[OSGeo-Standards] SVG Map Toolkit 0.7.0 released
sa-takagi at kddi.com
Wed Oct 8 21:04:30 EDT 2008
I knew that mpeg of the ISO needed a royalty.
And, the following sentences are generally mentioned in specifications
of the ISO. Because I do not know a lot about such a thing, please teach
how I should interpret this meaning.
>Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of
this document may be the subject of patent. rights. ISO shall not be
Carl Reed さんは書きました:
> Satoru -
> Just to be clear on the topic of ISO standards. The ISO TC-211 standards
> (geomatics) are royalty free. Any fees are for the purchase of the
> physical document - not royalty payments. Any jointly developed OGC-ISO
> documents, such as Spatial Referencing by Coordinates are free to
> download and use from the OGC website.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Satoru Takagi" <sa-takagi at kddi.com>
> To: <standards at lists.osgeo.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 7:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Standards] SVG Map Toolkit 0.7.0 released
>> Hi Daniel,
>> SVG Map Toolkit is not an open source. Its openness is the
>> specifications which it is based on. SVG Map Toolkit is based on SVG
>> 1.1 Tiny.
>> Openness of specifications of the W3C including SVG is improved by its
>> royalty-free policy. On the other hand, for example, it is not
>> guaranteed with the specifications of ISO.
>> Especially, SVG Map Toolkit supports Geographic Coordinate System
>> specifications of SVG1.1. And probably it is the only implementation
>> to realize layering based on it and hyperlink.
>> Because there are not so much the demand in Japan though it is
>> technically possible, implementation on non-Windows platforms
>> excluding BREW is not still examined.
>> Satoru Takagi
>> Daniel Morissette さんは書きました:
>>> Could you please clarify the license terms of SVG Map Toolkit? Is it
>>> an open source license or not?
>>> The notes at http://blog.svg-map.com/2007/09/svg_map_toolkit.html
>>> seem to suggest that it has a "trial time limit" ... and I can't read
>>> the license in Japanese.
>>> Also, are there plans to port the toolkit to non-Windows platforms?
>>> Satoru Takagi wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> I continue working on Web GIS application of SVG.
>>>> The project is called SVG Map and uses SVG as mechanism for
>>>> inter-operation (mash-up) of the GISs by the hyperlink that is not
>>>> existing WebGIS mechanism to use SVG (or web browser) for as only
>>>> mere indication mechanism. In other words it has the client centric
>>>> inter-operation architecture not a server centric architecture that
>>>> demanded a great deal of operative costs.
>>>> In addition, the project takes the support from the Japanese
>>>> Government as de-jure standardization.
>>>> SVG Map has the specifications that some expansion was given to SVG
>>>> which we call SVG Map Profile.
>>>> SVG Map Profile :
>>>> We have released SVG Map Toolkit as implementation of SVG Map
>>>> Profile. SVG Map Toolkit is a viewer of ActiveX type for IE.
>>>> And latest SVG Map Toolkit 0.7.0 were released this time.
>>>> Download SVG Map Toolkit 0.7.0:
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高木 悟（Satoru Takagi)
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