[OSGeo-Standards] Please review: Open Letter asking to avoid format fragmentation in LiDAR standards

Sebastiaan Couwenberg sebastic at xs4all.nl
Fri Sep 11 01:44:03 PDT 2015

On 11-09-15 10:34, Johan Van de Wauw wrote:
> Is there any news on the FastAC issue? Perhaps the author should be
> contacted again?
> It would be nice to get LASzip support in Debian+derivatives.

I have personally given up hope for a resolution to this problem.

The lack of activity in the libLAS project in general and recommended
move to PDAL make me more hopefull that PDAL won't repeat this mistake
for its LAZ support. See:


PDAL still needs to be packaged for Debian and its derivatives though:


Kind Regards,


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