[Proj] RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Brief history of GIS OSS (bit offtopic?)

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Fri Aug 22 07:27:15 PDT 2008

Mateusz Loskot wrote:
> Rafal Wawer wrote:
>> Thank you Markus,
>> I will teach FOSS4G upcoming days. The article appeared right on time  
>> for me to include it in the references (-;
>> Hopefully it will develop to cover most of the existing FOSS4G 
>> projects. A roadmap of FOSS4G projects?
> Rafal,
> Recently, I've been writing a small article about FOSS in GIS with focus 
> on Python applications and researched the history a bit. Here is a list 
> of dates I've identified:
> late 70's - begin of Map Overlay and Statistical System (MOSS)

I've found [1] exact year when MOSS was published/released - 1978
It's also confirmed on Polish GeoForum website [2]


Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org

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