Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] project management software (foss) for GISprojects

2008-08-06 Thread maning sambale
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of maning sambale Sent: 05 August 2008 04:06 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; OSGeo Discussions Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] project management software (foss) for GISprojects Alex, Thank you for your

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GeoFOSS LiveDVD - test it before we burn it

2008-09-25 Thread maning sambale
Hi, A bit late, just finished the download after 2 days. Tried the Live DVD using minimal RAM config. Mac OS X 10.5.5 VirtualBox 1.6.2 Name geofoss-dvd OS Type Ubuntu Base Memory 512 MB Video Memory 8 MB Boot Order Floppy, CD/DVD-ROM, Hard Disk ACPI Enabled IO APIC Disabled VT-x/AMD-V Disabled

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GeoFOSS LiveDVD - test it before we burn it

2008-09-25 Thread maning sambale
running on most machines. I'll test it in another PC with a much smaller RAM (256?). The DVD is just in time for an upcoming conference I will attend. Not entirely geospatial, but might be worthwhile sharing and discussing OSGE stacks during coffee breaks. cheers, maning -- Mark maning

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS radar (palsar)

2008-11-21 Thread maning sambale
community involvement so it would be helpful to them if you could comment on the tools or even get involved with development/documentation... Ned maning sambale wrote: Hi, I'm looking for FOSS tools for radar data (alos palsar). I've seen RAT radartools http://srv-43-200.bv.tu-berlin.de/rat

[OSGeo-Discuss] Announcing the release of QGIS 1.0 'Kore'

2009-01-25 Thread maning sambale
apologies for the cross-post: Dear QGIS Users, Developers and FOSSGIS devotees We are extremely pleased to announce the release of QGIS 1.0 and the shiny new QGIS 1.0 User's Guide. We have also revamped our web site at http://qgis.org. See the note below from our project chair:

[OSGeo-Discuss] experience using FOSS4G live-dvd in teaching FOSS GIS

2009-02-27 Thread maning sambale
Hi, I just want to share my experience teaching grass and qgis using the osgeo FOSS4G 2008 livedvd. I was invited by a non-profit organization to provide an overview of using FOSS Geo tools. The organization provides mapping services to Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines through

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] experience using FOSS4G live-dvd in teaching FOSS GIS

2009-02-27 Thread maning sambale
standard that can be easily expanded to many areas in the world, Helena On Feb 27, 2009, at 10:16 PM, maning sambale wrote: Hi, I just want to share my experience teaching grass and qgis using the osgeo FOSS4G 2008 livedvd. I was invited by a non-profit organization to provide

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

2009-07-31 Thread maning sambale
On 7/31/09, Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@lisasoft.com wrote: Hi Ravi, Yes, you are so right, we do need to collect as much of the material from the FOSS4G conference as we can. One way we hope to facilitate this has been to give every attendee a LiveDVD which can be populated with all the

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [Qgis-user] Announcing the release of QGIS 1.2.0 'Daphnis'

2009-09-02 Thread maning sambale
-- Forwarded message -- From: Tim Sutton li...@linfiniti.com Date: Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 6:26 AM Subject: [Qgis-user] Announcing the release of QGIS 1.2.0 'Daphnis' To: qgis-developer qgis-develo...@lists.osgeo.org, qgis-user List qgis-u...@lists.osgeo.org -BEGIN PGP SIGNED

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

2009-09-14 Thread maning sambale
Libraries and tools that can be used across different OSGEO apps. data format libraries - done! algorithm/analytic libraries = +1 . GRASS has an extensive collection. Would be good for other OSGEO projects to reuse them. cartographic libraries = +1 On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Helena

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Finding an OSGEO-related job in London

2009-10-15 Thread maning sambale
Just to add a few more regarding Geo jobs: 1. Geospatial is a niche in the general IT industry (much more FOSS variant). Therefore, you need to look for a specific kind of GIS company that fits your skill set. 2. Try research and non-profit institutions. They are generally more receptive to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Finding an OSGEO-related job in London

2009-10-15 Thread maning sambale
Just to add a few more regarding Geo jobs: 1. Geospatial is a niche in the general IT industry (much more FOSS variant). Therefore, you need to look for a specific kind of GIS company that fits your skill set. 2. Try research and non-profit institutions. They are generally more receptive to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Finding an OSGEO-related job in London

2009-10-15 Thread maning sambale
Just to add a few more regarding Geo jobs: 1. Geospatial is a niche in the general IT industry (much more FOSS variant). Therefore, you need to look for a specific kind of GIS company that fits your skill set. 2. Try research and non-profit institutions. They are generally more receptive to

[OSGeo-Discuss] distributing read-only vector files?

2009-11-03 Thread maning sambale
Before anything else, let me introduce our dilemma. We are a non-profit geo-research institution. In many cases we produce geospatial datasets no other local institution can create in my country at the moment. What we create are sometimes benchmark info useful to various research and policy

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] distributing read-only vector files?

2009-11-03 Thread maning sambale
Thanks! These are all good suggestions. If you are trying to be open, then be open! Look at OpenStreetMap and how they do it. They have a page of license violations also. I know about OSM and I consider myself an active contributor in my side of the hemisphere. On a personal capacity, I come

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [Qgis-community-team] Announcing the release of QGIS 1.4.0 'Enceladus'

2010-01-10 Thread maning sambale
-- Forwarded message -- From: Tim Sutton li...@linfiniti.com Date: Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 6:30 AM Subject: [Qgis-community-team] Announcing the release of QGIS 1.4.0 'Enceladus' To: qgis-developer qgis-develo...@lists.osgeo.org, qgis-community qgis-community-t...@lists.osgeo.org,

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

2010-01-24 Thread maning sambale
Hi, We are a non-profit research institution in the Philippines providing geospatial related research to local partners. This year we are getting more involved with the use of several FOSS geo packages (mostly under OSGEO projects). We want to assist local partners in deploying FOSS products

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

2010-01-25 Thread maning sambale
You can find a list of Open Source service providers in the OSGeo directory [1]. None of them are endorsed by OSGeo and the directory is self maintained, but it may serve as a starting point. Thanks for the link. I am looking at them at the moment. Please notice that although OSGeo.org

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

2010-01-27 Thread maning sambale
Thanks for all the replies (here and in my private mail). I never expected such overwhelming response! This makes us even more comfortable in pursuing the FOSS route. I will individually contact those who responded to discuss our specific requirements. On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 2:19 PM, maning

[OSGeo-Discuss] ESSC offers basic Geomatics Training Course

2010-06-11 Thread maning sambale
that can accommodate loading of the software applications. Please get in touch with Mr Maning Sambale at emmanuelsamb...@essc.org.ph or Ms Freida Tabuena at freidatabu...@essc.org.ph for further information and scheduling. List of Courses and Schedule Introduction to Quantum GIS - June 30, 2010

[OSGeo-Discuss] listings of foss-geo training services

2010-06-15 Thread maning sambale
-Original Message- From: Maning Sambale [mailto:emmanuelsamb...@essc.org.ph] Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 2:23 AM To: Georges Thierry Subject: Re: Application - Found word(s) Congo in the Text body Georges, The foss-geo training we provide is based here in the Philippines. If it's OK

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS-Geo users in the Philippines?

2010-06-25 Thread maning sambale
I would like to know if there are Philippine-based osgeo users here (other than me). :) Would be nice for us to share some experiences.= or organize some osgeo related event. send me a private mail. -- cheers, maning -- Freedom is still the

[OSGeo-Discuss] mxd to other format (i.e. shapefile)

2010-08-02 Thread maning sambale
No luck so far looking for a converter. Basically, I want to export geometry and attributes without the styling from an Arc's mxd format to shapefile. Any workaround here (other then looking for an ArcGIS installed machine)? -- cheers, maning

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] mxd to other format (i.e. shapefile)

2010-08-02 Thread maning sambale
On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 11:21 PM, maning sambale emmanuel.samb...@gmail.com wrote: No luck so far looking for a converter. Basically, I want to export geometry and attributes without the styling from an Arc's mxd format to shapefile. Any workaround here (other then looking for an ArcGIS

[OSGeo-Discuss] git like for geodata management

2010-09-20 Thread maning sambale
Hi, Just something for brainstorming. Use case: 1. I get a subset of the data for field work for a couple of days. Coming back from field work, I sync the edits to the main data server. An application takes care of the merge like git does. 2. Two field workers, edit the same data on a

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

2010-09-21 Thread maning sambale
Any real world cases for this? Use case: 1. I get a subset of the data for field work for a couple of days. Coming back from field work, I sync the edits to the main data server.  An application takes care of the merge like git does. 2. Two field workers, edit the same data on a different

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

2010-09-28 Thread maning sambale
that implemented for geo (yet). On Sep 22, 2010, at 9:00 AM, discuss-requ...@lists.osgeo.org wrote: On Wed, 2010-09-22 at 12:10 +0800, maning sambale wrote: Any real world cases for this? Imagine the following scenario: * 50 ~ 70 digitizers * 5 QA * 1 Manager Each QA has 10

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

2010-09-30 Thread maning sambale
This is cool! Thanks Noli! Anyone tried this already? (can't compile source while in the middle of a critical project) (cross posted to qgis list) On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Noli Sicad nsi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, FYI, there is a new offline plugin for QGIS that synchronizes data source

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Bug report response time

2010-11-11 Thread maning sambale
IMO, listing bugs vis-a-vis response time can be counter-productive. Generally, we have more bugs than being squashed because a lot of people are reporting them (which is a good thing btw). I prefer concrete examples when highlighting bug response time. For example, during one of our training, a

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

2011-05-11 Thread maning sambale
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 experiences. Osgeo projects like grass, geoserver, qgis and postgis are slowly

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

2011-05-16 Thread maning sambale
Consulting and Training Services http://www.gatewaygeomatics.com/ On 11-05-12 10:20 AM, Seven (aka Arnulf) wrote: -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

[OSGeo-Discuss] advise on WYSIWYG sld editor

2011-08-03 Thread maning sambale
I am trying out several sld editors recently (udig, qgis, geoext styler). While some are very powerful, each has its own issues. QGIS - you can compose really nice layer symbolology using the New Symbology. There is a plugin to export to SLD but you can only export polygon and unique value

[OSGeo-Discuss] 30m SRTM worldwide?

2011-08-22 Thread maning sambale
I got this news recently, from this website, one can download ~30m SRTM data: http://eoweb.dlr.de:8080/index.html The X-band SRTM DEM data are provided in DTED format. Detailed information on the DTED format can be found in the document 'Product Description of the SRTM DTED-Format'

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 30m SRTM worldwide?

2011-08-22 Thread maning sambale
from the USGS (http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov) more informations on http://eros.usgs.gov/#/Find_Data/Products_and_Data_Available/SRTM cheers, Sylvain 2011/8/22 maning sambale emmanuel.samb...@gmail.com I got this news recently, from this website, one can download ~30m SRTM data: http

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] 30m SRTM worldwide?

2011-08-24 Thread maning sambale
+1 We conducted our own site specific comparison and we concluded that SRTM is much better especially those post-processed by CGIAR. Depending on where you are there are issues with ASTER GDEM: http://gis.cri.fmach.it/aster-gdem-quality/ Markus Or in flat tropical area...

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Local-chapters] OSGeo AGM on Friday September 16th

2011-09-05 Thread maning sambale
I cannot attend the foss4g but will be in Denver for OSM's State of the Map. I am very interested to learn more about what the local chapters in other countries are doing as we start organizing our own in the Philippines. Is the AGM still part of the conference? Do I still need to register to

[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGEO-PH first meeting 20110923

2011-09-17 Thread maning sambale
Dear everyone, We will be having our first informal meeting of OSGEO-Philippines this coming Friday (September 23, 2011) from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the ESSC Conference Room Manila Observatory Building, Ateneo de Manila University Campus, QC. This is a very informal meeting just to get a feel of who

[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: [Live-demo] OSGeo-Live lightening presentation now updated to 5.0

2011-09-21 Thread maning sambale
Thanks! I will use it for our first osgeo-ph meetup. On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 8:00 PM, Cameron Shorter cameron.shor...@gmail.com wrote: I've updated the OSGeo-Live lightening presentation up to version 5.0. This is a 30 to 40 minute presentation about all the applications on OSGeo-Live. It also

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Welcome new Charter members

2011-12-04 Thread maning sambale
Dear everyone, Thank you for the opportunity to be a Charter Member. As a simple user and non-coder/developer, I am very happy to be part of this family. Me and my institute [0] are actively promoting OSGeo in the Philippines in the last 2 years. This coming year, we are planning to be more

[OSGeo-Discuss] chart/diagram of all osgeo projects and library connections

2012-03-29 Thread maning sambale
My websearch skills are failing right now. I beleive it was mentioned here before of very big flow chart/diagram of all OSGEO projects. I distinctly remember that almost all projects connects to GDAL. I need for a presentation about osgeo. -- cheers, maning

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] chart/diagram of all osgeo projects and library connections

2012-03-30 Thread maning sambale
Thank you Noli and Jorge. This is what I need. Dated but good enough for this crowd. https://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/community/mindmaps/project-relationships-diagram/ -- cheers, maning -- Freedom is still the most radical idea of all -N.Branden

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G-SEA a sucess

2012-07-21 Thread maning sambale
Dear everyone, I am happy to announce that (personally) foss4g-sea 2012 [0] was a success. This event was in conjunction with the partner conference AGSE 2012 [1]. I personally thank UTM, Dr. Behr and Dr. Thuy for making this a success. Everyone got their very own OSGeo Live-DVD. OSGeo

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

2012-07-24 Thread maning sambale
I support this proposal. We are already doing this for the Charter Membership election [0]. [0] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/New_Membership_Process#Voting On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 1:50 AM, Stefano Costa st...@iosa.it wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 Il 24/07/2012 19:30,

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Open Source Geospatial Atlas

2012-07-28 Thread maning sambale
cool idea! i love to bring this book to my regular fossgeo promotion rounds. On Jul 28, 2012 8:46 PM, nicolas bozon nicolas.bo...@gmail.com wrote: Great ideas ! I think if the input format is generic enough (LateX, or Sphinx may be..), we would be able to provide such a maps collection

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Convert a scanned map to vector format

2012-08-10 Thread maning sambale
A good starting point would be QGIS and GRASS. Here's an article on Trace vector contours from a scanned map with GRASS. You can QGIS via the GRASS plugin. http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/Trace_vector_contours_from_a_scanned_map On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 6:26 PM, mrmmsilva

[OSGeo-Discuss] Certified software policy within international aid agencies

2012-11-23 Thread maning sambale
countries like ours. They have limited view on what FOSS options are available and it can influence any advice they on what technology developing country organizations can use. Just a thought. Maning Sambale (mobile) ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss

[OSGeo-Discuss] First FOSS4G event in the Philippines at PhilGEOS 2012

2012-11-25 Thread maning sambale
Dear list, We had our very first FOSS4G event in the Philippines. The FOSS4G workshops was not part of the original schedule of activities but we were able to hitchhike a pre-conference day for the workshops. ;) Short summary: OSGEO Philippines (OSGeo-PH), the University of Philippines

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

2013-04-03 Thread maning sambale
Can chapters-in-formation submit reports? -- cheers, maning in behalf of OSGeo Philippines ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

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

2013-04-03 Thread maning sambale
. 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 others interested. Best regards, Arnulf On 04/03/2013 09:04 AM, maning sambale wrote: Can chapters-in-formation submit reports? -- cheers, maning in behalf

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Board nomination: Gérald Fenoy

2013-08-16 Thread maning sambale
+1 for this nomination! Maning Sambale (mobile) On Aug 16, 2013 7:19 PM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas js...@osgeo.org wrote: I second Gérald nomination, what a great candidate! -- Jorge El 16/08/2013 13:02, Jachym Cepicky jachym.cepi...@gmail.com escribió: +1 Dne 16.8.2013 11:54, Anne

[OSGeo-Discuss] MS Geospatial programs focused on FOSS4G

2013-12-06 Thread maning sambale
Dear everyone, A couple of colleagues are asking me this. Are there any MS/scholarship GIS programs that focuses on the use of FOSS4G? -- cheers, maning -- Freedom is still the most radical idea of all -N.Branden wiki:

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] MS Geospatial programs focused on FOSS4G

2013-12-06 Thread maning sambale
Could you tell us what MS means here, since I first read it as Microsoft. Do you mean Masters level (as in something like a one-year MSc course typically taken after a first degree)? Or something else? Sorry, I meant Masters. -- cheers, maning

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] MS Geospatial programs focused on FOSS4G

2013-12-06 Thread maning sambale
You might actually start by browsing the OSGeo/ICA labs forming in programs across the globe, there you will likely find active FOSS4G programs and faculty. http://www.geoforall.org/locations/ Thanks, jeff. -- cheers, maning -- Freedom

[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G Philippines 2014

2014-09-24 Thread maning sambale
Dear everyone, We are in the planning stage again for the FOSS4G track in the philgeos 2014 this coming November. We have been hitching with the PhilGEOS conference already as a FOSS4G track for two years already [0, 1]. Piggybacking on other conferences allow us to reduce the cost (to nearly

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G Philippines 2014

2014-09-25 Thread maning sambale
! :) [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Local_Chapter_Guidelines#Chapter_Formation -jeff -- Jeff McKenna President, OSGeo http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Jeff_McKenna On 2014-09-24 12:32 PM, maning sambale wrote: Dear everyone, We are in the planning stage again for the FOSS4G track

[OSGeo-Discuss] [FOSS4G-PH 2014 at PhilGEOS Workshops] Workshop survey and webpage ready

2014-11-10 Thread maning sambale
Apologies for cross-posting. Just hoping there are PH-based memebrs of this list. -- Forwarded message -- From: maning sambale emmanuel.samb...@gmail.com Date: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 6:36 PM Subject: [FOSS4G-PH 2014 at PhilGEOS Workshops] Workshop survey and webpage ready To: osm

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [FOSS4G-PH 2014 at PhilGEOS Workshops] Workshop survey and webpage ready

2014-11-26 Thread maning sambale
, maning sambale emmanuel.samb...@gmail.com wrote: Dear everyone, The page at PhilGEOS site [0] and survey [1] are now ready! Thanks to Please share the news. And let us know what workshops you would like to join. See you all November 29! [0] http://dge.upd.edu.ph/philgeos2014/foss4g-ph-2014

[OSGeo-Discuss] Join State of the Map Asia October 1-2, 2016 in Manila, Philippines

2016-08-16 Thread maning sambale
to cover for food and other expenses needed to make this awesome. If you are interested, please contact: osmpilipinas+sotmasia2...@gmail.com We hope the OSM community in Asia and all over the world can join. Maning Sambale In behalf of the SOTM-Asia 2016 Organizing Team

[OSGeo-Discuss] Invitation to participate in State of the Map Asia 2017 in Kathmandu

2017-04-30 Thread maning sambale
Forwarding invitation from the SotM-Asia Organizing team, see you in Nepal! Dear OSM community members, We want to welcome you to State of the Map Asia 2017, which will be organized in Kathmandu, Nepal on September 23 - 24, hosted by Kathmandu Living Labs and OSM community of Nepal. The event

[OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: [talk-ph] Pista ng Mapa 2019

2019-06-21 Thread maning sambale
Hi everyone, Sharing this event happening in the Philippines this August 1-3. If you are close by, please come! It's a nice way to connect with mappers in the country. This is also our first community event/conference outside of the nation's capital! So we hope to spread the open mapping love

[OSGeo-Discuss] Looking for sponsorship for Pista ng Mapa 2020

2020-02-19 Thread maning sambale
Dear everyone, We are organizing our annual Pista ng Mapa Conference on May 27-29, 2020. Pista ng Mapa (Festival of Maps) is a free-of-charge outreach activity to generate public interest, advocate the use of open (geo) data, promote free and open source software for geospatial (FOSS4G)

[OSGeo-Discuss] The call for presentations for Pista ng Mapa 2020 has been extended until October 10, 2020

2020-09-30 Thread maning sambale
EXTENDED! The call for presentations for Pista ng Mapa 2020 has been extended until October 10, 2020. Share your research, ideas, community projects, and more at this year's conference! You may submit your presentations at bit.ly/pnm20cfp You may visit https://pistangmapa.github.io/2020/ for more