[OpenLayers-Dev] [OSGeo-Standards] OSGeo access to OWS Context
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sun Oct 21 06:48:07 EDT 2007
Forwarding Carl's email, as I'm aware he is not subscribed to all lists
he replied to.
Carl Reed OGC Account wrote:
> I will be out of the office for two weeks. However, as the proposal is
> a good one, I would suggest working with Raj, Greg, and Mark Reichardt
> to make this happen.
> Also, FYI, as soon as we get out from under all the changes to
> documents and the web site for the new OGC IPR policy, we will be
> standing up a public OGC Change Request Proposal system whereby anyone
> can submit change requests and track their progress.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Cameron Shorter"
> <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
> To: <standards at lists.osgeo.org>; "Kralidis,Tom [Burlington]"
> <Tom.Kralidis at ec.gc.ca>
> Cc: <mapbuilder-devel at lists.sourceforge.net>; "openlayers"
> <dev at openlayers.org>; <context.rwg at opengeospatial.org>
> Sent: Saturday, October 20, 2007 2:03 PM
> Subject: [OSGeo-Standards] OSGeo access to OWS Context specs
>> OSGeo Standards,
>> Mapbuilder stores state information inside an OWS Context document,
>> and consequently we may be the largests tester of OWS Context.
>> Every few months we have debates over various parts of the OWS
>> Context spec as developers implement new things. The latest is a
>> discussion shared with Openlayers over how Layer groups should be
>> The current OWS Context spec/schema is globally available at:
>> * http://www.ogcnetwork.net/schemas/owc/0.2.0/
>> A wiki list of identified issues is at:
>> Unfortunately, this is only available to OGC members. My next email
>> will be to lobby to make it visible.
>> As part of OGC's mass market strategy, can we please open up access
>> to the OWS Context issue list. This should ensure that specs would
>> benefit from greater testing and increase adoption.
>> An alternative I've considered is setting up an issue tracker as part
>> of Mapbuilder to address OWS Context. (I'd prefer an issue tracker
>> over a wiki as it is easier to manage issues through to completion).
>> Cameron Shorter
>> Systems Architect, http://lisasoft.com.au
>> Tel: +61 (0)2 8570 5050
>> Mob: +61 (0)419 142 254
>> Standards mailing list
>> Standards at lists.osgeo.org
Systems Architect, http://lisasoft.com.au
Tel: +61 (0)2 8570 5050
Mob: +61 (0)419 142 254
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