[Geodata] Starting work on a metadata.osgeo.org service

James Fee jfee at weogeo.com
Fri Jun 11 13:18:42 EDT 2010


What a great suggestion.  Count me in as someone who wants to help.

James Fee
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On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 5:32 AM, Arnulf Christl <
arnulf.christl at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Folks,
> anybody interested in joining efforts for an OSGeo service on geodata?
> We have planned to have some such since OSGeo's inception (and me way
> before that) but never formed a more concrete action around it. It would be
> nice to move the Wiki page with service URLs and the Geodata Discovery Group
> (see Wiki) into a more usable portal type of place. There is considerable
> know-how and software around, GeoNetwork and Mapbender have shown interest
> in helping maintain this sub domain.
> With OSGeo's move to the new service infrastructure it seems like we can
> get decent hardware to support a permanantly available service and it would
> be really great to have it in place before the INSPIRE Open Source Mash-Up
> [1] in Krakov. This event might help generate a healthy stream of input from
> the Open Source world to INSPIRE and back and make this list [2] a bit
> longer and way more accessible. There is a ticket in SAC [3] right now that
> describes one perspective on the service.
> Best regards,
> Arnulf
> [1]
> http://inspire-forum.jrc.ec.europa.eu/pg/groups/13847/first-inspire-mashup-event-creating-new-apps-for-biodiversity/
> [2] http://inspire-forum.jrc.ec.europa.eu/pg/bookmarks/group:13847/items
> [3] http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/568
> --
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