[postgis-users] The Old Who is using PostGIS survey again?
nicky666 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 05:55:25 PST 2009
> 1) How you use PostGIS?
We (at Camptocamp) extensively use PostGIS in almost all our
GIS-related projects. It is the core component of the Spatial Data
Infrastructures we set up, providing a central, easy to manage spatial
It is coupled with MapServer to deliver on-demand maps and with OS
desktop SIG to perform advanced operations like edition.
> 2) What you find useful about it over anything else?
Easy to learn, install, play with.
Broad spectrum of GIS functions
Amazing support through this list and wikis
> 3) Why you think there should be any book written focused on its use and of
> course if such a thing were to exist, would you buy it?
Such a book would help every postgis user, from the beginner to the
advanced user. It will allow to fully present the power of postgis to
We would of course buy such a book, and recommand it during the
trainings we do. (a lot of our "students" are claiming for such a
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