[postgis-users] PostGIS Usage Survey
luis.mota at iscte.pt
Mon Feb 3 16:15:25 PST 2003
So here is a brief summary.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Ramsey" <pramsey at refractions.net>
> - Name of the organization
ISCTE: public portuguese university
> - Data being managed in the database
Lisbon streets and zip codes as a source for geo-coding of addresses.
Locations of entities related to the entertainment domain, as addresses,
geodetic and cartographic locations.
> - How the data is being accessed / manipulated
JDBC, plpgsql functions and triggers.
> - Why you chose to use PostGIS for the application
First, because I use a tool that generates SQL, which made the development
easier. Second, because it is free software and most GIS software is very
expensive, even for universities
Bye, Luís Mota
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