[OSGeo-Discuss] Advice request - Python in FOSS4G presentation

Mateusz Łoskot mateusz at loskot.net
Sun Jun 22 02:44:24 PDT 2008

Alex Mandel pisze:
> Mateusz Łoskot wrote:
>> Folks,
>> Today, PyCon 2008 PL event was announced for the first time.
>> It will be a small version of PyCON for users in Poland
>> http://liwo.polsl.pl/pycon-pl
>> (website in Polish only)
>> So, call for papers has been opened.
>> I've got an idea about giving an overview use of Python in
>> FOSS4G (desktop, web mapping, plugins/extensions of geospatial packages,
>> etc.), to increase awarness of FOSS4G in non-geospatial community of
>> Python users in Poland.
>> I'd like to ask you for comments about this kind of idea.
>> Perhaps there is someone who has given similar presentation and could
>> share her experience.
>> Also, I'd appreciate suggestions of interesting FOSS4G/Python software
>> projects worth to present.
>> Ciao
> Mateusz,
> sgillies suggested you start at 
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi?:action=browse&c=391


Great suggestion, thanks!

> There are several communities with their hands in the pot who might not 
> be on the OSGeo list and you might want to poke further.
> http://code.djangoproject.com/wiki/GeoDjango
> http://gispython.org/

Yes, I'm considering these projects too.
If I will decide to submit such presentation, should happen this week,
I prepare it also in english and put to OSGeo SVN.

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

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