[OSGeo-Discuss] [OSGeo-Standards] Live DVD and OGC standards - GeoPackage

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Jul 8 15:04:59 PDT 2013

On 9/07/2013 6:59 AM, Stefan Keller wrote:
> Referring to the initial question, GeoPackage with SQLite/Spatialite
> "format" would have a chance to become "the Shapefile of the future".
> The OGC just recently had the chance to adopt this existing encoding -
> but unfortunately voted against in favor of an own spec.
Stefan, I missed the discussion related to this decision. (I actually 
didn't realise that the decision had been made).
Could you please recap why "GeoPackage was not considered as the 
shapefile of the future".
Was it discounted outright? Or identified as too immature to adopt yet?

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