[postgis-users] shp2pgsql gui

TECHER Jean David davidtecher at yahoo.fr
Mon Dec 20 02:38:34 PST 2004

Hi Marc

Licenses problem has already been considered between Paul and Magnus
Hagander (I think...)

The idea I suggested to Magnus is for the moment to suggest only postgis
version 0.9.1/geos 2.1.0: proj 4.4.9..
and let people test it ...I gave him the code to compil this tools

I agree with to wait for the next version of postgis 1.RC1. ..

I don't think about losing our freedom...
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Cave-Ayland" <m.cave-ayland at webbased.co.uk>
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Sent: Monday, December 20, 2004 11:20 AM
Subject: RE: [postgis-users] shp2pgsql gui

Hi David,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: postgis-users-bounces at postgis.refractions.net
> [mailto:postgis-users-bounces at postgis.refractions.net] On
> Behalf Of TECHER Jean David
> Sent: 20 December 2004 09:44
> To: Michael Mallete; PostGIS Users Discussion
> Subject: Re: [postgis-users] shp2pgsql gui


> I tell you that since PostGIS will be available in the next
> release of pginstaller... and with pginstaller you had to use
> a password

Is this definite? I think it may be wise to open some more discussion about
this as there are several issues to consider; for example if we had wanted
to be included with pginstaller/postgresql releases then I would assume that
we would have become part of the official contrib/ tree a long time before
now. At the moment we have the freedom to release as we need to, however
with pginstaller then in effect we are giving up this ability (not to
mention that I don't think they would wait for our release of 1.0 before
producing the final installer for 8.0). One more thing is that I'm not sure
exactly how we stand with licensing, since as someone mentioned on the list
before, PostgreSQL and PostGIS are made available under different


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