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

Stephan Mei├čl stephan at meissl.name
Fri May 17 04:08:59 PDT 2013

On 05/15/2013 01:17 PM, Jachym Cepicky wrote:
> 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
> 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

Hi Jachym,

great idea, thanks for your initiative.


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