[mapserver-dev] GeoServer superseeding MapServer in Europe?
Bart van den Eijnden
bartvde at osgis.nl
Thu Jul 8 02:11:46 EDT 2010
it's not only the Dutch government. It's also IGN France, yesterday Ordnance Survey (UK). I am sure there are more that I don't know off.
On Jul 7, 2010, at 9:08 PM, Jan Hartmann wrote:
> I'm not sure a *Dutch* government report says something about *European* developments. Of course, after the football world cup final next Sunday, things could be different ...
> On 07/07/10 20:07, Bart van den Eijnden wrote:
>> Hi Daniel,
>> I think there are a few reasons:
>> 1) Java fits in better with existing IT infrastructures
>> 2) Geoserver's strong and ongoing support for WFS, especially the application schemas, which are needed for INSPIRE
>> 3) The admin tool
>> I think you can probably also read some of the reasons of why the Dutch government chose Geoserver, around page 46 in the following document (it also contains a section on Mapserver):
>> Best regards,
>> On Jul 7, 2010, at 7:58 PM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
>>> Hi Bart,
>>> I saw that you tweeted the following this morning:
>>> "bartvdeijnden: #Geoserver is superseding #Mapserver at least here in
>>> Europe and I am starting to switch mentally as well (as an early adopter
>>> of Mapserver)"
>>> Would you care to please elaborate on the reasons you see for this, and
>>> perhaps guide us on what we can do to help this situation?
>>> I can't imagine that the slower pace of new developments and releases of
>>> the last year or two is the only reason for that (or is it?). Your
>>> feedback and thoughts would be much welcome.
>>> Daniel Morissette
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