[VisCom] Re: OSGF at Where 2.0
gnat at oreilly.com
Thu May 4 20:45:20 EDT 2006
On 5/05/2006, at 7:32 AM, Chris Holmes wrote:
> Hey, have you extended the invitation to WorldWind yet? It looks
> like I spoke too soon on behalf of OSGeo, emails didn't properly go
> out, and we're figuring it out now. If you already gave worldwind
> the go ahead perhaps we could make that slot a lightning talk one
> and include with WW a couple other OSGeo projects that don't
> currently have a slot, like MapServer, MapBuilder, OSSIM, or
> MapBender... This wouldn't be OSGeo focused, but would give us a
> chance to highlight some of the cool work being done within the
> org, the projects that us inside the wider Open Source GIS
> community feel are doing great things. I think this will be more
> compelling than nitty gritty details, it will be focused on useable
> open source projects that people can get value out of right now.
> More soon, I apologize for jumping the gun on this, we're still
> sorting out what it means to be a 'foundation', and who can say
> what with which decision process.
No worries. I've not talked to Worldwind yet.
All sessions at OSCON, except for three keynotes, are 15m long.
AutoDesk will have a 15m session. I've currently got OSGeo down for
a 15m session, that's the one I've been eyeing for WorldWind.
I have a session for three open source lightning talks scheduled for
right after the AutoDesk talk. I haven't heard back from any of them
(Geoserver, GDAL, UDIG -- I think all three of you are on this dev
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