Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] What GeoSpatial Open Source Software do Surveyors use?

2010-04-06 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Cameron Shorter wrote: I'm giving a presentation on GeoSpatial Open Source at the international Surveyors conference here in Sydney. http://www.fig2010.com/ I'd like advice on what use cases and Open Source packages I should focus on during the

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] open source desktop shootout

2010-04-09 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Markus Neteler wrote: On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 6:50 AM, Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.com wrote: Percy, To start the ball rolling, I've created a wiki page for a desktop comparison here: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GIS_Desktop_Comparison

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] open source desktop shootout

2010-04-09 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Christopher Schmidt wrote: On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 10:16:52AM +0200, Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote: Markus Neteler wrote: On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 6:50 AM, Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.com wrote: Percy, To start the ball rolling, I've created

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

2010-06-05 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Cameron, this should be tied directly to the project overviews / info sheets [1] that are already available on the OSGeo website and should be maintained by the projcets themselves. Tyler has provided really nicely layouted templates to do just this.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] new osgeo IRC channels

2010-07-05 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 07/05/2010 06:46 PM, Joanne Cook wrote: Dear All, I'd like to set up an IRC channel for the UK chapter, and looking at the wiki it would seem best to set one up on freenode. Having very little experience of IRC the information on the freenode site seemed quite hard work. Do we need to go

[OSGeo-Discuss] Local Chapters Mailing List

2010-07-07 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Hello, we have created a new mailing list for Local Chapters. If you are a liaison officer of a Local Chapter or interested in creating one then please hop on this this list: http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/local-chapters It is intended to allow for a dialog on what Local Chapters are

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Local Chapters Mailing List

2010-07-08 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
, as a representative of the Atlantic Canada chapter (http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Atlantic_Canada_Chapter). -jeff Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote: Hello, we have created a new mailing list for Local Chapters. If you are a liaison officer of a Local Chapter or interested in creating one then please hop

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Local Chapters Mailing List

2010-07-08 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
. Not a official representative but involved in some of the local chapters in Asia. Venka On 2010/07/08 5:48, Jeff McKenna wrote: I am also subscribed, as a representative of the Atlantic Canada chapter (http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Atlantic_Canada_Chapter). -jeff Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote: Hello, we have

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Local Chapters Mailing List

2010-07-08 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
on there. Best regards, Arnulf. [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Spanish On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 3:52 AM, Seven (aka Arnulf) se...@arnulf.us mailto:se...@arnulf.us wrote: Hi Jeff, thanks for joining. Lets see what this will be about. Lot of new folks coming by the OSGeo booth at AGIT

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Where to, OSGeo?

2010-09-12 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 09/12/2010 05:12 PM, Ari Jolma wrote: Where to, OSGeo? I've seen, heard, and discussed now twice Tyler's (Tyler Mitchell, OSGeo CEO) presentation on OSGeo strategy. First in Nottingham in June and now in Barcelona. The presentation is a mind map, and it introduces the phases organizations

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G2010: Good, Bad and the Ugly

2010-09-15 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Venka, thanks for the feedback. Ideally you would also add this to the Lessosn Learned page in the Wiki [1] to be considered at the next conference. Conference Committee, it would be great to compile all our experience into a comprehensive conference manual. We did this for FOSSGIS in Germany

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G2010: Good, Bad and the Ugly

2010-09-15 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 09/15/2010 08:23 PM, strk wrote: On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 06:38:22PM +0900, Venkatesh Raghavan wrote: g) Was not particularly amused by keynote speaker putting out his cap and a great guy running to the stage to put coins. Now _this_ is something I'd have loved to be there to see. @guy

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

2010-09-24 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
This might be too far off the original idea... But: It might be interesting to look into a more disconnected way of managing geospatial data with the Web. As in having servers advertize latest changes in geometry and attributes using GeoRSS and clients picking these up and integrating them

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Town Hall Meeting for OSGeo?

2010-10-14 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: Hi everyone, We should all be recovered from the FOSS4G by now and since so many of us enjoyed meeting together I wondered if a virtual meeting might be of interest to others on the list. Would anyone be

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

2010-11-08 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Cameron, thanks for your initiative. Let me add a few notes to reconsider about *how* we want to go about this. Marketing is an OSGeo service for it's projects. Adding the proposed requirements as criteria to pass Incubation feels a lot more like a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Please help us choose the logo for FOSS4G 2011 in Denver

2010-12-08 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Peter Batty wrote: Hi everyone, Please take a moment to review our contenders for the FOSS4G 2011 logo, and vote for your favorites. More info at http://geothought.blogspot.com/2010/12/help-us-choose-logo-for-foss4g-2011.html. Thanks,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] PDF of FOSS4G2010

2010-12-10 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Ravi wrote: Where can I download this presentation of Arnulf. This is not on FOSS4G2010 site ! APPLIED SDI IN GERMANY - COMPLYING WITH INSPIRE Ravi, unfortunately there is no slide set because my performance was live and based on 100% online

[OSGeo-Discuss] Yikes, we have the fifth OSGeo Anniversary TOMORROW!

2011-02-03 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Folks, I added another agenda item which I believe is really important. Thanks for Tyler and Jorge to remind us! We have an anniversary tomorrow. Five years ago OSGeo was born in it's current incarnation. Since then we have served the vision of promoting and supporting Free and Open Source

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] open-source project site construction

2011-03-08 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Paolo Cavallini wrote: Il giorno mar, 08/03/2011 alle 08.28 +0100, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas ha scritto: I wouldn't suggest google code as a repository unless you don't care about people living in USA embargoed countries. Google apply USA export

On Openness (was: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] workshop on Open Government: Open Data, Open Source and Open Standards)

2011-03-16 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Puneet, thanks for posting this. All, this is perfect timing to further our own understanding on openness. We are working on this from several ends and as we do, notice that there are many different takes on openness. There are for example noticeable differences in how the OGC uses the term

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSSGIS Brazil Magazine

2011-03-31 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Felipe, congratulations and thanks for this, looks like a great magazine (from the little that I actually understand...). It is nice to see that some OSGeo resources are reused including Wiki and graphics. This is what OSGeo set out to do, support

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Board] Open Source and Open Standards White Paper

2011-04-14 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
. On 04/13/2011 09:42 PM, Markus Neteler wrote: On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 9:02 PM, Seven (aka Arnulf)se...@arnulf.us wrote: Folks, as discussed on IRC we have further developed the article on Open Source and Open Standards: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Talk:Open_Source_and_Open_Standards It would

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] pycsw 0.1.0 released

2011-04-20 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Angelos, congratulations to this first release. It is always good to have diversity. It would be great if you could also provide a demo site for people to look at and try out some features (obviously this is somewhat difficult with a service

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] pycsw 0.1.0 released

2011-04-21 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
, Angelos On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Seven (aka Arnulf) se...@arnulf.us wrote: Angelos, congratulations to this first release. It is always good to have diversity. It would be great if you could also provide a demo site for people to look at and try out some features (obviously

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] planning for an osgeo local chapter in the Philippines

2011-05-12 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 maning sambale wrote: Dear everyone, We are planning to start the osgeo local chapter in the Philippines. I've been reading up on the osgeo wiki related pages. But it would be great for the established chapters to share here their own

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Introduction to geospatial open source event at FOSS4G

2011-05-12 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, I would be interested in contributing to this introductory day. We have been doing this in Germany since 2003 with great success. I could imagine to give a talk about Open Source, Free Software, associated concepts and the business modles around

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] A few survey stats

2011-05-13 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jody Garnett wrote: If I can put in 2 cents for something that seems to have been missed: supporting open source development. I know developers are mostly self motivating; but just like target areas devoted to use it would be good to see some

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] A few survey stats

2011-05-13 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Simon Cropper wrote: Tyler, On 13/05/11 05:30, Tyler Mitchell wrote: Even from this perspective it shows a very strong support for the academic idea, with Government in second. Then Open Standards and Open Data. It would be interesting to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Media Sponsorship

2011-06-10 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 06/09/2011 10:35 PM, Tyler Mitchell wrote: Hi everybody, I've been working on an idea to start a Media Sponsorship opportunity for OSGeo. We already do this same idea for FOSS4G each year, so why not try it for the organisation in general? I already know of a few media companies that would

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Live-demo] Impacts of OSGeo-Live document license selection on OSGeo

2011-06-19 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, we have a stub about licenses for educational material in our Wiki, feel free to update it to reflect our current understanding of the issue. http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Licenses_for_Education_Material Best regards, Arnulf Hamish wrote: * I

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [OSGeo-Conf] foss4g 2012

2011-07-01 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jachym Cepicky wrote: Hi, I know, this comes late, but is there still request for organization proposal of foss4g in 2012 ? Jachym Jachym, the time ran out a few hours ago [1] but if you send your proposal the other way round the world and hope

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Board Nomination -- Regina Obe Decline

2011-08-11 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Regina, I would have very much appreciated to have you on the board of directors. So I am sorry to hear that you stepped back from nomination but at the same time respect your decision. It would be great if everybody were so considerate about timing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] North America (Seattle) codesprint -- last chance to save it!

2011-08-19 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Michael, feel free to bring up this topic on the board list which is open to the public. I would be interested in understanding more about how OSGeo could become involved in this in a sort of repeatable manner. If you have more concrete ideas just add

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo AGM on Friday September 16th

2011-09-05 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear Members of OSGeo, we will have our OSGeo Annual General Meeting on Friday, September 16th from 4 to 5 pm in the Grand Ballroom, right after the Closing Plenary of the conference. The AGM will be a firework of lightning talks by the Local

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Formation of Yukon Chapter

2011-09-15 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 09/14/2011 11:02 PM, j...@geoprism.ca wrote: Anyone interested in working towards the formation of a Yukon OSGeo chapter are encouraged to visit the Yukon page on the OSGeo wiki. We're already two members strong! Depending on the membership and severity of the winter winds, we intend to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [Board] Denver F2F Board Meeting Minutes Posted

2011-09-25 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, it is probably not very helpful to ask Tyler about the future direction of OSGeo because he is busy looking for a new job and after his family and newborn. But please ask questions on this list or - if you explicitly address them to the board -

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open GIS Overview

2011-10-02 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 02.10.2011 12:50, Carsten Troelsgaard wrote: Jeroen, it looks very promising - I look forward to delve on it and will surely keep it for further reference. Arnulf, the osgeo page has links to projects. The tab/ web mapping has an array of

Educational material (was: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] New OSGeo design)

2011-11-03 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Razy, it might be more helpful to ask this on the Education mailing list. There is quite a lot of material in our searchable database [1]. And you might want to check out our Wiki [2] - it is a bit confusing and chaotic but once you find yourself

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

2011-11-07 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 07.11.2011 12:20, Anne Ghisla wrote: On Mon, 7 Nov 2011 08:05:05 +1100 Bruce Bannerman b.banner...@bom.gov.au wrote: For those who haven't seen this. If you have the time, please take this survey. The results will be very useful. Hello

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Membership Nomination: Suchith Anand

2011-11-07 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, just to make sure: Anybody is entitled to nominate, second and support the nomination of OSGeo Charter Members. You do not have to be in any way officially entitled by OSGeo to nominate folks. Plus I want to stress that we need nominations from

[OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Member Nomination: Sanghee Shin

2011-11-08 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, I have the pleasure of nominating Mr. Sanghee Shin [1] [2] from Korea as new OSGeo Charter Member. Sanghee has come a long way with Open Source, first using GRASS during his studies, later coming back to image processing and now using,

[OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Member Nomination: Maning Sambale

2011-11-09 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, I have the honor of nominating Maning Sambale [0] from the Phillippines as new OSGeo Charter Member. Maning works in a research institution [1] in the Philippines and is involved with environmental research with local marginalized communities.

Participation in OSGeo (was: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Member nomination: Martin Landa)

2011-11-17 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 17.11.2011 03:54, Daniel Morissette wrote: On 11-11-16 09:36 PM, Helena Mitasova wrote: I would like to express my support for Martin's nomination. [...] ... so he would be great to have on the conference and education committees. Nothing

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSs4G + SoTM

2011-11-17 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Frans, you can get all my presentation in editable ODF from my web site. http://arnulf.us/Publications#2011 Cheers, Arnulf. On 17.11.2011 04:42, Frans Thamura wrote: thx venka. intersting movement in GIS world :) openstandard, opensource

Re: RE : [OSGeo-Discuss] Distracting discussions of discussing [was:] What is North America?

2011-11-24 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 24.11.2011 23:40, Mark Lucas wrote: Daniel, There is no disagreement that it would be good to coordinate and work with other local chapters - that is certainly in our thinking. To keep it simple and focused, we are not proposing any formal

[OSGeo-Discuss] Emerging Trends in Geospatial Information Management

2012-01-01 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Folks, the United Nations Programme on Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM) [0] is an inter-governmental mechanism to consult on issues related to global geospatial information. As president of OSGeo I was invited to a high level workshop in October last year and as a follow up was

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FDO.osgeo.org pages completely outdated

2012-04-05 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Stefan, thanks for bringing this up, this page really needs an update. It is probably helpful to also ping http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/fdo-internals/ or http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/fdo-users for this kind of request (done). FDO

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] How to request a new OSGeo mailing list?

2012-04-19 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Tom, the right place to ask for this is the SAC mailing list. After having confirmed that this list makes sense please file a ticket there. Someone from SAC has to confirm that this list makes sense, I herewith do this. Please create the ticket and I

[OSGeo-Discuss] Changing this list to Reply to Poster NOW

2012-04-19 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, every now and then private mails end up on this list because it is still set to automatically Reply to List even although this is not recommended. Reply to List is my personal favorite because I never think much when hitting reply and always

[OSGeo-Discuss] Charter Member Nomination period ended

2012-07-07 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, the nomination period for new OSGeo Charter Members ended yesterday. A big Thank You to all who actively contributed by nominating candidates and supporting their nominations! Another big Thank You to all candidates for representing their

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source GIS Special Session in AGF(Asia GeoSpatial Forum)

2012-07-23 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Sanghee, thanks for submitting this event. This is another good opportunity to support the Asia region. I was at last year's AGF in Jakarta and very impressed with the broad set of Open Source based applications presented there. The event is now

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board Election 2012

2012-07-23 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 OSGeo Members, the OSGeo Board Election for 2012 has begun. The next stage is the nomination of candidates for the board. Board membership is for a two year term, and half the Board is refreshed each year. This year there are five seats up for

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] Fwd: Board elections Voting

2012-07-25 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 07/24/2012 06:50 PM, Stefano Costa wrote: Il 24/07/2012 19:30, Ravi Kumar ha scritto: But now I feel this reduces the chances of voting to a worthy member competing for the board. At the same time it might be rude not voting to any other if

[OSGeo-Discuss] What is an OSGeo director supposed to do?

2012-07-25 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, maybe this short blog [1] helps to get an idea about what to expect from a good OSGeo director. And maybe you can then recognize yourself in one of those areas of work and would like to give it a try? Cheers, Arnulf [1]

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

2012-07-25 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Dear OSGeo Community, Charter Members, I want to nominate Daniel Morissette for the OSGeo board of directors. I have been working with Daniel for many years and he is one of the most trustworthy and consistently productive people I know. He has always proven to be highly sensitive to community

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [Board] Board nomination for Nicolas Bozon

2012-07-26 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Please let me make you aware of the nomination of Nicolas Bozon (which seems to not have made it to Discuss). http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Member_Nominations_2012#Nicolas_Bozon I recommend to also read the personal thoughts and ideas of each nominee which are provided as links below each

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [Board] Board nomination for Nicolas Bozon

2012-07-26 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 07/26/2012 01:09 AM, Michael P. Gerlek wrote: I would like to nominate Nicolas Bozon for the Board. Although I have never met Nick in person, I have read his contributions to the discuss and board lists over the past year or so and feel he'd be a valuable addition to the team. I'm sure he

[OSGeo-Discuss] Board Nomination for Jachym Chepicky

2012-07-26 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Folks, I would like to nominate Jachym Cepicki as director for the board of OSGeo. I know Jachym personally for several years and have been impressed with his great work in the Open Source community in general and especially in the Czech Republic and surrounding region. He has chaired and helped

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board Nomination for Jachym Chepicky

2012-07-26 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Haha, I really messed this one up for good. Thanks Markus and Eli for pointing out that I first I got the nominee's name wrong (y instead of i) and then I moved the Czech Republic to Central Asia. My apologies (must still be still dazed and confused from travelling with donkeys in Tajikistan and

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board of Directors Nomination: Frank Warmerdam

2012-07-26 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 I strongly support the nomination of Frank Warmerdam. He has proven to be an invaluable resource on the board of directors. His ability to quickly and thoroughly understand and analyze complex issues is pretty unparalleled. Amazingly he can apply this

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Seconding Board Member Nominations

2012-07-27 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 07/27/2012 10:06 AM, Mateusz Loskot wrote: Hi, Can someone explain me what is this Seconded by and Support by feature listed next to the Board nominations [1]? Is this an element of any formal procedure or it's some kind of elevator pitch? [1]

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

2012-07-27 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 07/27/2012 11:45 AM, Mateusz Loskot wrote: On 27 July 2012 05:55, Alex Mandel tech_...@wildintellect.com wrote: This is a really interesting debate. Reading the links provided it also appears to be a mixed bag about acceptance of LGPL of various firms and I'm also sure many of us can name

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

2012-07-28 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 28.07.2012 05:44, Andrew Ross wrote: On 27 July 2012 18:43, Markus Neteler nete...@osgeo.org mailto:nete...@osgeo.org wrote: On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 3:08 PM, Andrew Ross andrew.r...@eclipse.org mailto:andrew.r...@eclipse.org wrote:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for Cameron Shorter

2012-07-30 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Cameron, OSGeo is globally active and there are no rules that members have to be located in a specific region in order to become a Member, Charter Member, Director or to be active in any other role. Board, this is a request from a potential new director asking two questions he would like to get

[OSGeo-Discuss] Geodata Committee reboot: (was: Fwd: Re: Open Source Geospatial Atlas)

2012-07-30 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Folks, we have been requested to move our discussion under it's own thread. We can do even better than that because we already have a mailing list in place and 328 members subscribed. But only four mails have been sent through this list in the past year and none since December 2011 which

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Geospatial Atlas

2012-07-31 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 07/31/2012 12:57 PM, doug_newc...@fws.gov wrote: Hi Folks, Hi Guys, I agree totally with everything that has been said. I don't have a problem with using multiple applications to conduct my GIS work. I do all the time. I suppose the issue is what the purpose of the Atlas will be. To

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Geospatial Atlas

2012-07-31 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 07/31/2012 02:48 PM, julia harrell wrote: I did not suggest that *all* the maps would not be as 'pretty'. I said that even if *some* of them weren't as pretty, that they'd still be superior products if they included information on how they were created and the design principles used, etc.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Geospatial Atlas

2012-07-31 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
On 07/31/2012 02:14 PM, Mr. Puneet Kishor wrote: On Jul 31, 2012, at 8:49 AM, Seven (aka Arnulf) se...@arnulf.us wrote: Btw: OdbL will be a great enabler for this because it requires to maintain this breadcrumb track when publishing the results. Confused as to how ODbL (http

[OSGeo-Discuss] 72h Reminder: Board Elections 2012

2012-08-09 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear OSGeo Charter Members, this is a reminder that the election period will end in less then three days (depending on where you are)! If you have not yet voted or did not receive a confirmation email we recommend that you send in your votes now [1],

[OSGeo-Discuss] 48h reminder: Board Elections 2012 !

2012-08-10 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear OSGeo Charter Members, this is a reminder that the election period will end in less then two days (depending on where you are)! If you have not yet voted or did not receive a confirmation email we recommend that you send in your votes now [1],

[OSGeo-Discuss] 48h reminder: Board Elections 2012 !

2012-08-10 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear OSGeo Charter Members, this is a reminder that the election period will end in less then two days (depending on where you are)! If you have not yet voted or did not receive a confirmation email we recommend that you send in your votes now [1],

[OSGeo-Discuss] 24h reminder: Board Elections 2012 !

2012-08-11 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dear OSGeo Charter Members, this is the last reminder that the election period will end in one day (depending on where you are)! If you have not yet voted or did not receive a confirmation email we recommend that you send in your votes now [1],

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Should we write a FOSS4G Cookbook?

2012-09-06 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, we discuss this every year but it never happens. So I picked it up at yesterday's UK Local Chapter meeting to start an outline based on what we did over the past years. Once we have a framework I'll ping this list and then move the thread to OSGeo

[OSGeo-Discuss] Supporting Standards

2012-09-06 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, one item on the OGC Architecture Board meeting agenda today was to look at this web site: http://open-stand.org/principles/ - From my perspective the principles listed here are very much aligned with our goals and nicely worded. So my

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] NEWS: Venkatesh Raghavan Receives 2012 Sol Katz Award

2012-10-25 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Congratulations Venka! On 26.10.2012 04:47, Gérald Fenoy wrote: Congratulations Venka for getting the Soltz Katz Award ! Congratulations to OSGeo for making this choice, choosing the place and an event which fit just perfectly i feel. Gérald

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Happy GIS Day to all (Now - FREE GIS Day - not Today :-)

2012-11-14 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 11/14/2012 11:37 PM, Noli Sicad wrote: Hi, As I am been reading about this GIS Day. http://www.gisday.com/ http://www.gisday.com/supporters.html It is ESRI Agenda :-). I am thinking that probably OSGeo could come up with another day

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

2013-01-17 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, I support whatever the program committee comes up with. If they want to have a blind review and not have names there, great. If it does not work out the next committee can do it in a different way. This is not to cut off the discussion which I

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Board Meeting Summary (2013-01)

2013-01-21 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi Jachym, Jeff, thanks for the link to the logs, update and comments, this is a valuable source of information for the community. I hope you can keep this up (and please if anybody else thinks this is useful, why not comment on it too. I know from

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] inspire conference 2013: help with presentation proposal

2013-03-15 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, I really like the idea of the round table but changed some wording to amend the expectations for it. This was mainly to the effect of avoiding up front misunderstanding which invariably over the past years lead to unnecessary friction. The

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] inspire conference 2013: help with presentation proposal

2013-03-15 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
was and is that those people who have to implement INSPIRE finally take ownership of it. That is broadly said INSPIRE users. But feel free to go ahead as you think fits best. Cheers, Arnulf On 15.03.2013 12:08, Margherita Di Leo wrote: Hi Arnulf, On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Seven (aka

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Anymore Contributions for the OSGeo Journal Volume 12?

2013-04-03 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Maning, absolutely, we are happy to. This is the whole point (well, at least one important aspect) of the Journal. We do good things around Open Source, Data and Education and we should also talk about them. The Journal helps to spread word and get

[OSGeo-Discuss] Mailmain password reminders

2013-08-26 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, apparently some lists still have the monthly password reminder active. I remember that there was general consent that we should turn these off. But Mailman does not have an option to do this for all lists at once (or /me too dumb to find the

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [Spanish] Happy PostGIS Day

2013-11-21 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, Jorge Sanz kindly reminded us that after GIS Day logically follows the PostGIS Day. I'd say this is worth a few tweets and next year we might even want to make this a little bigger event (I always seem to forget to prepare in time... :-).

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Membership and/or upcoming elections

2014-05-07 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Folks, there always was a lot of discussion and different opinions about how we manage OSGeo membership. This usually happened when the elections process had already started. After the fact everything quieted down again until - same procedure as

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Elections

2014-08-03 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hey Charter Members, this year the elections are electronic - thanks for the great work to Jorge and Bart and who else might have been involved! This is just a reminder that as a Charter Member you should have received an Email with the subject:

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Membership (was Re: [Board] motions from June 18 meeting - making OSGeo Charter membership more exclusive)

2015-06-24 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 22.06.2015 21:49, Jorge Sanz wrote: 2015-06-22 21:14 GMT+02:00 Vasile Craciunescu vas...@geo-spatial.org: Sure, actually I was about to ask the board if such a survey make sense before the elections and then to shape up the questions together.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo AGM (Annual General Meeting) in Bonn

2016-08-16 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
week in Bonn! Have fun, Seven (aka Arnulf) On 04.08.2016 08:10, Venkatesh Raghavan wrote: > Hi All, > > Please note the time and location of this year's OSGeo AGM in Bonn as below > 25 August @ 17:30 in the plenary Chamber > > It would be great to have volunteers from local ch

[OSGeo-Discuss] Terms and definitions: Free and Open Source Software (for Geospatial)

2017-03-29 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Folks, every now and then terms used in discussions get a bit fuzzy resulting in misunderstandings. We need to be very clear in our wording to avoid this. There are two terms describing the open and free approach: * Open Source (mostly a development model) * Free Software (mostly a

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Costly FOSS4Gs

2017-10-16 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Folks, if we want to compete then we have to play the game. Party is great but the money is not in the party and fun part. The money sits in large corps and governments. Folks coming from there are not expected to party or hang out and have fun. They are expected to see the bleeding edge

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G 2018 sponsorship

2018-02-26 Thread Seven (aka Arnulf)
Folks, we have seriously discussed this over and again to the point of boredom. Still, I am happy that the topic comes up again and again because it shows that people are alert. Good. Having said that, we need to be as precise as possible in our terms and definitions. Every now and then this

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Time for me to move on from OSGeo

2020-06-18 Thread Seven (Aka Arnulf)
Hey Cameron, thanks for all your support over the past decade and all the best for your new endeavors. It has been a pleasure working with you and I always honored and learned a lot form your well-thought-out comments and suggestions. Great to see you leverage these skills for docs in the