[OSGeo-Announce] FDO Open Source 3.3.0 Release

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Fri Mar 7 13:34:42 EST 2008

We are pleased to announce that the FDO Open Source project has officially 
released FDO Open Source 3.3.0.

Highlights among the new features of FDO 3.3.0 include:
- SQL Server Spatial 2008 support
    -- This FDO Provider is currently available in "beta" form, and intended to 
work with the Microsoft Community Technical Preview (CTP) 
    -- The provider will function with AutoCAD Map 3D 2009 beta 2, Autodesk 
MapGuide Enterprise/Studio 2009 beta and OSGeo MapGuide Open Source v2.0.0
- Addition of an FDO provider for PostGIS
    -- This FDO Provider is currently being made generally available, but 
should also be considered as a "beta" release
    -- The provider will work with OSGeo MapGuide Open Source v2.0.0
- Added FDO Expression Engine support
      -- Common code that evaluates FDO expressions complete with 
implementations of all the functions added in 
RFC8<http://trac.osgeo.org/fdo/wiki/FDORfc8> and 
RFC11<http://trac.osgeo.org/fdo/wiki/FDORfc11>. Can be used for new provider 
- Enhanced WMS image format support for png, tiff, jpeg, and gif image types
- Improved FDO Schema Manager support for database views

For a complete list of the new features, see the 3.3.0 
milestone<http://trac.osgeo.org/fdo/milestone/3.3.0> page:

Documentation: http://fdo.osgeo.org/documentation.html
Downloads: http://fdo.osgeo.org/downloads

The FDO Open Source Team

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