[postgis-users] Springer Encyclopedia of GIS, Postgis entry

strk at refractions.net strk at refractions.net
Wed Nov 8 01:26:54 PST 2006

If anyone has time, I think it would be worth expanding the article
on Wikipedia instead:


I think any commercial edition can legally print that material anyway.


On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 10:25:41AM +0100, Andreas Neumann wrote:
> Hello,
> I am contributing author for the upcoming Springer Encyclopedia of GIS 
> (Entries for SVG and Webmapping) and noticed that they have entries for 
> some commercial GIS and spatial DB products (e.g. Oracle, Smallworld) 
> but don't mention OS or other commercial alternatives, such as UMN 
> Mapserver, Postgis, etc. I asked the editors and they agree to include 
> additional entries into the encyclopedia if they can be written until 
> december.
> Are there any volunteers that would be willing to write an entry for 
> Postgis?
> Additional information is available at 
> http://refworks.springer-sbm.com/geograph/
> If you are interested in writing such an entry (3000-4000 words, 8-12 
> pages incl figures), please contact me and I'll send you the emails of 
> the editors and responsible person at Springer. Entries can be written 
> in Word or Latex.
> Thanks for your interest,
> Andreas

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