[mapserver-dev] GeoServer superseeding MapServer in Europe?
j.l.h.hartmann at uva.nl
Wed Jul 7 15:08:04 EDT 2010
I'm not sure a *Dutch* government report says something about *European*
developments. Of course, after the football world cup final next Sunday,
things could be different ...
On 07/07/10 20:07, Bart van den Eijnden wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> I think there are a few reasons:
> 1) Java fits in better with existing IT infrastructures
> 2) Geoserver's strong and ongoing support for WFS, especially the
> application schemas, which are needed for INSPIRE
> 3) The admin tool
> I think you can probably also read some of the reasons of why the
> Dutch government chose Geoserver, around page 46 in the following
> document (it also contains a section on Mapserver):
> Best regards,
> On Jul 7, 2010, at 7:58 PM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
>> Hi Bart,
>> I saw that you tweeted the following this morning:
>> "bartvdeijnden: #Geoserver is superseding #Mapserver at least here in
>> Europe and I am starting to switch mentally as well (as an early adopter
>> of Mapserver)"
>> Would you care to please elaborate on the reasons you see for this, and
>> perhaps guide us on what we can do to help this situation?
>> I can't imagine that the slower pace of new developments and releases of
>> the last year or two is the only reason for that (or is it?). Your
>> feedback and thoughts would be much welcome.
>> Daniel Morissette
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