[postgis-devel] Point Cloud in PostGIS and Open Source Development
pramsey at cleverelephant.ca
Fri Mar 1 17:43:03 PST 2013
Yep, lots of talk at the code sprint. The sponsor will be there, and also Howard so much lidar talk will happen.
On Friday, 1 March, 2013 at 2:40 AM, Pierre Racine wrote:
> Thanks Paul.
> Just impatient to see what we will be able to do with that (like producing more nifty rasters in the database ;) Will discussion be open at the code sprint?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: postgis-devel-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:postgis-devel-
> > bounces at lists.osgeo.org (mailto:bounces at lists.osgeo.org)] On Behalf Of Paul Ramsey
> > Sent: Friday, March 01, 2013 12:53 AM
> > To: PostGIS Development Discussion
> > Subject: Re: [postgis-devel] Point Cloud in PostGIS and Open Source
> > Development
> > Nope, nothing available right now except "use the source Luke" (actually don't
> > use it, just read it). I'll detail it more in a week or so (and not on the mailing list,
> > but in the README.md (http://README.md)) but right now I'm under a ton of pressure to just get the
> > foundations laid down. Not being a great developer, I'm constantly backtracking
> > my design so I'm Really Stressed Out right now, not really in top communication
> > form.
> > It's not a PostGIS development, it's independent, it will have optional
> > dependencies on PostGIS so it can be used in an integrated way if do desired,
> > much as raster was originally a separate project.
> > Since I don't want help at the moment, I'm placing a minimum of effort into
> > community things like marketing and publicity and talking to folks. If I wanted to
> > recruit developers I'd be going about it a different way probably.
> > I hope you'll all come to my talk at FOSS4G NA, for the grand unveiling.
> > P.
> > --
> > Paul Ramsey
> > http://cleverelephant.ca
> > http://postgis.net
> > On Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 7:34 AM, Pierre Racine wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Is it possible to get more information about the current development of point
> > cloud support in PostGIS? This project seems to be going on
> > (https://github.com/pramsey/pointcloud) but I haven't seen anything about the
> > data structure planned (is that it?
> > https://github.com/pramsey/pointcloud/blob/master/README.md), about
> > function specifications, about the road map, about the people and organizations
> > involved, about the justification for the current design. The only thing that
> > seems open in this project is the source code. No open discussion, no open
> > document, no open specifications, no open road map. Is this an open project?
> > >
> > > Seems to me that every steps of open source software development should be
> > open. Not just the source code...
> > >
> > > Is this project in any way related to this other initiative:
> > http://wiki.hsr.ch/Datenbanken/files/pgsql_point_cloud.pdf
> > >
> > > How is it related to PDAL?
> > >
> > > I can pay 5000$ to anybody (other than PR) having info on this project. (Just
> > joking...)
> > >
> > > Pierre
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