[OSGeo-Discuss] Hall of Fame

Luí­s Moreira de Sousa luis.de.sousa at protonmail.ch
Wed Nov 14 10:58:05 PST 2018

Ditto. GRASS is over 30 years old, MapServer, GDAL and PROJ are over 20 years old. An OSGeo Pantheon would be the right homage to all those that made FOSS4G what it is today, but are no longer among us.

Luís Moreira de Sousa
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On Wednesday, November 14, 2018 3:53 PM, Angelos Tzotsos <gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is an excellent idea.
> Our history is part of who we are.
> Best,
> Angelos
> On 11/14/18 9:20 AM, María Arias de Reyna wrote:
>> Dear community,
>> Due to the recent passing of another of our members, I really think we
>> should start some kind of Hall of Fame with people who contribute to OSGeo.
>> As someone who hasn't been here from the beginning, I would like to have
>> some kind of (virtual) museum-like place where I can learn about our
>> history. Sometimes I hear names of people all the "old" members remember
>> but as they are no longer with us (sometimes just because they retired,
>> sometimes because they passed away) and I only get pieces of who they were
>> and what they did. I am very fond of conserving history, I think it is very
>> important to learn where we come from to understand where we are now.
>> What do you think? Would there be volunteers to fill data if we setup
>> something like this on the website? We need senior members here filling the
>> gaps.
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> Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
> Charter Member
> Open Source Geospatial Foundation
> http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos
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