Public Geospatial Data Committee setup, + IRC meeting this Wednesday 1500GMT

Jo Walsh jo at
Mon Mar 20 15:44:41 PST 2006

dear osgeo discussion,

I'm really pleased to announce that the Public Geospatial Data Project
has been formalised as an OSGeo activity and committee, is getting
onto the platform and starting to effect action.

Markus created an outline here; please add your name to the list at
the top if you want to be a part of this group's efforts.

There is also geodata at discussion list here:
DanielB set up with remarkable speed. Thanks!

On Wednesday at 1500GMT, 1600CST, 1000EST, an initial IRC discussion
meeting is planned on the #osgeo channel on

 To learn about IRC, please have a look here (just substitute #grass by
 See also:

As Markus noted, "we're really working out the process for starting
a non-software based project as we go"; it should be a good adventure.

Hope to see many of you there,


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