[OSGeo-Discuss] time for inspire committee at osgeo?

Margherita Di Leo dileomargherita at gmail.com
Wed May 15 12:27:05 PDT 2013

Same here!


On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 3:39 PM, Massimiliano Cannata <
massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch> wrote:

> Hi jachym,
> I Fully support this idea and I'm interested in participating... In fact,
> I believe that Inspire compliance will be one of the major market
> requirement in the next future... At least in Europe (that is a large slice
> of foss4g users)...
> Maxi
>  Il giorno 15/mag/2013 13:17, "Jachym Cepicky" <jachym.cepicky at gmail.com>
> ha scritto:
>> Hi,
>> I'm working on some presentation about OSGeo relationship to INSPIRE
>> directive (some preliminary czech version of presentation, which should
>> be presented at this years INSPIRE conference [1])
>> And it came to my mind, that OSGeo does not have any body, related to
>> INSPIRE [2]
>> While I agree, INSPIRE is mainly EU-only topic, I think, implementing
>> INSPIRE has big market potential and software, which does not indicate
>> support for INSPIRE is banned from to be used in public organizations in
>> EU. I believe, also "rest of the world" can profit from changes,
>> necessary to be implemented in EU.
>> Therefore I would consider INSPIRE committee in OSGeo as important body,
>> which would coordinate efforts of OSGeo projects towards INSPIRE, so
>> that we could declare: OSGeo projects are INSPIRE ready or we are
>> working on it.
>> Any opinions to this? I'm personally usually against forming "yet
>> another committee", but in this case, I do not see the topic to be
>> covered and it really is important issue here.
>> Jachym
>> [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/INSPIRE_conference_2013-paper
>> [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/INSPIRE
>> --
>> Jachym Cepicky
>> Help Service - Remote Sensing s.r.o.
>> jachym.cepicky at gmail.com
>> HS-RS: jachym at hsrs.cz http://bnhelp.cz
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Margherita DI LEO
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