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Re: Ottawa_users Digest, Vol 135, Issue 1

Els Aelvoet
Hi Jérôme,

I only see this e-mail now (and in fact, all my e-mails, I’m not doing well in managing them lately), I would definitely have been there otherwise :-/

Els


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>   1. June OSGeo Ottawa Meet-Up (Jérôme St-Louis)
>   2. Re: June OSGeo Ottawa Meet-Up (Regie Alam)
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> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:10:14 -0400
> From: Jérôme St-Louis <[hidden email]>
> To: "Ottawa (Canada) Local Chapter List"
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> Subject: [Ottawa_users] June OSGeo Ottawa Meet-Up
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> Dear OSGeo Ottawa community,
>
> Please join us tomorrow (Thursday, June 21st) for our monthly meetup at
> the Fox & Feather on Elgin around 7:00 PM.
>
> Fabien will give a short talk about */Esri JavaScript API 4.x -
> Interactions with Open Source technology in the JavaScript world./*
>
> RSVP for the event on Meetup:
> https://www.meetup.com/OttawaOSGeo/events/249943780
>
> Fabien will also briefly talk to us about the GDAL Barn Raising
> fundraising which is happening ( http://gdalbarn.com ).
> This is addressing some interesting challenges currently faced by users
> and of GDAL, PROJ and libgeotiff:
>
>  * The dreaded ad hoc CSV databases in PROJ_LIB and GDAL_DATA are
>    frustrating for users, pose challenges for developers, and impede
>    interoperability of definitions.
>  * GDAL and PROJ are missing OGC WKT2 support.
>  * PROJ 5.0+ no longer requires datum transformation pivots through
>    WGS84, which can introduce errors of up to 2m, but the rest of the
>    tools do not take advantage of it.
>
> Also I would like to discuss a quick update on FOSS4G 2018 in Tanzania
> (I will be presenting about the Unified Map Service; anyone else is
> heading over? That's at the end of August.) and FOSS4G 2020 (Jeff
> McKenna and his team are putting up a bid to host it in Halifax --
> https://foss4g.ca/).
>
> Hoping to see many of you tomorrow despite (or maybe because of) the
> nice summer weather.
> Seems like it will be sunny tomorrow evening so maybe we could hang out
> on the terrace?
>
> Cheers,
>
> -Jerome
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> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:21:10 -0400
> From: Regie Alam <[hidden email]>
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> Subject: Re: [Ottawa_users] June OSGeo Ottawa Meet-Up
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> Hi Jerome,
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>   Is it that time already?:)
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>   Unless something else comes up, I will be there.
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> Cheers,
> Regie
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> On Wed, Jun 20, 2018, 8:10 PM Jérôme St-Louis, <[hidden email]> wrote:
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>> Dear OSGeo Ottawa community,
>>
>> Please join us tomorrow (Thursday, June 21st) for our monthly meetup at
>> the Fox & Feather on Elgin around 7:00 PM.
>>
>> Fabien will give a short talk about *Esri JavaScript API 4.x -
>> Interactions with Open Source technology in the JavaScript world.*
>>
>> RSVP for the event on Meetup:
>> https://www.meetup.com/OttawaOSGeo/events/249943780
>>
>> Fabien will also briefly talk to us about the GDAL Barn Raising
>> fundraising which is happening ( http://gdalbarn.com ).
>> This is addressing some interesting challenges currently faced by users
>> and of GDAL, PROJ and libgeotiff:
>>
>>   - The dreaded ad hoc CSV databases in PROJ_LIB and GDAL_DATA are
>>   frustrating for users, pose challenges for developers, and impede
>>   interoperability of definitions.
>>   - GDAL and PROJ are missing OGC WKT2 support.
>>   - PROJ 5.0+ no longer requires datum transformation pivots through
>>   WGS84, which can introduce errors of up to 2m, but the rest of the tools do
>>   not take advantage of it.
>>
>> Also I would like to discuss a quick update on FOSS4G 2018 in Tanzania (I
>> will be presenting about the Unified Map Service; anyone else is heading
>> over? That's at the end of August.) and FOSS4G 2020 (Jeff McKenna and his
>> team are putting up a bid to host it in Halifax -- https://foss4g.ca/).
>>
>> Hoping to see many of you tomorrow despite (or maybe because of) the nice
>> summer weather.
>> Seems like it will be sunny tomorrow evening so maybe we could hang out on
>> the terrace?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> -Jerome
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