Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Geotools-devel] Google Summer of Code

2007-02-26 Thread Jody Garnett
We rant a paragraph description last time - with mixed results. I would try a couple of paragraphs and a diagram, mostly to make sure the scope is limited to the kind of thing that can be accomplished in a summer. Be providing some examples of subject matter and scope you will keep the signal

[OSGeo-Discuss] Google Summer of Code followup - how much details is needed?

2007-02-26 Thread Jody Garnett
Here is the link to the previous years ideas: - http://www.refractions.net/soc2006/ (you need a single page per organization) - http://www.refractions.net/soc2006/index.php?PostgisIdeas - http://udig.refractions.net/confluence/display/HACK/Summer+of+Code As an example here is the kind of thing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Free

2007-03-02 Thread Jody Garnett
Paulo Marcondes wrote: On another related point, I am always careful with corporate workshops/lectures/whatever, as they too often tend to be more of the advertising than the technical type. There is going to be a demo pit for such things - and hopefully a wide range of products from all walks

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2007 Google Summer of Code (Student Project Ideas List)

2007-03-12 Thread Jody Garnett
I think you are a bit late to be asking this one; we rounded up ideas last week ... and the request was for possible mentor. Matching up student with mentor is as much a game of timezone, common spoken language as it is knowledge. For projects such as GeoTools, uDig, GeoServer the contact

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2007 Google Summer of Code (Student Project IdeasList)

2007-03-12 Thread Jody Garnett
Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jody Garnett Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 12:03 PM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2007 Google Summer of Code (Student Project IdeasList) I think you are a bit late to be asking this one; we rounded up ideas

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2007 Google Summer of Code (Student Project IdeasList)

2007-03-12 Thread Jody Garnett
of. Landon -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jody Garnett Sent: Monday, March 12, 2007 12:03 PM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 2007 Google Summer of Code (Student Project IdeasList) I think you are a bit late to be asking this one

[OSGeo-Discuss] What is a code Sprint?

2007-03-15 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi Everyone: I have been asked a couple times what is this code sprint you keep talking about :-) A code sprint is usually organized by a group that is using an open source project and wants to see something done. They fly the developers to a single location and feed them for a couple of

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

2007-03-29 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi Daniel - I agree that workshops are the most valued part of the conference; I was a bit sad personally to do some more developer focused workshops (but looking at the target audience for the conference I did not expect any such applications to be successful). Since I was interested in

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

2007-03-29 Thread Jody Garnett
Correction :-) Hi Daniel - I agree that workshops are the most valued part of the conference; I was a bit sad personally to do some more developer focused workshops (but looking at the target audience for the conference I did not expect any such applications to be successful). I was sad

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGEO OGC spec development

2007-07-16 Thread Jody Garnett
Thanks for the update Jeroen - going to add one more to your list... Jeroen Ticheler wrote: With this email I would like to touch upon two issues that I think are relevant to OSGEO. I hope bringing this up can trigger some discussion on how OSGEO would best benefit from the OGC spec

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G Demonstration Theatre

2007-08-20 Thread Jody Garnett
to [EMAIL PROTECTED] Demo slots are 10 mins in length so you need not stress out, just drop by and show us what you are working on. We have use of this room for the entire conference, if there is sufficient interest additional slots can be opened up. Thanks, Jody Garnett, Demo Coordinator

[OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed thingy at FOSS4G

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

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

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

[OSGeo-Discuss] Demo Theatre / Intergration Showcase interaction

2007-08-24 Thread Jody Garnett
Arnulf Christl wrote: How does the Demonstration Theatre tie into this? http://www.foss4g2007.org/exhibition/demotheatre/ I can answer this one - the Demonstration Theater is a venue for running demos (similar to the presentations program). Demos slots are 10 mins in length and you need to

[OSGeo-Discuss] Return on Equity vs leech of resources

2007-08-30 Thread Jody Garnett
Thanks for the insight; Right now the pitch is: We are taking part in OSGeo in order to meet with the rest of the community I am not looking for much return out of OSGeo until the projects I am involved in finish incubation (am I alone in this?). So far I feel bad that we are taking up

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G CodeSprint are you ready?

2007-09-17 Thread Jody Garnett
Just a reminder, the code sprint is almost upon us, and I would like to make sure we get as much time with the code as possible. A couple of suggestions: - try and make sure you have your design discussions, bug hit list or whatever out of the way before the sprint - make sure developers know

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Some of my highlights and plans for the week

2007-09-22 Thread Jody Garnett
Nice :-) Here is some of my list ... - http://weblogs.java.net/blog/jive/archive/2007/09/foss4g_2007_2_d.html Cheers, Jody FYI - I posted a few FOSS4G-related items on my blog this morning: http://www.osgeo.org/tyler/event/foss4g2007 Looking forward to seeing you at FOSS4G. If you aren't

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Integration test bed

2007-10-09 Thread Jody Garnett
On problem was expecting vendors to supply their own hardware for something that was a conference theme. If you made several machines available prior to the conference for the vendors to configure with their software you may get some traction. Vendors are very busy getting their own act

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] How to assess rendering quality?

2007-10-15 Thread Jody Garnett
Gilles Bassière wrote: Hi list, I'm doing a comparative study of OpenSource cartographic servers (Mapserver, Geoserver and Mapnik). Beside raw performance and features, I'd like to assess the rendering quality, say how pretty produced maps are. Precisely, I'm interested in the quality of the

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

2007-10-31 Thread Jody Garnett
Not quite yet Landon; Jo was kind enough to contact someone with a few questions already (I cannot remember which organization but their seems to be several). Adrian Custer was also in contact with some FSF types. Until the board decides on the scope of its activities I do not want to

[OSGeo-Discuss] Scope of OSGeo Legal Support

2007-10-31 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi Cameron; I am catching up on these threads ... it seems a lot of them are often in private email. Your proposal is indeed where we want to be; the problem with planning (especially when there is money involved) is that we all get stuck in risk management mode and do not want to say much

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

2007-10-31 Thread Jody Garnett
Arnulf Christl wrote: 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

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] idea for an OSGeo project -- a new, open data format

2007-11-15 Thread Jody Garnett
Why not make it on the H2 database ;-) or Derby (both have been proposed on the java lists recently); Seriously choosing a language specific format is not the most fun idea. Cheers, Jody So, I am thinking, Shapefile is the de facto data standard for GIS data. That it is open (albeit not Free)

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Incubator] Service Provider Directory: Prioritization

2008-02-01 Thread Jody Garnett
Jeroen Ticheler wrote: I think a PSC should establish a policy for their own project and possibly provide such listing on their own project website in the first place. This could be liberal for some, more conservative for others. OSGeo should follow the projects policy if it exists. That

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Possible candidates?

2008-03-19 Thread Jody Garnett
Milo van der Linden wrote: Hello list, I was just wondering why the following list of initiatives are not present in OSGeo, is it for a reason? - OpenJUMP - uDig - Geoserver As far as I know uDig and GeoServer mentors are on the list; I belive OpenJUMP is as well. Chances are if it is not

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Possible candidates?

2008-03-19 Thread Jody Garnett
Ah here I was getting my mailing lists confused; was thinking this was the SoC list. As I understand it GeoServer has a foundation already, and uDig is waiting on GeoTools incubation to show the process has merit. Hello list, I was just wondering why the following list of initiatives are not

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

2008-04-14 Thread Jody Garnett
Actually the origional point was valid; SLD is pretty darn WMS specific. That is why we got them to split it into two; SLD for the WMS concepts of layers and so on; and SE for the really good part (FeatureTypeStyle and friends). For more fun and games drop by the osgeo standards email list

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

2008-05-05 Thread Jody Garnett
Landon Blake wrote: Frank, I will join the MetaCRS mailing list as you suggest. You wrote: If the Java folks don't feel that a shared CRS component belong properly in GeoTools... I don't think most of us will have a problem with the library being hosted by GeoTools. It seems like the

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

2008-05-05 Thread Jody Garnett
Frans Thamura wrote: anyone have the list of stack diagram of OSGeo product that in Java? i still confuse and dont get the topic here ;) even I am java programmer, i am new in OSGeo:) I have a stack diagram for the GeoTools project here; each box represents a GeoTools module (a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Research For Shared Java CRS Library

2008-05-05 Thread Jody Garnett
Landon Blake wrote: I know some of you want to know why we aren’t just going to use the GeoAPI interfaces. I don’t know enough about the GeoAPI code to say that it won’t be used. I think that will need to be part of our research process. It would make sense to use GeoAPI as a home for

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Research For Shared Java CRS Library

2008-05-05 Thread Jody Garnett
Landon Blake wrote: I agree simplicity (and the broad adoption that results from simplicity) is a primary goal. We shouldn't let GeoAPI stand in the way of that. Even just taking the abstractions as defined by GeoAPI and turning them into classes would remove one level of complexity. I

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source development metrics

2008-05-29 Thread Jody Garnett
Just a word of warning; those sites get tripped up; you can see the history for geotools is missing because we just cleaned up our subversion repository a bit. Jody Bruno Lowagie wrote: Jody Garnett wrote: Try for a couple of the metrics you use when evaluating open source projects

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source development metrics

2008-05-29 Thread Jody Garnett
The following one is also useful: - http://cia.vc/stats/project/geotools For projects going through incubation these tools are a valuable resource in figuring out who changed what when. Jody Jody Garnett wrote: Try for a couple of the metrics you use when evaluating open source projects

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [udig-devel] SoC Digital elevation model for uDig

2008-06-06 Thread Jody Garnett
That is great news; is there any wiki page with instructions on how I can try out this stuff :-) And I agree Jan Jezek is fun to work with. Jody Josef Bezděk wrote: Greetings Status Report for Week Ending on 6th of June, 2008 Till now I had tried to implement RCP/plug-in for uDig. Modul

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] a question for my search

2008-06-09 Thread Jody Garnett
fabri wrote: Hello, excuse my English, but I am Italian. I think you will find a couple of good Italian email lists. I am doing a search on webgis open source software. can someone tell me what are the advantages and disadvantages in using mapserver, mapguide or others? It is hard for us to

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

2008-06-11 Thread Jody Garnett
For reference a lot of open source leaders get hit with a couple 20 minuet survey requests a month; often from business grad students (ranging from phone interview to web forms to fill in). I personally recommend trying out the software; with a specific need in mind; producing a document and

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Common Maven Repository

2008-07-18 Thread Jody Garnett
Landon Blake wrote: I've messed around with Maven a little bit, and I'm afraid I'll mess around with it some more if I get more involved in GeoTools. There are several ant plugins that will make use of a maven repository to download jars as needed. That is what I end up using for uDig. Jody

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Incubator Sponsor idea.

2008-09-12 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi Bob; you will find that a few of the open source projects nurture new talent this way. The GeoTools library has the facilities in place to allow new developers to come online and start an unsupported module with the support of the community. Each module in GeoTools is an entire project

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] projects overview?

2008-09-18 Thread Jody Garnett
The quick answer is they are all related by being open source and by being spatial :-) In general we try and encourage the use of standards (to share data between running systems) or even just the use of common file formats etc... but this is not a requirement. There are overlaps in

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Code Sprint: How Much?

2008-10-07 Thread Jody Garnett
I would go for 3 days - it worked out well for the GeoTools community. Three days is enough time to effect change; but not so much time you get bogged down. I did find timing of a sprint right after FOSS4G to be a bit of a trouble for some (in addition to being tired ) reports this year

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

2008-10-08 Thread Jody Garnett
In Canada we go to the pub. Jody Paolo Cavallini wrote: Frank Warmerdam ha scritto: I would suggest that local/regional conference In Italy, GRASS meetings (now GFOSS meeting) have been organized regularly since 2000. Next year it will be in Sardinia: http://gfoss2009.crs4.it/ All

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

2008-10-08 Thread Jody Garnett
Jody Garnett wrote: In Canada we go to the pub. Jody Although that said; a regional conference would be fun ... we are still struggling to have any kind of meetings for the bc chapter. I am amazed at all these other groups that have had yearly conferences since rocks were beginning to cool

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

2008-10-09 Thread Jody Garnett
Landon Blake wrote: Jody wrote: The original post talked about minimizing expense; breaking into several venues actually updates the expense from where I am sitting. How do you figure? The projects I work on are international; it is hard enough for developers to get enough money together to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G 2009 Code sprint

2008-10-16 Thread Jody Garnett
Tim Sutton wrote: code sprint. Another option to consider could be to start the sprint on the day before the core conf. starts and then to provide a code sprint space (we could have used the speaker prep room this year since it was underutilised) and allow for ad hoc coding get togethers during

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

2008-11-06 Thread Jody Garnett
I always find data is the difficulty when starting a geocoder... am I missing something? You will find a good graph module in geotools with route finding etc. Jody Andrew Ross wrote: Hi Everyone, A few of us have been talking and thought the timing might be right to try and start

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

2008-11-06 Thread Jody Garnett
about even getting good toolsets out there. However, I would say there is at least good enough data to start with to seed and engine and once there is a need, the available data will get better. Andrew On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 8:00 AM, Jody Garnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I always find data

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

2008-11-07 Thread Jody Garnett
I was not in Africa for FOSS4G but i understand. Your point was actually part of my assumptions - let me try again. I have a Java API (very simple String + Extent) that I have backed on to that http://geocoder.us/ and then onto customers shape files as uDig based projects require. You are welcome

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Project stats from ohloh.net

2008-11-09 Thread Jody Garnett
Interesting stuff; there were a couple projects before ohloh - the one I remember is here http://cia.vc/stats/project/geotools Jody Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: Project statistics are a common part of many presentations, since ohloh.net no longer allows you to get summaries of a stack, I

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The state of WMS tile caching

2008-11-25 Thread Jody Garnett
Can WMS tiles be cached by the server for any WMS client and still serve WMS according to the standard? It should be possible; indeed that is my reading of how it should work. The difference is in the all important tiled=true part of the GetMap request; which would control if it is dispatched

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Qgis-developer] Icons symbology and naming

2009-01-22 Thread Jody Garnett
Thanks Steven; I have added the uDig Imagery page as a reference here. It will be interesting to see what can be done. On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 10:05 PM, Steven M. Ottens ste...@minst.net wrote: Hi all, I've created a wiki-page on the OSGeo wiki to both explain the purpose of the OSGeo Icon

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G 2009: One week extension to Workshops and Tutorial abstract submissions

2009-03-01 Thread Jody Garnett
Submission instructions and templates are available at http://2009.foss4g.org/workshops/ and http://2009.foss4g.org/tutorials/. The deadline for workshop / tutorial submissions is March 2, 2009. I assume you mean March 2+7, 2009. I will go post this on the udig and geotools news feeds /

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] link broken for CLA template f'rom GeoTools

2009-04-01 Thread Jody Garnett
There is a url in our wiki that point to: - http://docs.codehaus.org/download/attachments/9765352/GeotoolsAssignmentToOSGeo.pdf?version=1 I have updated the page; but do not know why the original link was broken. Jody On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 7:13 AM, Yves Jacolin (free) yjaco...@free.fr wrote:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Generic Geometry Library (ggl)

2009-04-13 Thread Jody Garnett
It is a pleasure for us to announce the Generic Geometry Library (ggl). Welcome. I think the questions have already been asked about the relationship with GEOS and JTS; sounds like you are going after increased performance? Because of this the library is following OGC conventions loosely, not

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Custom GIS App

2009-05-03 Thread Jody Garnett
I am not sure you are sending this email to the correct list; OSGeo is a foundation dedicated to open source geospatial software. Are you using a specific piece of software? Jody On Sun, May 3, 2009 at 9:36 PM, Simphiwe Twala sim_p...@hotmail.com wrote: Our company currently makes use of the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Comparision between MapServer/OpenLayers and ESRI ArcIMS

2009-05-26 Thread Jody Garnett
A couple more suggestions: - make sure to include either tile server or geowebcache in the mix to minimize hardware costs - try and cost for a three year window in order to capture the respective difference in license costs - where ESRI is already used I normally do not suggest open source as an

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] fleet management

2009-07-17 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi Dimities: I have helped a number of customers build fleet management and tracking systems on top of http://udig.refractions.net/ I am pleased to see you have gathered quite a response; it does look like there is interest in this area. Jody On 16/07/2009, at 12:06 AM, Dimitris Kotzinos

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G2009 to reach those who cannot attend

2009-07-29 Thread Jody Garnett
These are all kind thoughts. Would you consider volunteering to help put together the conference live DVD? You can see an example from FOSS4G2008 etc... Jody On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 8:20 AM, ravivundava...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi All, FOSS4G every year is a keenly followed event. Many await the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Versioning of spatial data - Query

2009-07-30 Thread Jody Garnett
There is versioned data model for GeoServer and a WFS extension that supports it. There is a crowdsourcing demo wrapping it up on open layers if you are wanting to try it out. I cannot find the link for you at the moment (site is under maintenance). For the java developer there is an API

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Versioning of spatial data - Query

2009-07-30 Thread Jody Garnett
Okay I feel stupid; Justin already supplied you with better links. Jody On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 8:08 PM, Jody Garnettjody.garn...@gmail.com wrote: There is versioned data model for GeoServer and a WFS extension that supports it. There is a crowdsourcing demo wrapping it up on open layers if

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Lurkers

2009-08-25 Thread Jody Garnett
Evening Landon: As you have gathered from the responses thus far that lurkers are actually the larger part of the user community - and do not really represent an opportunity to acquire new developers for your project. The point is that they are part of the user community; and are

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone working on OGC WMTS (draft) client implementations ?

2009-09-02 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi will talk to our crew who worked on the OWS-6. They did some conformance testing of WMSTS and may be able to run GeoWebCache past a test suite or something. They did submit a patch to TileCache but I have not heard if it is going to show up any time soon. On the uDig project we had a SoC

[OSGeo-Discuss] (no subject)

2009-09-08 Thread Jody Garnett
Reminder to those requesting demo theatre slots this week - please review the schedule: - http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2009_Demonstration_Theatre And indicate a time preference (you may be committed to the poster session; or have a presentation right after to get ready for etc...). Jody

[OSGeo-Discuss] internet is not my friend

2009-09-16 Thread Jody Garnett
Evening: Today I asked a bunch of community leaders to remind their mailing list about the opportunity to do a demo at FOSS4G (ie http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_2009_Demonstration_Theatre ). The fates have conspired against me and the fibre optic cable to LISAsoft was cut; so any email

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] desktop gis comparison at code sprint foss4g

2009-10-07 Thread Jody Garnett
no feedback. Andrea On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 7:50 AM, Jody Garnett jody.garn...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Andrea: That may be a good topic for a BOF session; I would recommend the code sprint stays focused on you know ... coding :-) Jody On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 6:48 PM, andrea antonello

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] code sprint before or after the conference

2009-10-25 Thread Jody Garnett
After for sure; I was up late most nights getting presentation or tutorial material sorted. We actually had a bit of learning on this one; last year many people in our code sprint where apparently a bit hung over from staying up late and saying good bye to those leaving before the code

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The Best API for accessing map/geospatial server

2009-10-29 Thread Jody Garnett
so all geospatial server is database, this API is look like ODBC or JDBC If you were really keen you could write a JDBC bridge to the GeoTools DataStore API; it would be a great contribution (and hurt everyones brain). Jody ___ Discuss mailing list

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The Best API for accessing map/geospatial server

2009-10-29 Thread Jody Garnett
i want to reverse, which one of those map servers in the world have fully certified by OGC for WMS implementation, so we know, all our apps that connect to those geospatial server no need modification Certification costs money :-) You also mentioned WMS again - and for your use case you

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] The Best API for accessing map/geospatial server

2009-10-29 Thread Jody Garnett
of the standard. In other words, there is usually some ambiguity/grey area in the standards. Not to knock on certification, but its not a silver bullet. Bottom line is testing is needed if interoperability is a mission requirement. On 10/29/09, Jody Garnett jody.garn...@gmail.com wrote: i want

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] looking for introductory material on cartography

2009-10-30 Thread Jody Garnett
You may wish to look at some of the materials coming out of the the FOSS4G conference; I think the making maps pretty workshop will be up shortly as a PDF for example and it has an overview of the cartography/communication side of maps. Jody On 30/10/2009, at 9:06 PM, nimalika fernando

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Location Services

2009-11-01 Thread Jody Garnett
Indeed I talked to LISAsoft a couple years ago about adding OpenLS to GeoTools; we got stuck on GeoAPI interfaces as I remember. Cameron if LISAsoft is still interested we have reduced the amount of effort required to take part in GeoTools with a policy change introducing unsupported

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Location Services

2009-11-04 Thread Jody Garnett
The above makes sense, but honestly, I had never heard of this until now, and I have been tinkering with open source for almost a decade now. Most open source projects seemed organic to me. Someone had an itch, they scratched it, they put it out, and the project either gathered traction, or

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

2010-01-07 Thread Jody Garnett
and entertaining? Have developers review a competing project and then present their findings, in the form of What I love about ___, what I hate about. Jody Garnett presents What I love about QGIS, what I hate about QGIS. Jorge Sanz presents What I love about uDig, what I hate about uDig. Tim Sutton

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

2010-01-26 Thread Jody Garnett
Thanks Cameron: You will also find that most of the projects maintain a list of organisations able to offer assistance. As an example geoserver.org has the following page: - http://geoserver.org/display/GEOS/Commercial+Support Jody On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Cameron Shorter

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Raster Tracing - Results

2010-02-09 Thread Jody Garnett
GeoTools has a port of the Grass code backed onto JAI: - http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTDOC/Process+Plugin Jody On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 9:37 AM, Landon Blake lbl...@ksninc.com wrote: Thank you for all of the responses. I will summarize here for everyone's benefit: - Line Trace Plugs

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Degree vs GeoTools API

2010-02-17 Thread Jody Garnett
We have also trying to set up some collaborations between the projects (but such unfunded work is of course very hard to set up). Have a look at the GeoTools documentation; and if you have any questions the user list is open for action. - http://geotools.org/documentation.html -

[OSGeo-Discuss] postgis vs osx sleep

2010-05-09 Thread Jody Garnett
I just tried cooking my laptop after working with postgis for a bit. After throwing it into a laptop bag I was surprised to find the bag chirp at me; after 30mins. Turns out postgres was keeping it running; and running in a confined space is not the best idea. After a bit of a cool down I

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Demo WMS server

2010-05-11 Thread Jody Garnett
It is a common need; however servers are not always up (especially the JPL one as it has a great load placed on it). For the project I work on we keep a wiki page of demo servers; in the hopes that some of them are up at any point in time: -

[OSGeo-Discuss] sac services slow

2010-05-27 Thread Jody Garnett
I know this is an (apparently recurring theme) during the wake up period in europe the various services hosted by osgeo grind to a halt. Including svn. I have been asked, as an osgeo officer, to raise an issue - and cannot right now because the website is slow/down! Can we gather up a

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

2010-06-05 Thread Jody Garnett
Agreed on it being a hassle. However the OSGeo foundation also has a responsibility to users - who *really* want to see a feature list and to be able to compare projects. The foundation can take steps to help projects communicate - and this is the task/mandate of the marketing committee.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Comment on OSGeo Project Marketing template before we set it in stone

2010-06-05 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi Cameron: You should find that an official marketing template is already available as part of the work the graphics designed has done. My trouble is that I have not seen it in open office yet. Jody On 04/06/2010, at 9:34 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: For the OSGeo Live DVD that we are

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Comment on OSGeo Project Marketing template before we set it in stone

2010-06-08 Thread Jody Garnett
Sounds like we have adobe illustrator and inkscape copies of the flyer. That is a starting point I could work from; the only difficulty would be font use. And thanks for the reminder about ODF being a standard :-) Jody On 07/06/2010, at 9:23 AM, Jody Garnett wrote: You are going to have

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

2010-06-10 Thread Jody Garnett
Your comments on specific logos for specific items is good; and amounts to a very light feature comparison. GeoTools ran into the limits of our own 5 star system; we ended up needing a different set of stars depending on the the kind of module being described. The limit was when we entered the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Comment on OSGeo Project Marketing template before we set it in stone

2010-06-22 Thread Jody Garnett
, Jun 9, 2010 at 12:17 PM, Jody Garnett jody.garn...@gmail.com wrote: Sounds like we have adobe illustrator and inkscape copies of the flyer.  That is a starting point I could work from; the only difficulty would be font use. And thanks for the reminder about ODF being a standard :-) Jody On 07

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] looking for input on field enabled desktop / internet project

2010-07-27 Thread Jody Garnett
You may want to look at beegis; it is for field data collection. Jody On 27/07/2010, at 11:05 PM, karsten vennemann wrote: Hi all, I am working on a project that deals with storing, retrieving and displaying field collected data about plant species. Data will often be entered on laptops

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Aust-NZ] Your Online Resources - what license is it published under and have you not released information due to licensing issues

2010-07-27 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi Simon: We get hit with survey requests a couple of times a year (both as open source projects and as spatial projects). In future please send a separate email to each list (otherwise each reply to all will bounce). You may wish to look into other research (hopefully the surveys we fill in are

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 39 out of 43 excellent project overview docs, ready for the OSGeo-Live DVD - 3 days left

2010-08-01 Thread Jody Garnett
Ping me when done and I can review for you; just grabbed an update myself. Jody On 01/08/2010, at 6:05 AM, Ian Turton wrote: Just to let people know that I've agreed to write some GeoServer docs for the liveDVD - unless someone else jumps in and beats me to it. Ian -- Ian Turton

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Data format frustration - too general!

2010-08-04 Thread Jody Garnett
The idea of geometry is the same for each system from national GIS datasets; to small datasets used to track each fire hydrant for a city. You are correct you need a bit of information about each data set (units, projection, when the data when collected and what accuracy). You may consider

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Atlas Styler glitches on OSGeo-Live

2010-08-06 Thread Jody Garnett
Hi Stegan; it was a bit funny. The application window appeared under the panel at the top of the gnome desktop. I eventually worked around it by finding the entry in the task manager and asking the window to maximise. Other than that I was unable to create a style using the natural earth

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: How to enable Geoserver to server outside localhost

2010-08-13 Thread Jody Garnett
You will want to ask on the geoserver-users list here: - https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/geoserver-users The osgeo discussions email list is a bit more general in scope and not devoted to specific software. Jody On 13/08/2010, at 2:15 AM, gustavofarina wrote: Hi, I am

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Live-demo] USB testing required today if we are to hand out OSGeo-Live on a USB at FOSS4G

2010-08-15 Thread Jody Garnett
Added a couple more entries to the testing page. - thinkpad worked fine (and was a *great* experience off USB) - macbook has no chance of working It seems the workaround for booting a macbook off USB is to add an entry to the menu.lst of your DVD. -

[OSGeo-Discuss] uDig 1.2.0 Released

2010-08-17 Thread Jody Garnett
The uDig 1.2 release process is complete and we are pleased to offer uDig 1.2.0 for download. This release is made in conjunction with GeoTools 2.6.5. The uDig 1.2.0 release is available from the main download page. INSTALLATION Download the package appropriate to your platform, unzip and run:

[OSGeo-Discuss] case-studies reminder

2010-08-19 Thread Jody Garnett
I was trying to update a geoserver presentation today ... and did not find much on the case studies page (http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Case_Studies). As a temporary measure I have added a link to the GeoServer Gallery: - http://geoserver.org/display/GEOS/gallery And in the interest an equal

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Live-demo] Translating OSGeo-Live's marketing material - Who is interested?

2010-09-08 Thread Jody Garnett
So far we have German and Japanese volunteers at the conference for Friday. One thing that would really help is to set up the project directory structure for de and jp prior to the code sprint so we can just get going. I will stop in at the code sprint but expect I will mostly be hanging with

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Live-demo] Translating OSGeo-Live's marketing material - Who is interested?

2010-09-09 Thread Jody Garnett
So code sprint is tomorrow (in 8.5 hours). Can we have any chance of getting the directory instruction in place before hand? I would much rather use the smaller iso code names (en, es, fr, ko, etc...) than type out each language. Jody___ Discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] ZOO-Project WPS Validity report

2010-09-20 Thread Jody Garnett
/index.php/2010/09/20/344-zoo-project-wps-validity-report Le 20 sept. 2010 à 11:09, Jody Garnett a écrit : With respect to your testing of zoo - you may wish to pass this information on as a blog post so it shows up on osgeo planet along with the other foss4g summaries. Gérald Fenoy

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Please give me advice on how to check the substitionGroup attribute?

2010-09-22 Thread Jody Garnett
I am not sure there is an easy answer to this one. There is one approach here: - http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTDOC/0+Parsing+Overview It involves checking the schema and looking at what is intended as you are parsing. Jody On 22/09/2010, at 1:41 PM, eros wrote: anybody in the group

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Geopaparazzi released

2010-09-26 Thread Jody Garnett
Congrats on your release; glad to see more open players in the mobile space. Jody On 25/09/2010, at 7:45 PM, andrea antonello wrote: Dear colleagues, today we finally released the first version of Geopaparazzi on the android market. The project is released under GPLv3 an available on the

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Incubator] Defining the Marketing requirements for OSGeo Incubation

2010-11-05 Thread Jody Garnett
Bit confused here cameron. The incubation committee is focused to helping projects into the foundation; the marketing committee needs to sort out what is required to facilitate involvement with any promotional activities OSGeo undertakes. So please don't respond to the incubation list; not

[OSGeo-Discuss] contacting project officers

2010-11-05 Thread Jody Garnett
Here is an idea: On the website[1] publish a list of project officers who can be contacted as representatives by the various committees (education, marketing and incubation). Currently this list is perhaps incomplete? VP, FDO: Greg Boone VP, GDAL/OGR: Frank Warmerdam VP, GeoNetwork opensource:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] contacting project officers

2010-11-06 Thread Jody Garnett
: On November 5, 2010 10:50:41 pm Jody Garnett wrote: Could we set up a mailing list containing project officers to help committees make contact? Even if it is just to invite project representatives to an IRC meeting or other activity; a contact mailing list would perhaps help. I agree it would

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