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

Johan Van de Wauw johan.vandewauw at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 01:50:33 PDT 2015

On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 10:44 AM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg
<sebastic at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> 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:
> https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/liblas-devel/2015-August/001605.html
> PDAL still needs to be packaged for Debian and its derivatives though:
> https://bugs.debian.org/797126
PDAL (optionally) relies on laszip for laz read/write support.

Kind Regards,

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