking the time to consider this idea provide your thoughts. Yeah, I agree with you about the common interest this was the basis of reaching out. I do think developing areas at Eclipse such as the IoT working group focusing on sensors, actuators, and gateways

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2015 North American conference

2014-04-07 Thread Andrew Ross
*From: * Andrew Ross andrew.r...@eclipse.org; *To: * bit...@dbspatial.com; *Cc: * OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org; conference_...@lists.osgeo.org conference_...@lists.osgeo.org; Location IWG location-...@locationtech.org; *Subject: * Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2015 North American conference

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Re: [location-iwg] 2015 North American conference

2014-04-08 Thread Andrew Ross
with the city and the other conferences. David David Dubovsky Marketing Manager |Boundless ddubov...@boundlessgeo.com mailto:ddubov...@boundlessgeo.com 917-460-7204 @boundlessgeo On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 2:45 PM, Andrew Ross andrew.r...@eclipse.org mailto:andrew.r...@eclipse.org wrote

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2015 North American conference

2014-04-26 Thread Andrew Ross
in the coming weeks. This committee will help us plan an outstanding event. We will be forming a program committee who will review and select presentation proposals. More on that soon. As always, feedback suggestions are welcome. Cheers! Andrew On 04/04/14 17:02, Andrew Ross wrote: Hello Everyone

[OSGeo-Discuss] Save the dates for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-05-07 Thread Andrew Ross
Hello Everyone, (cross posted to OSGeo-discuss LocationTech-iwg) We have a brief announcement regarding FOSS4G NA 2015 http://42aross.wordpress.com/2014/05/07/save-the-dates-for-foss4g-north-america-2015/. It will be held on March 9-12, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, California.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] any spatial databases for high performance geo-computing

2014-05-22 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Shuai, Everyone It's worth a look at a few projects @ LocationTech too. There's a nice community growing around these. GeoTrellis http://www.locationtech.org/projects/technology.geotrellis, Apache v2 License, Intro Article

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Using ArcGIS Desktop with PostGIS [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2014-07-11 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Bruce, Not sure if this is interesting or not. In my previous role, my team I worked on adding ArcGIS support for Ingres, which is also open source and similar to Postgres/PostGIS. I learned quite a bit during the process. I appreciated that Esri offers a very useful layer to plugin

[OSGeo-Discuss] Announcing the program chair for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-07-22 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, (x-posted to OSGeo LocationTech discussion lists, please forward as appropriate) Just a quick announcement related to FOSS4G North America 2015 for those that may have missed the announcement elsewhere. The event takes place in San Francisco from *March 9th to 12th*. I am

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [location-iwg] Announcing the program chair for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-07-22 Thread Andrew Ross
, please don't hesitate to contact me; the more opinions I hear from the community, the better I can guide the program committee towards creating the best possible program. Cheers, Rob On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 1:47 PM, Andrew Ross andrew.r...@eclipse.org wrote: Hi Everyone, (x

[OSGeo-Discuss] Logo Contest for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-07-29 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, (x-posted to OSGeo LocationTech discussion lists, please forward as appropriate) We have recently started a logo contest for FOSS4G North America 2015, which runs next March 9th to 12th in San Francisco. The logo contest is open visible to all. We have already received

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [location-iwg] Logo Contest for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-08-05 Thread Andrew Ross
Hey Everyone, I'm happy to report that we've selected a winning logo for FOSS4G North America 2015 http://42aross.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/logo-selected-for-foss4g-north-america-2015/. We hope you like it as much as we do. More soon, Andrew On 29/07/14 11:53, Andrew Ross wrote: Dear

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSDEM 2015: proposal for a geospatial devroom

2014-08-06 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Johan, Thank you for reaching out the great idea. For what it's worth, I really like seeing cross-organization collaboration like this. For some reason the message didn't seem to x-post to the LocationTech discussion list (at least that I can see). Hopefully this email might reach all

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Hacking OSGeo

2014-09-13 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Jeff, Everyone, I'll drop in to help as well. I may be a little late as I promised my children a video chat. I apologize as I'd like to be there and help. For what it's worth, regarding the tag line agenda item, OSGeo is far from the only open source community. Unaffiliated projects in

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Hacking OSGeo

2014-09-13 Thread Andrew Ross
this shortly. -jeff On 2014-09-13 7:51 AM, Andrew Ross wrote: Dear Jeff, Everyone, I'll drop in to help as well. I may be a little late as I promised my children a video chat. I apologize as I'd like to be there and help. For what it's worth, regarding the tag line agenda item, OSGeo is far from

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Hacking OSGeo

2014-09-14 Thread Andrew Ross
and orderly manner. Best Venka We can talk about this shortly. -jeff On 2014-09-13 7:51 AM, Andrew Ross wrote: Dear Jeff, Everyone, I'll drop in to help as well. I may be a little late as I promised my children a video chat. I apologize as I'd like to be there and help. For what it's worth

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Hacking OSGeo

2014-09-16 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear All, Discussions started informally back in 2011. By 2012, there were more formal discussions ongoing including a face to face meeting with Michael Gerlek who was appointed by the OSGeo board to represent OSGeo. I wanted to say publicly that Michael's work was extremely professional and

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Hacking OSGeo

2014-09-16 Thread Andrew Ross
that I have made mistakes please share this here with everyone. I am here to represent you. The last few days have been very hard on me. -jeff OSGeo President On 2014-09-16 11:01 AM, Andrew Ross wrote: Dear All, Discussions started informally back in 2011. By 2012, there were more formal

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Hacking OSGeo

2014-09-17 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Bart, J├╝rgen, All Here's a few thoughts that are probably a good place to start. We started to get into them at Saturday's board meeting. Feedback here is very welcome. 1) The FOSS4G North America 2015 https://2015.foss4g-na.org/ site mentions the event is a collaborative event by

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Hacking OSGeo

2014-09-17 Thread Andrew Ross
Bob, For what it's worth, and it's the same at OSGeo of course, LocationTech the Eclipse Foundation want projects to want to join. It's always optional. It is unlikely for the foreseeable future that OSGeo would invest in the specialized staff, infrastructure, and such to do the kind of

[OSGeo-Discuss] Announcing the 2014 LocationTech Tour

2014-09-25 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, For those that might be interested in speaking about their project, initiative, or just attending to meet others with common interest, we would like to invite you to participate in the 2014 Tour http://tour.locationtech.org/2014/. It is a federated series of global events

[OSGeo-Discuss] CfP for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-10-03 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, (x-posted to OSGeo LocationTech discussion lists) FYI, the Call for Papers is now open for FOSS4G North America 2015. This conference takes place March 9 to 12 in Burlingame, California. https://2015.foss4g-na.org/ It is co-hosted with EclipseCon North America which offers

[OSGeo-Discuss] Today is the early deadline for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-11-03 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, (cross-posted to LocationTech OSGeo discussion lists, please do forward to any interested people) Today is the early deadline for FOSS4G NA 2015. Please see more details here: http://42aross.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/today-is-the-early-deadline-for-foss4g-na-eclipsecon-2015/

[OSGeo-Discuss] Today is the CfP deadline for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-11-17 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, (x-posted to OSGeo LocationTech discussion lists) A friendly reminder that today is the deadline for the FOSS4G North America Call for Papers. Go to this link to submit a talk or workshop proposal https://2015.foss4g-na.org/cfp. FOSS4G NA 2015 runs Mach 9th to 12th in

[OSGeo-Discuss] 4 more days to pitch for FOSS4G NA 2015

2014-11-24 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, FYI: https://2015.foss4g-na.org/news/cfp-extension-until-nov-28th Enjoy your day! Andrew ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] TOMORROW: Early bird FOSS4G NA deadline

2014-12-30 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, (x-posted to OSGeo LocationTech discussion lists, please forward to any who are interested) A friendly reminder that tomorrow, Wednesday December 31, 2014, is the last day to register for FOSS4G NA 2015 https://2015.foss4g-na.org/registration at the early bird rate. The

[OSGeo-Discuss] Just 1 month to go before FOSS4G NA 2015!

2015-02-07 Thread Andrew Ross
Hi Everyone, (x-post to OSGeo LocationTech discussion lists, please fwd to any who are interested, thank you!) There is just one month to go before FOSS4G North America 2015 https://2015.foss4g-na.org in San Francisco. It runs March 9th to 12th. If you have not already, please don't forget

[OSGeo-Discuss] Quick set of updates for FOSS4G NA in March

2015-01-16 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, FYI, this post has a bunch of quick hopefully interesting updates for you about FOSS4G North America 2015, running March 9th to 12th. http://42aross.wordpress.com/2015/01/16/foss4g-north-america-is-going-to-be-awesome/ It's going to be great! We encourage you to join us in

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Still time to register for FOSS4G-NA (but not for long!)

2015-03-02 Thread Andrew Ross
this. And to the many speakers who are giving us their time sharing their expertise, thank you. Looking forward to seeing you next week in sunny warm California! Andrew On 26/02/15 16:41, Andrew Ross wrote: Dear Everyone, There's still time to register for #foss4gna in California, but hurry! Price

[OSGeo-Discuss] Still time to register for FOSS4G-NA (but not for long!)

2015-02-26 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, There's still time to register for #foss4gna in California, but hurry! Price goes up after tomorrow. https://2015.foss4g-na.org/registration It is going to be a fantastic conference. The program workshops are outstanding. The BoFs look super interesting. The social events

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G North America selection process

2015-04-22 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, (x-posted to OSGeo LocationTech discussion lists, please fwd to all interested parties) As a fairly new conference, FOSS4G North America has lacked a formal selection process in terms of how to select which city/venue, who was organizing, and more. Until now... A team of

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G North America selection process

2015-05-04 Thread Andrew Ross
inclined, please communicate your feelings by voting on the above list as follows: +1, you support it 0, you abstain -1, you cannot support it Just in case you cannot support it, please be kind to share why hopefully we can address. Kind regards, Andrew On 22/04/15 20:37, Andrew Ross wrote

[OSGeo-Discuss] Update re: FOSS4G NA 2016

2015-05-27 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, (x-posted to OSGeo LocationTech discussion lists. Please forward to any who are interested. Thanks!) We would like to inform you that the core committee for FOSS4G North America has formed and begun work for the 2016 conference. As per the new governance for FOSS4G NA, the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Where do YOU want to go for FOSS4G NA 2016

2015-07-14 Thread Andrew Ross
of that, someone like me who is not familiar with both cities will either end up having to do a good amount of research, or resort to flipping a coin. My 0.02$ Daniel On 2015-07-13 3:18 PM, Andrew Ross wrote: Dear Everyone, You may recall we recently designed and implemented a new governance model

[OSGeo-Discuss] Where do YOU want to go for FOSS4G NA 2016

2015-07-13 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, You may recall we recently designed and implemented a new governance model for FOSS4G NA https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WlgmJgtl0LaV0EO0NtDDSnloTgsIvxu9KwddPDwX1WU/edit. Thank you once again to the large team of people who participated in that. Over the past weeks, we

[OSGeo-Discuss] FedGeoDay 2015

2015-10-05 Thread Andrew Ross
Dear Everyone, (x-posted to LocationTech & OSGeo discussion lists, please fwd to any who might be interested) On Thursday October 15th, FedGeoDay will be returning to Washington D.C.. This one day conference runs from 9am to 5pm and features an incredible