[postgis-users] "Linux" geocoder script ?

Jan Hartmann j.l.h.hartmann at uva.nl
Sun Mar 27 05:11:16 PDT 2011

On 27-3-2011 11:14, Sandro Santilli wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 07:05:48PM -0400, Paragon Corporation wrote:
>> Sorry to bring the whole money thing, but I feel people tend to lose sight
>> of that, that most of the PostGIS development team contributes back stuff
>> they were getting paid to work on and also work  in general that has no
>> strategic value to be kept behind closed doors.
> I'd like to point out that, personally, I think there's no strategic value
> in keeping any code behind closed doors.
> This is actually the first reason why I'm refusing jobs.
> Especially frustrating when potential employers are public bodies,
> funded in turn by citizens, and wasting their money on proprietary
> software licenses rather than public, open doors, development.
> Of course it depends on what your strategy is aimed at.
> Sharing, IMHO, makes everyone richer.
Hear, hear,


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