[OSGeo-Discuss] Re: Introduce myself and my projects
Pericles S. Nacionales
naci0002 at umn.edu
Thu Feb 16 23:37:33 EST 2006
On Wednesday 15 February 2006 07:37, Allan Doyle wrote:
> > I would also like to create/assist in a project for a shared
> > geospatial data repository targeted at governments creating data. For
> > this to be valuable and interesting to users the datasets would be
> > validated and modified by real people given privileged access to
> > editing the data or a copy of the data. The idea would be to create
> > branches and the ability to merge just like a source code revision
> > system.
> This might be the next kind of thing the open data committee would
> want to tackle. How we do that is still open. It could be that as a
> committee we parcel things out to the existing open data projects, or
> perhaps band together to set up an osgeo repository.
I would also be interested in participating in the open data project. I
really like the idea of a shared data repository. Having a page that
redirect users to available open datasets (e.g., CleanTOPO, Natural Earth,
etc.) would be a good start, IMO.
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