[Proj] RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Brief history of GIS OSS (bit off topic?)

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu Aug 21 08:20:59 EDT 2008

I have started a small article:

Feel free to expand.


On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 9:42 AM, G. Allegri <giohappy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Some interesting details about the OpenGIS birth can be found also in
> Gardel's OGC history:
> http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/historylong
> Giovanni
> 2008/8/21 Mateusz Loskot <mateusz at loskot.net>:
>> Norman Vine wrote:
>>> 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.

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