[OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for Minpa Lee as an OSGeo Charter Member

Venkatesh Raghavan raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Fri Jul 12 01:19:16 PDT 2013


I second the nomination of Minpa Lee and look forward
to meeting him in person at FOSS4G-Korea this year.


On 2013/07/12 15:28, Sanghee Shin wrote:
> Hi all,
> It's my great pleasure to nominate Minpa Lee[1] as an OSGeo Charter Member.
> Name : Minpa Lee
> Contact : mapplus at gmail.com
> As an active Korean chapter member, he has contributed many things to our local chapter including organizing annual FOSS4G Korea event, training and education of open source GIS and others.
> First, he is a regular organizer and speaker of FOSS4G Korea[2][3] event and several open source GIS trainings. [4]
> Second, he is also an excellent and famous open source GIS programmer especially in Java, WPS and QGIS. He has developed and maintained QGIS plugin called 'TMS for Korea'[5] that ignited huge interest in QGIS here in Korea. As a skilled Java programmer, he developed and released uDig plugin called 'GXT Toolbox for uDig' that extended the uDig's analysis functions drastically.[6] He is currently leading the  DBMS driver development project bridging GeoTools/GeoServer/uDig and some proprietary Korean DBMS.[7]
> Lastly he put much efforts to open source GIS trainings and translations too. He was involved in developing on-line open source GIS curriculum.[8] He translated many GeoTools/GeoServer related documents into Korean and shared them with other Korean people through his personal blog[9] and was a co-translator of QGIS Korean Manual.[10]
> So, I definitely believe that his enthusiastic activity will be great asset to OSGeo international community and will bring much fresh energy to us.
> Sanghee
> [1] mapplus at gmail.com , http://www.onspatial.com/
> [2] http://www.osgeo.kr/82
> [3] http://www.osgeo.kr/3
> [4] http://www.osgeo.kr/category/%ED%99%9C%EB%8F%99,%20%ED%96%89%EC%82%AC%20%EB%B0%8F%20%EC%86%8C%EC%8B%9D/%EC%98%A4%ED%94%88%EC%86%8C%EC%8A%A4GIS%EA%B5%90%EC%9C%A1
> [5] http://plugins.qgis.org/plugins/tmsforkorea/
> [6] http://www.onspatial.com/2013/01/gxt-toolbox-for-udig.html
> [7] http://sourceforge.net/projects/gt-jdbc-korean/
> [8] http://ngis.go.kr:9080/egis/inde.jsp
> [9] http://www.onspatial.com/2009/12/geoserver-200-설치-및-활용-가이드.html
> [10] http://www.osgeo.kr/87
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