[OSGeo-Discuss] Comparison

Mauricio Miranda mmiranda at xoomcode.com
Thu Feb 18 13:39:43 PST 2010


Why don't just let him get access to the MapServer vs Geoserver
comparative you and Jeff presented at the last FOSS4G conference?

I mean... if he wants to know what is the best option.. that should be a
very very useful material. He doesn't need a discussion, he needs help.

On Thu, 2010-02-18 at 21:46 +0100, Andrea Aime wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers
> Andrea

Mauricio Miranda
Software Engineering Manager

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