[OSGeo-Standards] Re: [Aust-NZ] ESRI/Google indexing spatial data.
Where is OGC?
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon May 26 16:19:23 EDT 2008
From the Australian/New Zealand discussions about developing Geonetwork
comes this announcement:
> On the topic of Web2.0 at Where2.0 conference last week, ESRI and
> Google made a joint announcement stating a partnership to start
> indexing spatial data and spatial web services on Google search
> technology. The implications of this are huge from the perspective of
> the industry as a whole. This opened a lot of questions about the
> place of OGC Catalogue Services.
Does anyone know if ESRI/Google will be using Standards to achieve their
Ie, can Open Source packages like Geonetwork plug into this new work?
Should we be worrying about vendor lock out?
> Aust-NZ mailing list
> Aust-NZ at lists.osgeo.org
Geospatial Systems Architect
Tel: +61 (0)2 8570 5050
Mob: +61 (0)419 142 254
Think Globally, Fix Locally
Commercial Support for Geospatial Open Source Solutions
More information about the Standards