[Proj] RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Brief history of GIS OSS (bit off topic?)
nhv at cape.com
Thu Aug 21 01:34:24 EDT 2008
Mateusz Loskot writes
> Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:29 PM
> Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Brief history of GIS OSS (bit off topic?)
> George Silva wrote:
> > Hello lists,
> > As you can i see im mailing this message to some lists around the web
> > (im sorry if thats a problem).
> > At the moment i am writing my BSc thesis (Geography) focusing the
> > development of a open source software and database for logging and
> > analysing traffic accidents in Uberlândia, MG - Brazil.
> > I am dedicating a chapter in my thesis to explaining Open Source
> > Software, and OSS for GIS. i searched the web for some
> history of OSS in
> > general, but i found too many different sources. So i come to you,
> > developers of GIS OSS, to see if you can give me references
> of where to
> > search for the history and process regarding this theme.
> Here is number of "keywords" related to history of FOSS4G
> and that you may google for and find details:
> - Sol Katz
> - Map Overlay and Statistical System (MOSS)
> - GRASS History (http://grass.itc.it/devel/grasshist.html)
> - UMP MapServer history
Great credits but don't forgot http://trac.osgeo.org/proj/ or perhaps
Thanks Gerry !!
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