[OSGeo-Discuss] "Free"

Dave Patton davep at confluence.org
Fri Mar 2 11:48:41 PST 2007

Bart van den Eijnden (OSGIS) wrote:
> But the workshop includes XE as well as Mapviewer.
> So the latter will always cost money for production purposes if I 
> understand all this stuff correctly.
> That will be a good enough reason to reject the workshop IMHO, otherwise 
> you trick attendees into thinking that they can build free production 
> applications using this stack of software.

I'll just point out that so far, half of the workshop
submissions require the Windows XP platform, which is
neither free nor open source. Whether people who use
MS Windows are being "tricked" is a topic for a whole
different discussion ;-)

Dave Patton

Canadian Coordinator, Degree Confluence Project

Personal website - Maps, GPS, etc.

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