cholmes at openplans.org
Tue Apr 4 01:07:26 EDT 2006
Paul Scott wrote:
> Great news! This is a worthy initiative, and I would be happy to
> One thing though, would a website with forums, wiki, etc not be more
> valuable than just a list?
OSGeo can also provide many of these resources, which could be valuable
from a 'branding' point of view, that it'd be a part of the global OSGeo
project. We'd just require a bit of a more formal process to make sure
that it's a vital community that would make use of the resources, since
we do not want a bunch of dead projects.
I am prepared to deploy our PHP framework in
> this regard as my contribution to fostering FOSS based GIS in Africa. I
> am building a number of spatial hooks into the software, including
> support for UMN Mapserver and PostGIS as part of the project. Also,
> AVOIR has gained a number of FOSS GIS projects in the past few months,
> many of which I am a project founder or active developer, including
> UbuntuGIS, geocoder, postgis PHP classes (Framework) and many more.
> Let me know what you all think. The site can literally be up and running
> in 10 minutes from the word "go"!
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