[OSGeo-Discuss] Bruce Bannerman is out of the office.

2007-05-13 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
I will be out of the office starting 14/05/2007 and will not return until 18/05/2007. I will respond to your message when I return. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Windows verse Linux

2007-06-19 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
Hi Gary, IMO: I've been using: - Windows in its various forms for 17 years. - Unix in a variety of versions for 17 years. - Linux (Debian, Ubuntu and Redhat) for 6 years. - others e.g. MacOS, Mac OSX, VMS, DOS, etc for a number of years. My preference is Linux. - Debian on the servers (for

[OSGeo-Discuss] Are there any thoughts on how organisations can work with OSGeo projects?

2007-09-27 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
sorry for cross posting I have been involved in a number of discussions over the last year or so where people representing organisations have expressed an interest in extending Open Source spatial products and projects but are unsure or sceptical as to how it could be done. I'm interested

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Are there any thoughts on how organisations canwork with OSGeo projects?

2007-09-27 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
Thanks to Frank, Puneet and Landon for your comments. Puneet I guess you might be meaning specifically governmental organizations -- specifying what you mean by an organization would be necessary. By organisation, I was inferring organisations that do not currently actively contribute.

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Aust-NZ] Geospatial Events Calendar?

2007-10-14 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
Cameron, The GSDI people maintain a list of conferences at: http://www.gsdi.org/events/upcnf.asp This may help. Bruce Cameron Shorter [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent by: [EMAIL PROTECTED] 15/10/2007 01:16 PM To OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org cc Aust-NZ OSGeo [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject

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

2007-10-30 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO Good call Cameron. In this day and age it would pay to be proactive on these types of issues. It's been a while since I last looked at this. From memory, a number of large companies have pledged resources to help defend FOSS. I'm not sure where this is at currently. I think that its

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: FOSS4GIS business models

2008-01-07 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
to share their observations? Can they be integrated with OSGeo apps? Do they support OGC standards etc? Bruce Bannerman Notice: This email and any attachments may contain information that is personal, confidential, legally privileged and/or copyright.No part of it should be reproduced

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Finding Data Sets

2008-01-23 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
Erik A place to start may be the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) registry: http://registry.gsdi.org/browse.php?order=title Bruce Bannerman Australia [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 24/01/2008 08:22:38 AM: A friend of mine is building a website and wants to add a map of India. He

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Job Postings / Job Wanted

2008-01-24 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
Frank, IMO: This is a good idea. I'd prefer to see a separate mailing list though. The list could help foster a growing industry. Bruce Bannerman Frank Warmerdam [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent by: [EMAIL PROTECTED] 25/01/08 08:12 AM Please respond to OSGeo Discussions discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Does Open Source need a supervisory government body?

2008-01-25 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
waiting for the next vacancy for incubation. OK, over to you. I'm interested in all points of view on this issue. Bruce Bannerman Notice: This email and any attachments may contain information that is personal, confidential, legally privileged and/or copyright.No part of it should

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Does Open Source need a supervisory government body?

2008-01-26 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Thanks for the comments Michael, As I said in my post, I was being deliberately provocative with choice of subject heading. Yes it is certainly possible that I've missed the intent of the author's comments. It is only a small portion of an excellent document. However, I also have a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Case studies for migrating to Geospatial FOSS?

2008-01-29 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Cameron, An alternative is that an organisation specialising in translation type services (e.g. SBS in Australia) might be approached if we can find the funding. Bruce Bannerman Do you think there would be any chance of encouraging the responsible departments to translate

[OSGeo-Discuss] OS Spatial environment 'sizing'

2008-02-18 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
done any work with load balancing and would like to share their experiences? - Of the above OS Spatial products, which ones could co-exist on the same server (excluding Postgres/PostGIS)? Any thoughts are appreciated. Bruce Bannerman Australia Notice: This email and any attachments may

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

2008-02-19 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
and hyperspectral data. Bruce Bannerman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 20/02/2008 10:09:28 AM: Hi Ivan, The most common advice I've seen says to leave raster out of the DB. Of course footprints and meta data could be there, but you would want to point Geoserver coverage to the image

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

2008-02-20 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
that they'd had discussions with Oracle. It was around this time that Oracle announced their Georaster format. Bruce Bannerman Notice: This email and any attachments may contain information that is personal, confidential, legally privileged and/or copyright.No part of it should be reproduced

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

2008-02-21 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Thanks for the comments Michael, I was wondering if you'd contribute;-) (Also, note that wavelet does not necessarily imply lossy anymore, as many assume. Story of my life.) Can you point me to any studies to support the claim that JPEG2000 can indeed be indeed non-lossy?

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

2008-02-21 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
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 most complex storage

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GIS applications to off-shore EP (oil gas)

2008-02-21 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Hi Paulo, I have been wondering, and haven't found much literature on the subject of applying GIS to the EP chain. I can see it would be useful, but can't exactly see where and how. Also note, that I am coming from a geology background, now working with reservoir geophysics, and

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

2008-02-21 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Thanks for the reply Arnulf. I tell her that she has been brain washed by certain creative minds who sell things (instead of develop software) into thinking that files based systems are stone age. She hates me for it and curses her vendors at the same time now... There are

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

2008-02-21 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Paul, On Feb 21, 2008, at 4:19 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What it comes down to is what is appropriate for your use case. Indeed! However, there seem to be vanishingly few use cases for which raster-in-database is actually the more appropriate solution. ;-) I beg to

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

2008-02-21 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Tim, Would you like to expand on this? Bruce Completely off the wall thought, but what about using git? Tim Notice: This email and any attachments may contain information that is personal, confidential, legally privileged and/or copyright.No part of it should be

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

2008-02-21 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO 12 million records is teensy. Stuff it into PostGIS. It's the billion- point LIDAR sets that leave me queasy, but I can't begin to think of a reasonable architecture for that without learning more about how the points are actually USED, which I really am not clear on at the moment.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Image Handling in RDBMS

2008-02-22 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Hi Puneet. Thanks for the comments. That brings us back to PostGIS supporting images. Clearly, most folks who use it don't see it worth the effort implementing. I suggest two things -- one. This being open source, Bruce and others, start developing the capabilities and contribute

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] 'lossless' JPEG2000

2008-02-23 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Thanks for the reply Traian, I don't mean to be dismissive of this report, but I was hoping for something more definitive to prove that 'lossless' JPEG compressions did indeed protect the integrity of the data.. Perhaps its just my ignorance, but I was hoping for something along the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Image Handling in RDBMS

2008-02-23 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
Thanks Tim, Bruce - Tim Keitt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent by: [EMAIL PROTECTED] 24/02/08 07:43 AM Please respond to OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org To [EMAIL PROTECTED] cc Subject [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Image Handling in RDBMS Lucena, Ivan [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dear

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] 'lossless' JPEG2000

2008-02-23 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Michael, My concern as a custodian of significant image resources is to ensure that the integrity of this data is protected and available for future analytical use by ourselves and by the public. As an example, to conduct multi-temporal analysis of 'imagery' to help understand big

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] 'lossless' JPEG2000

2008-02-25 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Michael, Thanks for the comments on this thread. I've had a couple of private emails expressing interest in the outcome, so I'll continue this conversation in public, rather than moving it offline. One of the problems that I have is that I understand that JPEG 2000 can be 'lossy' or

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] 'lossless' JPEG2000

2008-02-26 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Michael, Again, I don't pretend to be an expert on JPEG2000. However, I'd like to know more about the format for future reference. Does the wiki article at the following URL represent a good overview of the format? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JPEG_2000 If it is accurate, there is a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Java Collaboration...Again

2008-05-05 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
the obvious, but do we have a full listing of OSGeo projects that are in incubation or have graduated? Bruce Bannerman Notice: This email and any attachments may contain information that is personal, confidential, legally privileged and/or copyright.No part of it should be reproduced

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Java Collaboration...Again

2008-05-05 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Thanks Markus, Bruce Markus Neteler [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent by: [EMAIL PROTECTED] 05/05/08 07:33 PM Please respond to OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org To OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org cc OSGeo-incubator [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Java

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] scale of FOSS projects

2008-05-12 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
to Frank's comments. Bruce Bannerman Notice: This email and any attachments may contain information that is personal, confidential, legally privileged and/or copyright.No part of it should be reproduced, adapted or communicated without the prior written consent of the copyright owner

[OSGeo-Discuss] [Fwd: [DebianGIS] Freezing is not so far in the future, aka Where 1.0]

2008-05-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
to spare the time. Bruce Bannerman --- Forwarded Message From: Francesco P. Lovergine [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [DebianGIS] Freezing is not so far in the future, aka Where 1.0 Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 20:45:19 +0200 Hi all This message is a very informal

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Sign the Hague declaration

2008-05-15 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
that they don't have to do the conversion into 'their' spatial tool. 3. Use only free and open digital standards in their own activities. Again desirable. My comments to point 1 above are also relevent here. Bruce Bannerman Notice: This email and any attachments may contain

[OSGeo-Discuss] Should OSGeo get involved in the Information Architecture realm and nurture the development of definitive spatial ontologies?

2008-05-21 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
, particularly if it is consistently adopted across the OS stack. This suggestion has merit and should be explored further. Please see below for context. I'd be interested in other peoples thoughts on this proposal. Bruce Bannerman As a long term participant in OGC, I think it is capable

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Should OSGeo get involved in the Information Architecture realm and nurture the development of definitive spatial ontologies?

2008-05-25 Thread Bruce Bannerman
is catering to this very well and increasing the awareness of spatial information amongst decision makers and the public alike. Meanwhile 2050 is fast approaching, if we are to believe the climate change predictions. Bruce Bannerman signature.asc Description: This is a digitally

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source development metrics

2008-05-28 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
constructive ideas to take into their sessions. Bruce Bannerman Notice: This email and any attachments may contain information that is personal, confidential, legally privileged and/or copyright.No part of it should be reproduced, adapted or communicated without the prior written

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source development metrics

2008-05-28 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Thanks for the comments Puneet, Actually, a variation on the above may be the best metric -- create feature X that we need in our organization and that works for us. That would allow your organization to determine what is meaningful for your organization first and for open source

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source development metrics

2008-05-28 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
a project is critical to the success of open source projects, however I think that it should really only be used as a last resort if a situation is clearly unsalvagable. There is too much dilution of effort otherwise. Bruce Bannerman Bruce, I agree with Puneet. In this scenario it would

[OSGeo-Discuss] Gold Undercover Search and Delivery Channel Project - Tender RFT 304746

2008-06-11 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
questions must be directed to the person nominated in the documentation. --- Bruce Bannerman IT Solutions Architect Information Development Branch Minerals and Petroleum Division Department of Primary Industries - Victoria Australia Notice: This email and any

[OSGeo-Discuss] studies / comparisons of software that serves OGC standards

2008-06-11 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
(Apologies for cross posting) IMO: Is anyone aware of any studies / comparisons of software that serves data to the following OGC standards? - WMS v1.3 - WFS v1.1 (including support for complex features) - WCS v1.1+ I'm interested in current / recent studies. Bruce Bannerman

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Chickens, Boards and Export Restrictions

2008-06-12 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Paul, Some Local Chapters are going through this process currently, e.g. OSGeo-AustNZ. We will need to incorporate as a non profit within Australia with its overheads of audits, annual fees etc. One potential upside is that we may get some protection by way of Directors Insurance for

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Director's Insurance (Chickens, Boards and Export Restrictions)

2008-06-15 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: Cameron, Well said! We as a foundation are asking people to undertake roles of responsibility without training, guidance or in many cases even an outline of what is required. We trust to the good will and experience of the participants that noting will go wrong. One day, something

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] URL

2008-08-11 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
IMO: +1 Bruce Bannerman Mateusz Loskot [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent by: [EMAIL PROTECTED] 12/08/08 09:11 AM Please respond to OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org To OSGeo Discussions discuss@lists.osgeo.org cc Subject Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] URL Markus Neteler wrote: On Mon, Aug

[OSGeo-Discuss] [Fwd: Fee vs Free]

2008-08-20 Thread Bruce Bannerman
downloads in that period. Can anyone point me to some studies that support the claim made in this slide please? Bruce Bannerman signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G LiveCD

2008-09-10 Thread Bruce . Bannerman
around with Ubuntu 8.04, Tomcat and some of the Java stack recently (GeoServer and Deegree mainly). There were a few gotchas initially, but once set up it is surprisingly easy to add new Java based Web Apps. From what I've seen, this could also be pre-configured for use in a live DVD. Bruce

[OSGeo-Discuss] FW: [OGC Press Release] The OGC forms a Spatial Law and Policy Committee [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2009-02-25 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Apologies for cross posting. Bruce Bannerman -Original Message- From: media-bounces+b.bannerman=bom.gov...@lists.opengeospatial.org [mailto:media-bounces+b.bannerman=bom.gov...@lists.opengeospat ial.org] On Behalf Of OGC Press Sent: Thursday, 26 February 2009 6:43 AM To: me

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Foss4g2009] FOSS4G looking for advice from local chapters

2009-03-04 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Cameron, Without wanting to diminish the importance of what you are trying to do, what is this list for? Isn't Discuss an international list? Bruce Bannerman On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 19:00 +1100, Cameron Shorter wrote: The FOSS4G organising committee is keen to get advise on how we should

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open File Formats and Proprietary Algorithms [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2009-08-20 Thread Bruce Bannerman
(or private) archives away in proprietary data formats. It makes more sense to use open standards and formats that are publically available. Bruce Bannerman -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Michael

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: FW: Insurance for contractors? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2009-08-31 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Michael, When I ran my consultancy as a limited liability company, we kept the normal range of insurance policies, including professional and public liability insurance policies. If you wish to be treated as a professional and work for the big end of town, these are a necessary business expense.

[OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Documenting GIS Data Models (Again): Using DXF [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2009-09-09 Thread Bruce Bannerman
://www.seegrid.csiro.au/twiki/bin/view/AppSchemas/HollowWorld Bruce Bannerman -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Landon Blake Sent: Thursday, 10 September 2009 5:48 AM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G-2009 Birds of a Feather Sessions

2009-10-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
. This year, Birds of a Feather sessions will be held on Thursday 22nd October. A number of rooms are available. First ones in get the rooms. Please visit the Wiki page [1] to register and organise your sessions. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2009_BirdsOfAFeather

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

2009-10-04 Thread Bruce Bannerman
features) that are getting a bit dated. Perhaps we can get a few of us together in Sydney to discuss this further. Bruce Bannerman -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Peter Batty Sent: Saturday, 3 October

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G-2009 - Volunteers needed to help pack conference satchels

2009-10-07 Thread Bruce Bannerman
will take a few hours to do. Bruce Bannerman ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] Mind Map - Open Source Spatial Projects

2009-10-09 Thread Bruce Bannerman
with the source in the OSGeo subversion repository. Details are at: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Bruce.bannerman The information in the mind map is a little dated. Perhaps a few of us can collaborate to maintain it. Thanks to Tyler for his help in getting this into subversion. Bruce Bannerman

[OSGeo-Discuss] Mind Map - Open Source Spatial Projects

2009-10-11 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Thanks George, Amazing. Congratulations! Can i suggest a project that has been around for some years? Check Terralib and TerraView. It's a brazilian project and it's quite mature. http://www.terralib.org/ http://www.terralib.org/ Regards, George Terralib is there. See Software

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

2009-10-12 Thread Bruce Bannerman
for) application called Inspiration that allows for building of similar diagrams. I thought it might open the MM file, but no go. Nice file BTW. bobb Bruce Bannerman wrote: Bob, What's the best Client for this MM stuff? A little research on it reveals

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

2009-10-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
It would be great if you could add in the MapWindow project. MapWindow GIS Desktop Application is a C#/.NET desktop GIS that is completely open source and has about 6000 downloads per month from www.MapWindow.org. Also, under your library/developer tools, we the project also includes a set

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G-2009 Volunteers required - OSGeo Booth

2009-10-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
We need people to help 'man' (or is that 'person ;-) ) the OSGeo Booth during FOSS4G-2009. The booth will be a centre of activity and you will get to meet a lot of the OSGeo personalities. Please volunteer for a half hour session, or two, or three... To sign up, add your name to the Wiki at:

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [SDI-AsiaPacific] NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge

2009-10-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
fyi -Original Message- From: sdi-asiapacific-boun...@lists.gsdi.org [mailto:sdi-asiapacific-boun...@lists.gsdi.org] On Behalf Of Kate Lance Sent: Thursday, 15 October 2009 11:03 PM To: SDI-Africa; SDI-Europe; SDI-AP; SDI-LAC; SDI-North America Subject: [SDI-AsiaPacific] NAVTEQ

[OSGeo-Discuss] The Rabbit

2009-10-25 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Paul, By unanimous decision of the LOC, you have been entrusted as keeper of the FOSS4G-2009 Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch [1]. We felt it better not to leave loose ends, and know that you will keep it in safe hands. Bruce [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Hand_Grenade_of_Antioch

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] new military OSS policy

2009-10-27 Thread Bruce Bannerman
following suit... Bruce Bannerman [1] http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/government_it/open_source.aspx -Original Message- From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Miles Fidelman Sent: Wednesday, 28 October 2009 4:16 AM To: OSGeo

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Regarding The Microstation DGN Maps georeferencing [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2009-11-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Padmini, It has been a long, long time since I used MicroStation, however this may help. Typically it will depend on the people who captured the data that you are working with: - some are only concerned with the immediate vicinity of their engineering project and will arbitrarily define a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo barriers to entry

2009-11-16 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Tyler, Perhaps this 'issue' is not so big after all... A comment that was made to me by a colleague after FOSS4G-2009 was that she thought that it was great to see such a high percentage of attendees were female; dramatically higher than she would have traditionally seen at a spatial /

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

2009-12-21 Thread Bruce Bannerman
results of algorithm operations based on a control set of data. I'd like to see the list of features that Todd compared (at Table 13) expanded somewhat to include e.g. functionality related to data capture and maintenance; transformations; reprojections etc etc. Just a thought. -- Bruce

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Include remote sensing software in OSGeo desktop shootout? Re: Discuss Digest, Vol 36, Issue 31 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-03 Thread Bruce Bannerman
IMO: Hi Drew, A good question. I had assumed that as image manipulation and processing functionality is required as part of the normal desktop workflow for a significant range of spatial use cases that it would be included in this type of comparison. Bruce -Original Message-

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] HELP PLEASE - Does anyone know where I can get high resolution GIS data for use in tutorials? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-12 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Simon, Check out the Australian Spatial Data Directory [1]. Geoscience Australia also have a wide range of datasets that I understand are now available via Creative Commons. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://asdd.ga.gov.au/asdd/tech/zap/basic.html -Original Message- From

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] HELP PLEASE - Does anyone know where I can get high resolution GIS data for use in tutorials? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-12 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Australia Pty Ltd PO Box 160, Sunshine, Victoria 3020. P: 9311 5822. M: 041 830 3437. mailto: scrop...@botanicusaustralia.com.au mailto:scrop...@botanicusaustralia.com.au web: www.botanicusaustralia.com.au http://www.botanicusaustralia.com.au On 13/01/2010 11:07 AM, Bruce Bannerman

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for information about Open Data practices and how it help to foster collaboration. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
IMO: The Australian Federal Government's efforts currently appear to be focused on an initiative called 'Government 2.0'. See the blog at [1]. If you scroll down a bit you'll see a link to the final Taskforce Report. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://gov2.net.au/ -Original Message

Re: FW: [OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for information about Open Data practicesand how it help to foster collaboration. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-01-19 Thread Bruce Bannerman
to the OSGeo-AustNZ submission made by Cameron Shorter and myself. The link to the OSGeo-AustNZ submission may be found at [2] if you're interested. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/edic/inquiries/access_to_PSI/final_report.html [2] http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/edic/inquiries

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Software Copyright ownership

2010-03-22 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Arnulf, I'm just catching up on my email and noticed your renewal of this thread. If OSGeo is to go down the route of getting IP into one organisation, it would be good to see the IP protected in a regime that is not subject to software patents and can offer some protection against them.

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [OSGeo-Standards] TMS and WMTS [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-04-07 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Brian, There is nothing forcing *you* down the open standards path if that is a direction that you don't wish to go. To me, as I've said before on this list, it just makes plain sense. I would be doing my organisation a disservice by pursuing proprietary solutions that did not implement open

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Raster catalog ideas [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-05-03 Thread Bruce Bannerman
://www.terralib.org/docs/papers/TerraLib-OSBook-versionJanuary2008.pdf Bruce Bannerman From: discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org [discuss-boun...@lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Mike Toews [mwto...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, 4 May 2010 6:11 AM To: discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 5 Star OSGeo project maturity rating [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-06 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Jason / Cameron, From the potential utiliser / implementer viewpoint: I'd like to think that any project that has graduated OSGeo Incubation could be considered a quality project with all of the vectors described by Andrea. This proposed rating system implies that this may not be the case.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 5 Star OSGeo project maturity rating [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-08 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Cameron, Well stated. As an organisation that is implementing Open Source spatial, we are looking to applications that have graduated from OSGeo Incubation as an indication of quality. If this is not the case, as has been indicated in this thread, then IMHO, we as OSGeo need to devise an

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 5 Star OSGeo project maturity rating [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-08 Thread Bruce Bannerman
On 9/06/10 10:40 AM, P Kishor punk.k...@gmail.com wrote: The last thing that anyone wants is for a major player to implement a poor quality application and have problems with the bad publicity that would follow. We cannot expect that knowledgeable OS Spatial people will always be doing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] displaying complex GML in web-based enviroment ? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
not sure if it has been released under an Open Source license, though much of their work has been. Andrea, I think that you have contacts on this team via the GeoServer community. [1] http://portal.auscope.org/gmap.html Bruce Bannerman On 16/06/10 12:28 AM, Raj Singh r...@rajsingh.org wrote: I

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] How to make a map on a CD [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-06-30 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Perhaps use GeoPDF [1] as the destination format on the CD? Bruce [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GeoPDF On 1/07/10 2:53 AM, Landon Blake lbl...@ksninc.com wrote: Leith, I believe what you are proposing may not be as simple as it sounds. You might be able to create some type of live CD

[OSGeo-Discuss] Commercial Support for OSGeo / FOSS4G applications [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-07-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
I need to respond quickly to an international / intergovernmental group, where I'd like to cite examples of: - Proprietary companies using FOSS4G software (e.g. ESRI using GDAL); - Examples of sizable organisations that provide support for FOSS4G applications, development and customisation. -

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Display of Multibeam data in open source gis [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-07-18 Thread Bruce Bannerman
In addition to Grass, there are several image processing apps that may be of assistance: ossim: http://www.osgeo.org/ossim mbsystem: http://www.mbari.org/data/mbsystem/ rat: http://radartools.berlios.de/ Bruce On 18/07/10 7:15 AM, Markus Neteler nete...@osgeo.org wrote: On Sat, Jul 17,

[OSGeo-Discuss] Install gvSIG 1.10 on Mac? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-07-19 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Can someone point me in the right direction here please? I'd like to install gvSIG 1.10 under Mac OSX 10.6. From doco at OSGeo project listing and at gvSIG site, the project appears to support Macs. At the downloads page [1], I only see options for Windows and Linux. I'm assuming that the

[OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source OGC Sensor Web Enablement implementations [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-07-22 Thread Bruce Bannerman
with urls to your documentation? Many thanks in advance. Bruce Bannerman ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Automatic-Metadata Catalogueing [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-08-25 Thread Bruce Bannerman
model), ideally via OGC GML Community Schema / Profiles. Bruce Bannerman (apologies Markus, I won't have time in the next few weeks to add this to the wiki...) [1] http://www.osdm.gov.au/Metadata/default.aspx [2] http://www.osdm.gov.au/Metadata/ANZLIC+metadata+resources/default.aspx [3

FW: [OSGeo-Discuss] Automatic-Metadata Catalogueing [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-08-31 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Fyi, Ben Searle from Australia's OSDM, asked me to forward this to the list. Bruce -Original Message- From: Ben.Searle Sent: Thursday, 26 August 2010 10:38 AM To: Bruce Bannerman; discuss@lists.osgeo.org Subject: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Automatic-Metadata Catalogueing [SEC

[OSGeo-Discuss] EU Guide on procurement of open source revised [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-09-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
fyi: For those who keep tabs on these issues: http://www.osor.eu/news/eu-guide-on-procurement-of-open-source-revised Bruce ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Staistical analysis support needed [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-09-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Mayank, You may wish to implement this functionality via an OGC Web Processing Service. That way, if your technology requirements change in the future, you can limit the impact of the change. Bruce On 14/09/10 1:40 AM, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com wrote: On 09/13/2010 06:45 AM,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: git like for geodata management [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-09-23 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Ragi, I agree. I think that we have a way to go yet to have something comparable to the ArcSDE / ArcGIS Multi-versioning and version conflict detection functionality. The advantage that the ArcSDE solution has is that edits are made directly within the database. This works well within an

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Charter member candidates, pls step forward! [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-11-04 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Michael, I don't like beating my own drum... I'll let my actions stand on their merits. We are indeed fortunate to have such a wealth of talent in our community, as can be seen by the nominees. Bruce On 5/11/10 3:46 AM, Michael P. Gerlek m...@lizardtech.com wrote: Those of you who've

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fedora Geo/GIS Spin [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2010-11-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Do we really need two projects doing this work? To my perhaps naive thinking, wouldn't the results of both projects be essentially the same? Bruce On 18/11/10 6:36 AM, Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Viji, This sounds very interesting. I suggest touch base with Mathieu

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Meteo.DWG] multi-lingual WMS-legends [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2011-05-27 Thread Bruce Bannerman
and OSGeo should not invent another mechanism for this. Regards, Jeff DLB -- Jeff de La Beaujardière, PhD NOAA Data Management Architect NESDIS/OSD/TPIO On 2011-05-24 18:14, Bruce Bannerman wrote: An issue from OSGeo-Discuss that may be of relevance here as well. Do we have a proposed way

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] weave release [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2011-06-16 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Hi Percy, Fyi there is already a spatial intelligence framework on the market called Weave [1]. We've been using it with great effect recently. I'll be interested in looking at your product as well. Bruce Bannerman [1] http://www.cohga.com/index.php?option=com_contentview=articleid=9Itemid

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geomajas Geometry Project [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2011-07-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
to work with Simple Features 1 (aka Complex Features). Some examples are WaterML 2.0 and GeoSciML. We will also be looking seriously at CSML 3.0. Bruce Bannerman On 13/07/11 10:52 PM, Jody Garnett jody.garn...@gmail.com wrote: It is the ISO 19107 specification; the same one that lurks behind GML

[OSGeo-Discuss] FW: [OGC Press Release] Take the 'Business Value of OGC Standards' Survey! [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2011-11-06 Thread Bruce Bannerman
For those who haven't seen this. If you have the time, please take this survey. The results will be very useful. Bruce Bannerman -- Forwarded Message From: OGC Press Release annou...@opengeospatial.org Reply-To: annou...@opengis.org, annou...@opengeospatial.org Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 06

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Mapping Tools for Real Estate Parcels [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-01-08 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Arnie, Is this data not available via your local government authority that is responsible for property related data? Bruce On 7/01/12 3:37 AM, Arnie Shore shor...@gmail.com wrote: Hello all. We have a need for mapping a few hundred parcels, and I expect that will mean walking the property

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Talk on Copyright and Licensing for Geospatial Data [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-03-13 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Landon, At [1] you'll find the report from the 'Inquiry into Improving Access to Victorian Public Sector Information and Data' from Australia's Victorian Parliament. Their approach is to move towards a Creative Commons scheme. This allows the recognition of the data set creator's copyright.

FW: [OSGeo-Discuss] chart/diagram of all osgeo projects and library connections [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-04-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
:14 +1000 To: Bruce Bannerman Subject: Fwd: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] chart/diagram of all osgeo projects and library connections Bruce, I seem to remember that you created a map of osgeo-projects at one point? Original Message Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] chart/diagram of all

[OSGeo-Discuss] Xlink 1.1 [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-04-24 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Please note Carl Reed's blog on OGC's policy and timeline to move to Xlink 1.1: http://www.opengeospatial.org/blog/1597 Bruce Bannerman ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G 2012 Cancel Request

2012-07-10 Thread Bruce Bannerman
of the calibre of recent FOSS4G. If our professional organiser for FOSS4G-2009 had pulled out months before our event, I suspect that we would have had to do what you have done. @Jeff, well said. Bruce Bannerman -- Forwarded Message *From: *Jeff McKenna jmcke...@gatewaygeomatics.com *Date: *Tue

[OSGeo-Discuss] NOAA's standards based Enterprise Spatial environment [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-08-15 Thread Bruce Bannerman
In case you missed this: http://www.opengeospatial.org/blog/1665 Bruce ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G presentation review process [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2012-10-01 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Agreed. Well said Cameron, with the aside that there may be an interesting talk from a previously little known person. I suggest leaving this to the discretion of the LOC and interested parties who subscribe to that year's FOSS4G mailing list. A popularity campaign is not required or wanted.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G North America - Blind voting [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

2013-01-17 Thread Bruce Bannerman
Cameron, Agreed. As has been discussed in similar threads, and as we found for Sydney, it helps the LOC determine relative popularity of presentations for room allocation. However, perhaps the actual final results do not need to be published. Presenters are either accepted or they're not,

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