[postgis-users] PostGIS Free Data Repository Idea

Darren Houston dhouston at beyondcompliance.ca
Tue Mar 23 19:01:23 PST 2004

Hello everyone.

Stephen, I like your idea. I would be interested in having a PostGIS enabled
free common data repository. Even better, a free Open Source enabled World
Wide GIS common data repository. What better way to show the maturity of
present day open source GIS? I would dedicate one of my testing URLs

> > Stephen Frost wrote:
> >
> > I tend to agree with you here, on pretty much all accounts.  As for
> > having an 'inside' contact- I'm the admin for a friend who runs a local
> > ISP that does hosting.  I'm not sure if he'd be interested, and there's
> > not all *that* much bandwidth available at the moment, so I'm not sure
> > it'd work there.  My guess is that he'd want it on a seperate server
> > anyway, so it'd have to justify that cost, esp. if the server is only
> > going to be used for one person.
> >
> > Does anyone else have interest in this type of hosting arrangement?
> > What would people think of having 'common' datasets loaded in a public
> > area (such as the TIGER dataset)?

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