[OSGeo-Announce] GeoServer and MapFish enter OSGeo Incubation
warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed Nov 11 13:40:01 EST 2009
The OSGeo Board is pleased to announce that it has approved the application by
the MapFish and GeoServer projects to enter the incubation process. Incubation
is a stepping stone to becoming a full fledged OSGeo project.
GeoServer is a server written in Java that allows users to share and edit
geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any
major spatial data source using open standards. GeoServer is the reference
implementation of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Feature Service
(WFS) and Web Coverage Service (WCS) standards, as well as a high performance
certified compliant Web Map Service (WMS). GeoServer makes extensive use of the
GeoTools Java library.
MapFish is a flexible and complete framework for building rich web-mapping
applications. It is based on the Pylons Python web framework, and emphasizes
high productivity, and high-quality development. MapFish also provides a
interacting with MapFish web services. MapFish supports several OGC standards,
including WMS, WFS, WMC, KML and GML via GeoExt and OpenLayers.
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