I saw a poster for Friday's Canadian Interoperability day at the Plaza
hotel. I can't find much info about what it actually is, but I think
I'm going to check it out if anyone else wants to meet up there.
I think it might be a booth exhibit but maybe some other stuff including
What you are suggesting is similar to the OWS-4 put together by OGC
This approach might even be able to be setup and organized BEFORE the
conference and maybe even have some role playing or mock-ups at the
This could also be something a local chapter or local interest group
might be able to provide. It's volunteering I know, but it's a thought
if vendors aren't on board.
Maybe for vendors the real question is how does my participation make
me the most money. Answer that question and they might be
Here are some other thoughts.
First off what about a open office (open base) type approach... This
mimmics the ESRI MSAccess approach and seams to work well for non server
environments. Also open office is a good environment for some basic
Next, what ever happened to the
On Jan 14, 2008 3:14 PM, Sampson, David [EMAIL PROTECTED]
mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Just wondering if there is still
1. I am looking for people interested in developing existing open source
software for use in Search and Rescue. Specifically interested in
mapping, but personnel management is definitely a part of that.
One example of using GRASS in a SAR scenario includes
Thanks for the pointer, that's a nice dataset. Opening these
39 layers makes me ask why there's no style information?
Pardon my ignorance on digital cartography, but is it because
of standards or something else?
How do Arc* tools do it?
Think of three separate boxes. One is
Lots of good discussion going on around this proposed library.
From the sounds of it there are many different camps of thinking on this
subject which is great. Of course there are many approaches that can be
Perhaps we might want to talk a little more about the high end user
If you're wanting to use some open source languages in the .NET
framework there are
pythonNet http://pythonnet.sourceforge.net/ which might open up the
Python Cartographic Library http://zmapserver.sourceforge.net/PCL/
I looked for something in the JAVA world, but no luck (does not
Check out sourceforge.net and do and advanced search using GPRS and JAVA. Found
Most of them look like phone related projects, but I'm
GDAL has feature style specification:
http://www.gdal.org/ogr/ogr_feature_style.html It has
recently gained some new interest.
Well, GDAL is close to the FOSS4G community so why not start with this
and see where we can go? I think OSGEO even has some capable expertise
somewhere in the
I am learning about Qgis plugins lately and thought I would extend out
to the OSGEO community at large. As I am going through creating some
plugins and learning about OWS services and trying my hand at a
catalogue plugin for QGIS I got to thinking, what does the open source
For those OSGEO folks heading to Geoweb in Vancouver, this pre-conference
technical meeting may be of interest.
See contact info within, as this event is separate from the actual Geoweb
Pardon the delayed post.
I have recently used the OWSLIB library
(http://trac.gispython.org/lab/wiki/OwsLib) for some python based
plugins in QGIS (http://sourceforge.net/projects/qgiscommunitypl/). I am
also involved with PAGC, a public address geocoder project
I am looking for an open source project that has implemented OpenLS
specification from OGC.
I know their are some groups working on this
* PAGC (on their road map)
* OpenRouter (any code yet?)
* OpenGeocoder (any code yet?)
I am looking to see if anyone has this OUT OF THE BOX and ready to
There is also a small community of FOSS advocates growing using the Government
of Canada's social networking tool GCconnex (currently a pilot)
If you are a federal employee in Canada check out the FOSS4GOC group and also
tag your profile with OSGEO so we can find who is using FOSS and FOSS4G
This was an interesting resource passed around our offices I thought the
OSGEO community might appreciate.
Source: Peter Paul, Natural Resources Canada
A brief discussion from the CBC Radio Program 'Spark' ...
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