[OSGeo-Discuss] Call for help with Where 2.0 and OGC
bob.b at gritechnologies.com
Thu Feb 1 18:19:26 PST 2007
What kinds of things are you looking for specifically?
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
> 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,
> Discuss mailing list
> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
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