[OSGeo-Discuss] Comparison

Andrea Aime aaime at opengeo.org
Thu Feb 18 12:46:50 PST 2010

Mateusz Loskot ha scritto:
> Stefan Steiniger wrote:
>> 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.
> Stefan,
> Please try to understand what Rafal says.
> It was intentional and it was part of the idea of the evaluation
> made in frame of the CASCADOSS project.
> There is no point in making outraged debate if this idea was right or not,
> as it would be a never-ending story.
> It would be better to consider it as a software benchmark.
> It is not possible to create a benchmark that is completely and
> fully objective and makes happiness and peace in every corner of all geeky
> mindship.
> Every study makes particular assumptions, so CASCADOSS study does.
> The point is to review current status and make it better.

Checking open source software against its documentation is like 
evaluating commercial software against the help you can get on
community driven forums (if there are any).

Anyways, I agree this discussion would not take us anywhere
and I won't comment any further.


Andrea Aime
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