[OSGeo-Discuss] Comparison

Stefan Steiniger sstein at geo.uzh.ch
Thu Feb 18 10:23:30 PST 2010

same for me - I stumbled over this page after a hint from Markus - and 
nobody ever asked us to have a look over it or send an email.

Arnulf Christl (aka Seven) wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 15:28 +0100, Andrea Aime wrote:
>> Rafal Wawer ha scritto:
>>> Hi Jovi,
>>> For a start you can take a look at the evaluation results of CASCADOSS 
>>> project - you will find there also other types of FOSS4G software too.
>>> http://www.cascadoss.eu/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=16&Itemid=16 
>>> <http://www.cascadoss.eu/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=16&Itemid=16>
>>> The evaluation is a bit out of date - valid for early 2008, but the 
>>> evaluation method itself may provide the clues how to look at  and 
>>> compare FOSS4G software projects.
>> I am wondering if the GeoServer report was submitted to the GeoServer
>> community for double checking? I've noticed a few errors in the report
>> (even for beginning 2008).
>> For example we had in-build testing since spring 2007, the project
>> was already more than 5 years old in 2008 and so on.
>> Cheers
>> Andrea
> Andrea, 
> I also noticed some inconsistencies and omissions in that document. This
> is the general problem with canned information that has not been passed
> by the relevant communities. It would be much easier to have this type
> of documents available in an editable format like a Wiki. I wonder why
> OSGeo has not got around to producing something similar? It is obviously
> a hard task but if we (OSGeo folks) do not manage to get it done well,
> who will? 
> Best regards, 
> Arnulf. 

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