Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Free

2007-03-05 Thread Arnulf Christl
On Mon, March 5, 2007 19:26, Allan Doyle wrote: On Mar 5, 2007, at 13:26, Frank Warmerdam wrote: ross s wrote: Just to add a bit more spice to the discussion. I think the root problem here is a definition amoung open source purists. Jeff Thurston has added some interesting points to his

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Free

2007-03-07 Thread Arnulf Christl
On Wed, March 7, 2007 15:37, Josef Assad wrote: Hello OSGeo community, I am a little new in here, so a quick two line introduction; Ive been involved with free software for something like 8 years now in almost all capacities except programming it (much to the fortune of code quality

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: FOSS4G 2007 Workshop Submission

2007-03-29 Thread Arnulf Christl
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Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: FOSS4G 2007 Workshop Submission

2007-03-29 Thread Arnulf Christl
this year . http://www.foss4g2007.org/presentations Yours, The FOSS4G 2007 Conference Committee ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl http://www.wheregroup.com

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Freegis-list] Autodesk, DXF, OSGEO

2007-05-11 Thread Arnulf Christl
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I note the same Autodesk funding OSGEO is also the creator of .DXF, which one must jump thru HOOPS and turn purple even thinking of converting to other formats here on GNU/Linux. Hi Dan, Autodesk is a fairly old and large corporation with a straight forward

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Use cases for FOSS-GIS in universities

2007-05-13 Thread Arnulf Christl
[...] Although my University has a large Unix system also and while it runs many debian-based systems, my experience is that it is even more difficult to set up a free GIS environment (the Geoinformatica for example) there - so in fact the Windows solution is not so bad after all. And as

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Interesting article on open source economics

2007-05-13 Thread Arnulf Christl
On Sat, May 12, 2007 20:29, Jason Birch wrote: Hmm. That sounds like an oxymoron, but: http://www.riehle.org/computer-science/research/2007/computer-2007-article.html Jason From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxymoron: An oxymoron (plural oxymora) is a figure of speech that combines two

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board and Representational tasks (was: Geographic Diversity)

2007-08-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
1,73 Euro-Cent Dearest all non-Directors, this interesting thread is void of relevance as long as we have no better understanding of what the title OSGeo director is good for. Let me share my experience as a director over the past 1,5 years and maybe you can help me to understand what this

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

2007-08-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
Our 2ct for the Integration Showcase: PS. I am really hoping that anyone good at MapServer will take a run at the problem. We are interested in consuming WMS and WFS services in our application Mapbender. We do not need the Online Resources or FeatureTypes of the services now because we want

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Labs

2007-10-04 Thread Arnulf Christl
the mouse to reference points in the image (I don't know whether it is in the current release, check back with the qgis mailing list to be sure). Best regards, -- Arnulf Christl http://www.wheregroup.com ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Turn around on new Incubation submittals.

2007-10-04 Thread Arnulf Christl
On Wed, October 3, 2007 17:18, Frank Warmerdam wrote: On 10/3/07, Bob Basques [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All, What's the turn around supposed to be on incubation submittals? I sent in an application last Friday and never got any sort of reply. Even a confirmation of receipt would be

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board Proposal: Statement of OSGeo Legal Support

2007-10-31 Thread Arnulf Christl
Cameron Shorter wrote: Good processes + no money is an acceptable strategy so long as we have consciously made this decision and everyone is aware of the strategy. Hello, keeping budgets low already is a corporate strategy of OSGeo as far as I am concerned. I am eager to extend this strategy

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Reflections on the Jornadas gvSIG

2007-11-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
Jo Walsh wrote: dear all, I got a lot out of the Jornadas gvSIG 3-day user/developer meeting last week, and wanted to share a few notes with la comunidad ingles-hablante. One thing that jumped out is the strength of positive language about software libre amongst the user community; not just

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] About OSGeo...

2008-01-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
Tim Bowden wrote: In putting together some words for the Aust-NZ chapters bid to host the 2009 FOSS4G conf, I went looking at what OSGeo stands for and how we could answer that mission in our conf hosting bid. I looked at http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/about.html and got the distinct

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] projection projects

2008-01-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
Mike Adair wrote: I'd like to follow up on a conversation that took place at FOSS4G in Victoria regarding a gathering of the open source projection clan under the OSGeo umbrella. Frank can probably expand on the idea more, but the idea being that it would be an opportunity to build up a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Technology Group, Inc. announces PostGIS UMN MapServer Training

2008-01-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
Howard Butler wrote: On Jan 17, 2008, at 1:34 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: If you were to lead the development of this material and put it into the Open Source (with your name attached) this would give you extra credibility and marketing reach. Why? Why must OTG put their hard earned

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Who's in incubation, who has graduated?

2008-01-29 Thread Arnulf Christl
Development Co +972-8-6592270 ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl http://www.wheregroup.com ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss

SPD Prioritization (was: Re: [Gfoss] [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Last chance before cancelling: OSGeo Hacking event in a monastry near Bolsena (Italy)!?)

2008-02-13 Thread Arnulf Christl
has already reported to the board at the last meeting and implementation is more or less under way. So if you have cool ideas, then now is the time to share them. Best regards, Arnulf. -- Arnulf Christl http://www.wheregroup.com ___ Discuss mailing list

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OS Spatial environment 'sizing' + Image Management

2008-02-20 Thread Arnulf Christl
Lucena, Ivan wrote: Hi Bruce, Here I am again... Randy suggestion are pretty valuable and very well based but I have a especial interest on storing raster on databases so that is why I asked about it. Yes, raster is chunky and not very fluid but I love to hear from successful experience

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Image Management in an RDBMS...(was OS Spatial environment 'sizing')

2008-02-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: IMO: Hi Tyler, Thanks for the reply. Am I correct in believing that the two things people desire with images in an RDB, is having an abstract 1) storage framework (tables) and 2) a common access language (SQL) for managing the framework. You could have the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Image Management in an RDBMS...(was OS Spatial environment 'sizing')

2008-02-22 Thread Arnulf Christl
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: IMO: [...] I am probably too vector oriented to understand the problems involved here but my experience is that there should be no issue if you have your services configured all right. I don't agree. But then my requirements are for spatial data that covers a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Image Management in an RDBMS...(was OS Spatial environment 'sizing')

2008-02-22 Thread Arnulf Christl
Randy George wrote: Hi Bruce, What approaches are people using with large Lidar datasets? You might take a look at the WeoGeo group. They are a commercial operation, not FOSS, BEEP! The opposite to FOSS is proprietary! Some related information can be found here:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Marketing Material For Chico Meeting of California Geography Society

2008-04-05 Thread Arnulf Christl
list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl http://www.wheregroup.com ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposal: OSGeo Cartographic Library

2008-04-08 Thread Arnulf Christl
Frank Warmerdam wrote: Markus Neteler wrote: Dear OSGeo, I would like to launch the idea of an OSGeo Cartographic Library to share concepts, source code and regression tests: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Cartographic_Library GRASS, QGIS and others are in the need of own map printing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Can I do the same GIS tasks with OS (as with ESRI)?

2008-04-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
andrea antonello wrote: Among the things that QGIS (and other open source desktops) can't do are a table join, a spatial join I'm not sure what you mean with spatial join, but if you mean overlay, and raster combination GRASS can do, and it can also do table joins, while it overlays two

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Can I do the same GIS tasks with OS (as with ESRI)?

2008-04-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
On Fri, April 25, 2008 20:51, Christopher Schmidt wrote: On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 08:21:21PM +0200, Arnulf Christl wrote: What was a Desktop GIS exactly? I only have a browser and for some strange reason all that I do starts with an http://... A Desktop GIS is what you switch to when you

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: OS and proprietary

2008-04-27 Thread Arnulf Christl
of terminology that is compatible with Open Source. Best regards, Arnulf. [1] http://www.opensourcejahrbuch.de/portal/article_show?article=osjb2007-01-02-freyermuth.pdf [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Software -- Arnulf Christl http://www.wheregroup.com

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] scale of FOSS projects

2008-05-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
[...] There is this cultural pressure on standards to be marketing tools. Because of the government and military context for GIS, this pressure is particularly intense for us. It starts to loop back on itself somewhat like this, http://frot.org/on_standards/statements.html Jo, Thanks for

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Voting for new OSGeo Charter Members open until 6th June 2008

2008-06-02 Thread Arnulf Christl
+1 from Arnulf Christl to add all 18 nominees as new charter members (this is not a motion and obviously we should not change the rules of the process while it is running - but what the heck, if We All think it makes sense?) Maybe it is also time to polish up the image of the (normal, intentional

[OSGeo-Discuss] Chickens, Boards and Export Restrictions

2008-06-12 Thread Arnulf Christl
All, every now and then governance issues pop up in lists and on IRC. I will try to summarizes some of them for those of .us who do not follow all OSGeo communication that closely. One critique is that the board of directors does not make decisions easily and quickly which could be seen as a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Thematic Mapping Engine as Open Source?

2008-06-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
Bjorn Sandvik wrote: Thanks for your feedback. I'll consider the pros and cons between different licenses. I don't have commercial interests, but I would like the project to be sustainable. I've changed my mind about using SourceForge, - I agree that Google Code is more suitable. Just as

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

2008-06-28 Thread Arnulf Christl
Yves Jacolin wrote: Le vendredi 27 juin 2008 19:22, Jason Birch a écrit : I agree with the concept of lightning-talk style reports, but I think that it was valuable having the open question/comment section at the end for general OSGeo organizational discussion. We didn't really have that

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The New Board to be and Global representation

2008-07-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
Mateusz Loskot wrote: On Jun 17, 2008, at 11:45 PM, Arnulf Christl wrote: On Fri, June 13, 2008 18:47, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: On 13-Jun-08, at 1:26 AM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote: Hi I can't be more agree with we should seek the best people to represent the foundation

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo and use of freenode for IRC

2008-08-20 Thread Arnulf Christl
On Tue, August 19, 2008 17:12, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: On 18-Aug-08, at 9:55 PM, Dave Patton wrote: Has the OSGeo foundation, or any of the OSGeo projects, done the Group Registration with freenode? http://freenode.net/group_registration.shtml Yes, I did this a long time ago. Our

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Projects at FOSS4G

2008-09-11 Thread Arnulf Christl
Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: I'm curious about how many different projects (OSGeo and others) will be represented at FOSS4G by speakers, workshops, etc. Rather than wade through the presentation listing, I thought I'd be lazy and ask here. If you know that your project(s) are going to be

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] meruvian program

2009-03-02 Thread Arnulf Christl
Hey Frans, I was out of office for several weeks and only now found your mail. This sounds very interesting, I can see that you have been very aactive in the past years! Congratulations. Best regards, Arnulf. Frans Thamura wrote: hi there i just create a slide, still mixed indonesia and

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] What usually your local chapter exhibit in a conference?

2009-04-15 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jacolin Yves schrieb: Le Tuesday 14 April 2009 22:46:13 Cameron Shorter, vous avez écrit : Yves, Have you considered using the LiveDVD instead of a USB key? I suspect it would be cheaper. (at ~ $2 per DVD). You can also include all the data and

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] parsing coordinates

2009-04-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 pere roca ristol schrieb: hi all, I'm developing a webapplication that let's user upload their point data and play with it. It currently works with lat/long in a CSV with this format (eg: *0.44, -79.9 *) but we find users with some of these

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Wiki Upkeep - Orphaned Pages

2009-04-23 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jason Birch schrieb: Alex Mandel wrote: There should be 0 pages removed from this process, and when in doubt about a link, just leave it for someone else who knows that topic. There are a bunch of old MapGuide links there that were migrated

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

2009-07-03 Thread Arnulf Christl
. Arnulf Christl (OSGeo) a écrit : Pedro-Juan Ferrer Matoses schrieb: I've found several pages and some users spamming the wiki as you can see in [1] [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php?title=Special%3ASearchns2=1search=cialisfulltext=Advanced+search Greetings Thanks for the notice

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Events OSGeo India

2009-11-23 Thread Arnulf Christl
) are appreciated. Regards, Arnulf PS: Trying to sort through mails after longer absence from office. Please bear with me. -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman

Re: [Fwd: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] GDAL and ESRI]

2009-11-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
like viral effect but that does not make is any more appropriate. :-) Will need to add this to [[Category:Advocacy]] some day... -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Incubator] [Fwd: Re: Request for OSGeo projects logos]

2009-11-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Someone was a lot brighter than me long ago: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Logos_from_OSGeo_projects Pls. update your links and add our new projects while you are at it. Regards, Arnulf Christl wrote: Folks, Frank is perfectly right in saying

[OSGeo-Discuss] Software Copyright ownership

2009-12-13 Thread Arnulf Christl
. /me slowly walks off for cover Best regards, Arnulf. [1] http://monty-says.blogspot.com/2009/12/help-saving-mysql.html -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us/ ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGEO code

2009-12-22 Thread Arnulf Christl
) ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us/ ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] options for getting paid technical/mentoring support on foss geo applications

2010-01-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
for us what we need are technical advise as we develop the request solutions from our partners. Many thanks in advance. Best regards, Arnulf Christl. [1] http://www.osgeo.org/search_profile -- Arnulf Christl President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org

[OSGeo-Discuss] New OSGeo Mailing List: jQuery for geospatial development

2010-03-06 Thread Arnulf Christl
://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/geojquery Hack the Wiki at: http://geojquery.org/ Tweet it, blog on it. Maybe this is a chance to get the attention of spatially unaware developers. Thanks to Till for starting this and to Jan for bringing it into the Spanish speaking worlds. Best regards, - -- Arnulf

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Is the integration of FOSS4G and proprietary software good for FOSS4G?

2010-03-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
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Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Generalizing complex 3D vector polygon data

2010-03-23 Thread Arnulf Christl
? Since my team is heavily using FOSS4G, we're looking for a solution (if any) that would ideally be 100% FOSS4G. Thanks for any feedback, Alex I'd check out OSSIM. - -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSSGIS 2011 Call for Papers eröffnet

2010-10-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, the FOSSGIS conference (FOSS4G's small sibling) has opened the Call for Papers [1]. It will be in German language but we all manage some English, so feel free to come visit beautiful Heidelberg from 5th to 7th of April 2011. Best regards,

[OSGeo-Discuss] Report from the OSGeo Board meeting

2011-09-20 Thread Arnulf Christl
the many talks we had with OSGeo members and friends at the conference and look forward to a productive coming year. On behalf of the OSGeo board of directors, Arnulf Christl [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Face_to_Face_Meeting_Denver_2011#Agenda [2] http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/board [3

FOSS4G South America (was: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GeoBolivia - hiring personal)

2012-02-13 Thread Arnulf Christl
Hi Conference Committee, there are several mails related to having a FOSS4G in South America. Mabye we can keep an eye on this and support them from OSGeo. Cheers, Arnulf On 02/13/2012 05:24 AM, slesage wrote: I hope we will succeed in having a close collaboration between GeoBolivia and the

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Elections 2012

2012-06-22 Thread Arnulf Christl
here on the Discuss list or send them to c...@osgeo.org. All nominations and votes have to be sent to the email address c...@osgeo.org. This year the Chief Returning Officers are Michael Gerlek and Arnulf Christl. Thank you for your contribution! Best regards have a nice weekend, Your Chief

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board nomination starts 2012-07-23

2012-07-07 Thread Arnulf Christl
Dear OSGeo Charter Members, the Board nomination period starts 2012-07-23. Until then candidates can present their ideas to give us an idea what to expect from them if we vote them into the board. Best regards, CRO Seven (aka Arnulf) http://arnulf.us

[OSGeo-Discuss] Cancellation of FOSS4G 2012 conference to be held in September in Beijing

2012-07-26 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear Community, it was announced on July 10, 2012 by the FOSS4G local organizing committee that the FOSS4G 2012 conference that was scheduled to be held in September in Beijing has been cancelled. The OSGeo board was of course disappointed to hear

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Elections 2012

2012-08-03 Thread Arnulf Christl
c...@osgeo.org Thank your for taking on this responsibility, Your CROs (Arnulf Christl Michael Gerlek) [0] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Election_2012 [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Member_Nominations_2012 [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Election_2012#Vote_for_new_Board_Members_-_2012-08-03_

[OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for the OSGeo Board of Directors

2013-08-19 Thread Arnulf Christl
- -- Arnulf Christl http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Arnulf -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with undefined - http://www.enigmail.net/ iEYEARECAAYFAlISdWcACgkQXmFKW+BJ1b3YngCfU5IM6+eLDGOyjo3O+S82yA6V kSIAnRpnpEKRAKU3bWt+UhP0ejVBF3af =6J4f -END

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo as LMO at INSPIRE

2013-08-19 Thread Arnulf Christl
-ejk.cz ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl http://metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board or Director Elections 2013

2013-08-22 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear Charter Members, the OSGeo Board or Director Elections start tomorrow: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Elections_2013 With more than 180 members it has become necessary to somewhat streamline the process. To this effect we have created a dedicated

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Mailmain password reminders

2013-08-26 Thread Arnulf Christl
___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl (Executive Director) Open Source Geospatial Software, Data and Services http://www.metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE

[OSGeo-Discuss] Regional Chapters (was: Re: FOSS4G North America 2015 Expressions of Interest)

2013-09-03 Thread Arnulf Christl
! David -- David William Bitner dbSpatial LLC ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl (Executive Director) Open Source

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Election Results 2013

2013-09-07 Thread Arnulf Christl
candidates who stood in this election and all OSGeo Charter Members for their contribution and votes. Best regards, Michael, Jakob and Arnulf [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Election_2013_Results - -- Your Chief Returning Officers on behalf of OSGeo Arnulf Christl and Michael Gerlek

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for a one pager write up for Why Open Source is good.

2013-09-12 Thread Arnulf Christl
that at some point the message would get across and be picked up by others, and - Voila - it worked. :-) - -- Arnulf Christl http://metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with undefined - http://www.enigmail.net

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] UK Interoperability Assessment Plugfest

2013-09-26 Thread Arnulf Christl
Folks, I very much support this activity and believe that it would be quite beneficial to participate. Ordnance Survey is a powerful multiplier in the UK geospatial business due to its position as the main data provider to the public. There is a license program in place called PSMA (Public Sector

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] UK Interoperability Assessment Plugfest - Reply to Mike Saunt

2013-10-10 Thread Arnulf Christl
___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl http://metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://www.enigmail.net

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Copy Left and Copyright for Geospatial software

2013-10-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
/Commercial_Software http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Free_Software http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Open_Source Cheers, Arnulf [7] http://arnulf.us/Share - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data - Open Standards http://www.metaspatial.net/en/institute

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Inaugural webinar of ”Open Geospatial Science Applications” webinar series on 18th October

2013-10-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
of the European Commission. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data - Open Standards http

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone available to speak about OSGeo at FIG in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

2013-11-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
: https://twitter.com/FIG_NEWS ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl http://metaspatial.net -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members

2014-06-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 [...] Is the board going to vote on this proposal or all charter members? Thanks, Alex This is actually a good question and maybe points towards a new way of leveraging our Charter Membership. I would think that it would be worthwhile to pass

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members

2014-06-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 06/23/2014 09:33 PM, b.j.kob...@utwente.nl wrote: I am very dissapointed in this whole membership/fees discussion. In reading the emails one does not see the international volunteer community I would like to think OSGEO is (should be), but it

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Membership fee (was: Proposed process for selecting OSGeo charter members)

2014-06-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 María, good points, thanks. I strongly believe that paying a fee for one type of membership must not estrange anybody else who wants to participate. And I don't think that this is in the interest of anybody proposing a paid scheme. Trying to gauge

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Unable to Upload JPG on Wiki

2014-11-23 Thread Arnulf Christl
for you? Best regards, Arnulf - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data - Open Standards http://www.metaspatial.net/en/institute -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAlRxk9gACgkQXmFKW

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo in Belgium

2015-03-18 Thread Arnulf Christl
and meetings. Have fun, Arnulf [0] http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/local-chapters [1] http://www.fossgis.de/ [2] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/FOSSGIS_2013 [3] http://www.agit.at/ - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data - Open Standards

[OSGeo-Discuss] MYGEOSS - Open Data Challenge

2015-03-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, this may be interesting for our open geodata group. Have an application using and leveraging Open Data, preferably in the EU? Then check this out: http://digitalearthlab.jrc.ec.europa.eu/mygeoss/call.cfm Have fun, Arnulf - -- Arnulf Christl

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board election: no re-elections this year?

2015-09-25 Thread Arnulf Christl
-Jan > > > Gert-Jan van der Weijden > Voorzitter Stichting OSGeo.nl > ___ > Discuss mailing list > Discuss@lists.osgeo.org > http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss - -- Arnulf Christl (Director) The metaspatial Institute Certification: Open Source - Open Data -

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4GNA - Someone is watching you :-o

2015-12-16 Thread Arnulf Christl
>> -- >> Daniel Morissette >> http://www.mapgears.com/ >> T: +1 418-696-5056 #201 >> >> http://evouala.com/ - Location Intelligence Made Easy >> >> ___ >> Discuss mailing list >> Discuss@lists.os

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4GNA - Someone is watching you :-o

2015-12-16 Thread Arnulf Christl
t; bashing going on, and it is getting to be tiring. Let's stick to >> keeping OSGeo a fun, useful champion of free and open geospatial >> without becoming anti-anything-free, partisan and possibly >> irrelevant. >> >> -- Puneet Kishor Just Another Creative Commoner >>

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] NSA - Someone is swatting you :-o

2015-12-16 Thread Arnulf Christl
to be tiring. Let's stick to >>> keeping OSGeo a fun, useful champion of free and open geospatial >>> without becoming anti-anything-free, partisan and possibly >>> irrelevant. >>> >>> -- >>> Puneet Kishor >>> Just Anoth

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Geospatial at the 2017 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty

2016-10-24 Thread Arnulf Christl
Dear Open Source geo and spatialists, it appears that the last mail on this topic was too heavily loaded with URLs and got intercepted by a variety of Spam filters. This is an abbreviated version. Find the full text and information on the web site of the 18th Annual World Bank Conference on Land

[OSGeo-Discuss] 2017 World Bank Land and Poverty Conference CfP and Registration

2016-10-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
Folks, following up from the FOSS4G 2016 conference in Bonn where "Land Information" was one of the four key topics this CfP from the World Bank may be of special interest to us. I have personally attended the last three editions of this conference. Land Information is obviously all about

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo and Open Data?

2016-10-17 Thread Arnulf Christl
Hey Jachym, maybe that was a misunderstanding. Yes, OSGeo focuses on software but we also have an official geodata committee (sometimes called Public Geodata, sometimes Open Geodata): http://www.osgeo.org/content/projects/geodata.html It is not active currently but there have been some activities

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] (no subject)

2017-03-29 Thread Arnulf Christl
Kiringai, thanks for your thoughts but I cannot quite follow your argument. Or rather, you are just reiterating an old claim by some proprietary vendors stating that their software provides more operations security /due to being developed in a proprietary model/. This claim has never been

[OSGeo-Discuss] Registration for STDM Code Sprint 2017 opened

2017-03-21 Thread Arnulf Christl
source GIS, QGIS, PostGIS, LADM. Thank you and best regards, Arnulf Christl (OSGeo GLTN Liaison Officer, Organizer) -- http://metaspatial.net Spatially enabling your business. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org https://lists.osgeo.org

[OSGeo-Discuss] Kudos to the CRO, Board, Members and OSGeo in general

2018-11-29 Thread Arnulf Christl
This is just a big Thank-You and Well-Done to the CRO, current Board, new nominees, SAC and whoever else may have been involved in setting up this year's election. Having been a CRO earlier in the life of OSGeo myself and knowing how much work this involves I can just bow to the amazing job all

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Advocacy

2007-05-17 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
and don't find it on OSGeo feel free to contact me directly. Maybe I can help. Best regards, Arnulf. Arnulf Christl (OSGeo) wrote: Hi All, I have started a new page in a tentative try at defining Advocacy for OSGeo. http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Advocacy Please feel free to add, remove

Marketing (was: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Supporting new projects)

2007-10-05 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
Hi, good thread. On Wed, October 3, 2007 03:50, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bruce IMO: I'd caution against watering down the OSGeo 'brand' as a source of 'quality' products, particularly if we want the products accepted as a viable alternative within larger organisations. Ack! While it is

[OSGeo-Discuss] How to become an OSGeo member

2008-10-01 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
All, Markus was so kind as to update our membership pages so that finally we should all be able to understand how to become a member. This is an announcement to please check back and let us know whether this is actually true. From http://www.osgeo.org/content/faq/getting_started.html = Getting

[OSGeo-Discuss] Beta-test the GEospatial Applications Registry (GEAR)

2008-10-01 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
FYI. Maybe they will appreciate some humble Open Source contributions. == In support of the Geospatial Line of Business, an FGDC-coordinated activity to streamline geospatial activities across the US federal government, a GEospatial Applications

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] some post-FOSS4G thoughts

2008-10-09 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
On Tue, October 7, 2008 22:55, Gavin Fleming wrote: Frank wrote: As an alternative to a stand-alone event, it can also be helpful to work with an existing GIS conference organizer to provide an open source track or something similar. We've just been approached by www.eis-africa.org who are

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] some post-FOSS4G thoughts

2008-10-09 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
On Tue, October 7, 2008 21:16, Frank Warmerdam wrote: Landon Blake wrote: When I think about the possibility of setting up a local or regional conference I get a little scared about the unknowns. How do you go about locating conference space? Do you approach local hotels and motels about

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] California Chapter Held First Annual Meeting

2009-02-26 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
Landon, cool to see lots of activity in your local chapter. I think the idea of awarding good geo data stewardship is very good and hopefully some other local chapters are interested in picking up this idea. The list of chapter members who are willing to serve as outreach speakers could also be

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Park at Intergeo 2009

2009-06-23 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
. With best regards, Arnulf Christl -- President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Intergeo_2006 http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Intergeo_2007 http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Intergeo_2008 http://www.fossgis.de/wiki/Intergeo_2009 (early planning stage

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Open Source Park at Intergeo 2009

2009-06-23 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
and organization of the community area and FOSSGIS booth duty. Fell free to contact me directly if you need more information on the event, community and project areas. With best regards, Arnulf Christl -- President OSGeo http://www.osgeo.org http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Intergeo_2006 http

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

2009-07-03 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
grown beyond any imaginable bra sizes... Anybody aware of a way to delete the users themselves (now they only show up as not-yet-edited pages)? Best regards, Arnulf. [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php?title=Special:ListUsersgroup=sysop [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Special:ListUsers -- Arnulf

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

2009-07-03 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
for the Comunity, if you give me the power... mhuahahaahahahaha And Arnulf, I'm not really interested about your bodily dimensions, for sure mate, ni de coña ;-D Bests, Done, thanks for helping out! http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Special:Log/rights -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http

[OSGeo-Discuss] OGC Technical Committee Meeting protocol available Online

2009-07-15 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
regarding OGC feel free to ask and discuss on the OSGeo Standards mailing list. Best regards, Arnulf [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OGC [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OGC_News -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list

[OSGeo-Discuss] OGC Technical Committee Meeting protocol available Online

2009-07-15 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
regarding OGC feel free to ask and discuss on the OSGeo Standards mailing list. Best regards, Arnulf [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OGC [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OGC_News -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org ___ Discuss mailing list

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Any plan for improving Service Providers?

2009-08-07 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
of the main web site or rather their English names? My preference tend to the first. Too many ideas, no one to do it. Sure. Thats why the SPD still looks as it does... :-) Best regards, Arnulf. [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Barnstars -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Examples of Opposition to Open Source/Open File Formats in the United States

2009-08-21 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
immediately. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss -- Arnulf Christl OSGeo President http://www.osgeo.org

[OSGeo-Discuss] Project representation at Intergeo

2009-08-31 Thread Arnulf Christl (OSGeo)
#Press_Information -- Arnulf Christl Exploring Space, Time and Mind http://arnulf.us/ ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

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