[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Charter Nomination - Martin Daly
mateusz at loskot.net
Thu Nov 10 03:14:12 PST 2011
I would like to nominate Martin Daly (IRC:mpdaly) as OSGeo Charter Member.
Martin is the technical director (CTO) of Cadcorp (http://cadcorp.com)
Martin has long-standing experience in development of geospatial software and
development, and adoption of open standards  for geospatial under his belt.
Martin has used and supported numerous open source software projects.
Martin led Cadcorp to offer first implementation of PostGIS by a GIS vendor,
to become a GDAL/OGR Silver Sponsor ,
to contribute funds and time of Cadcorp development team to make the wheels of
PostGIS Raster project (aka WKT Raster) spinning 
PostgreSQL  is also on not-a-short list of supported projects, as is GEOS.
Martin was one of the original members of the OGC Architecture Board.
He was also the main author of the OpenGIS Coordinate Transformation Services
Specification as well as participated in developing several other
Martin is one of authors of the GeoJSON Format Specification  and
in future development of GeoJSON.
Martin is a member of the Advisory Board of the Open Source Geospatial
at the University of Nottingham Centre for Geospatial Science .
Martin also participates and leads Cadcorp involvement in the annual
FOSS4G WMS Benchmark .
I believe Martin Daly's experience and contributions make him
a valuable candidate for the OSGeo Charter Member.
(Nomination by Mateusz Loskot, IRC:mloskot)
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org
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