[gdal-dev] Motion: Commit access for Harsh Govind

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Thu Sep 3 13:26:51 EDT 2009

+1. Welcome :)


Harsh Govind wrote:
> Good Afternoon All,
> I have read and understood the RFC 3 GDAL committer guidelines (http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/rfc3_commiters) and I accept the agreement. 
> Regards,
> Harsh Govind
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gdal-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:gdal-dev-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Frank Warmerdam
> Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 3:56 PM
> To: gdal-dev
> Subject: [gdal-dev] Motion: Commit access for Harsh Govind
> Motion: Extent commit access to Harsh Govind.
> ---
> PSC members,
> Harsh reports:
> """
> I am a GIS Developer  at SPADAC Inc. and responsibilities include compiling and 
> upgrading GDAL for our products. In the past 4+ years at SPADAC I have setup 
> automated build process for compiling and building GDAL along with its SDE 
> (multiple versions of ArcSDE) and OCI drivers as plug-ins and C# wrapper for 
> .NET version of our product: Signature Analyst(r) (SA) [Details: 
> http://www.spadac.com/SignatureAnalyst/]. The build process keeps debug and 
> release versions separate so programmers may step into the code if required 
> during development. My upcoming tasks include creating separate builds for 
> 32bit and 64bit machines.
> I have implemented multiple export formats (vector) for results of SA utilizing 
> GDAL/ OGR. I have been involved in development of tools for reading/writing 
> vector data using GDAL/OGR and also using C# wrapper giving me experience in 
> both C++ and C# (SDE, SHP and PGDB formats in particular). E.g. Export SA 
> assessment as Shapefile, Read SDE data source as factor for SA, Read PGDB data 
> source as factor in SA, etc... I recently fixed a bug in ogrsdedatasource.cpp 
> which would cause a failure to return a particular layer if SDE version is 
> Also, I am involved in multiple tasks relating GDAL/OGR with other Team members 
> that include KML Super Overlay driver and supporting date query in SHP files.
> """
> Harsh and SPADAC have been contributing fixes through me and Trac and now have
> several substantial improvements including a new KML Super Overlay driver they
> would like to contribute.  I have suggested that Harsh become a committer so
> that SPADAC can more directly contribute improvements.
> I'll let Harsh confirm to the mailing list that he is prepared to adhere to
> the RFC 3 GDAL Committer Guidelines.
> Best regards,

Daniel Morissette

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