[OSGeo-Standards] OGC individual membership slot

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 13:16:15 PST 2019

Hi Bruce,

This was my report from Sept 2018 (I had the wrong impression that was 


On 9/5/18 2:06 PM, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would also like to report my activities in OGC, sorry for the delay.
> pycsw 2.x is the reference implementation of OGC CSW 3.0 for more than 
> 2 years now. The CSW working group was dissolved after the release of 
> CSW 3.0.
> During the last year I had the opportunity to participate in the WFS 
> 3.0 discussions/code sprints and get involved in early implementations 
> along with many other members of our community. I think our presence 
> was very much appreciated [1] [2].
> The last couple of months there is an ongoing process to form a new 
> CSW working group with a goal to make a new catalog specification 
> following the path of WFS 3.0 (restful/openapi) and start drafting CSW 
> 4.0.
> pycsw had a developers meeting this July in Athens to prepare the 
> roadmap for the implementation (pycsw 3.x) of this new version of the 
> standard. My goal this year is to be actively involved in the new CSW 
> working group using my OGC slot.
> Best regards,
> Angelos
> [1] 
> http://osgeo-org.1560.x6.nabble.com/WFS-3-0-and-SpatioTemporal-Asset-Catalog-sprint-in-Colorado-td5353785.html
> [2] https://github.com/opengeospatial/wfs3hackathon
> On 07/29/2018 03:38 PM, Gérald Fenoy wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I send this short email to report my activities in OGC.
>> I was trying to attend as much as possible the group meetings for 
>> being able to follow the WPS-2.0 SWG work.
>> In early 2017, we had discussed with the WPS-2.0 SWG about the bugs I 
>> had found in the WPS-2.0 schemas. This discussions led to a WPS 2.0 
>> XML schemas fix that has been part of a WPS-2.0 corrigendum. This 
>> corrigendum was made public  on 2018 February 23th.
>> Thanks to my access, I was able to follow up with the REST Binding 
>> Extension from the private github repository and before through the 
>> discussion during meetings. Also, I am trying to follow the Test Bed 
>> 14 and to fetch the informations about the WPS-T which is of huge 
>> interest for me. Both REST and Transactional support should be 
>> included in a future version of the ZOO-Project.
>> Recently, I have renewed my OGC membership to continue my 
>> participation in the WPS-2.0 SWG in the next period.
>> Best regards,
>> Gérald Fenoy
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/User:Djay
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Charter Member
Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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