[OSGeo-Discuss] Call for help with Where 2.0 and OGC

Bob Basques bob.b at gritechnologies.com
Thu Feb 1 18:19:26 PST 2007


What kinds of things are you looking for specifically?

I'm part of an Open-Source Javascript Framework set that we've recently 
let out.  Still putting together some finishing touches to the companion 
WebSite.  But the toolset might help with what you describe.  Need a 
little more info though about what you want to do first.


Michael P. Gerlek wrote:
> OSGeo plans to have a booth at Where 2.0, as we did last year, to spread
> the word about Open Source solutions in the more cutting-edge geo
> spaces.
> This year, as part of their effort to reach out to the "mass market" geo
> community, OGC also plans to have a significant presence at Where 2.0.
> Towards this goal, they are thinking about having a demo there showing
> some of the power of open standards.  For example, a demo of a scenario
> in which their might be a catalog of services, and show how those
> services can be chained together -- think a "mashup of mashups", if you
> will, using perhaps a mix of public and private data sources.
> OGC would like OSGeo to participate in putting this demo together.
> While there may be some closed-source players in the mix, there is
> plenty of room in there for the sorts open source solutions that our
> projects provide.
> On the OGC side, this is being coordinated by Raj Singh, someone who has
> an understanding and respect for the OSGeo community and what we're
> about.  Raj and I both feel this event would be a good step towards
> helping OGC and OSGeo can work together in the future -- something a
> number of us have talked about over the past months.
> If you're interested in participating in this event, please let me know.
> We plan have a phone conference on Feb 13th to begin to organize things,
> and in the meantime discussions will be starting on OGC's mass-market
> mailing list (open to the public,
> https://mail.opengeospatial.org/mailman/listinfo/mass-market-geo).
> Thanks.
> -mpg
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