[OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for Nikos Ves

Anne Ghisla a.ghisla at gmail.com
Sun Jul 14 05:22:47 PDT 2013

On Wed, 10 Jul 2013 17:53:50 +0200
Margherita Di Leo <dileomargherita at gmail.com> wrote:

> Name: Nikos Ves
> Email: vesnikos AT gmail DOT com
> Wiki: http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Vesnikos

I fully second Nikos nomination! His passion for open source geospatial
and helpfulness to new users is most appreciated. 

> I'd like to nominate Nikos Ves for OSGeo charter membership.
> Nikos is an agricultural engineer from Aristoteleio University of
> Thessaloniki (Auth), Greece. He got involved with GFOSS during his Msc
> courses, and since then he's promoting it in academic environment and
> research while helping others in whatever problems they have
> (orientation, suggestions of right tools, bug hunting).
> I met Nikos during the GRASS GIS Community Sprint in Genova, Italy
> where he managed to translate about 20% of GRASS to Greek. [0].
> He's very active in gis.stackexcange forums helping other members with
> their GFOSS problems, mainly with gdal, postgis and python [1].
> [0] http://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GRASS_Community_Sprint_Genova_2013
> [1] http://gis.stackexchange.com/users/6711/nickves

All the best,

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