[open-geodata] We need more actions in the open geodata movement
Mike.Jackson at nottingham.ac.uk
Tue Jul 19 10:19:28 UTC 2011
Please see my talk related to this topic that I gave at the Third Open Source GIS Conference (OSGIS 2011) University of Nottingham, UK,21-22nd June 2011. 'The impact of open data, open source software and open standards on the evolution of National SDIs' http://uiwapmds01.nottingham.ac.uk/QCSPlace/ondemand/Events11/a5a1e446858f4867b77716111a/run.htm
I would be pleased to receive feed-back on the thoughts presented.
Prof. Mike Director
Centre for Geospatial Science
The University of Nottingham
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From: open-geodata-bounces at lists.okfn.org [mailto:open-geodata-bounces at lists.okfn.org] On Behalf Of Maurizio Napolitano
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 10:48 AM
To: open-geodata at lists.okfn.org
Subject: [open-geodata] We need more actions in the open geodata movement
When I speak about open data, one of the first things that is taken into
account is the geo data topic.
They are often referred to as "magics", "specials", "importants" ...
Despite this the talks at the OKCon conference about the geo topic were few.
Furthermore, in those few, the google map was present in 90% of cases.
I believe that the geo topic is very important and needs more actions so
we can have more open geo data.
This mailing list might help you grow.
The traffic is very low.
I'm the only one who feels this problem?
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