TWINGEO magazine asked us for an article that answered the question “Where is open source GIS software going?”
At a technical level, the software applied to geographic information management will follow similar dynamics, regardless of its license. It must be remembered that the “open” concept applies to the conditions of use of a software, the rights that are granted to the user, regardless of their capabilities or technological focus. Therefore, from our perspective, “Where is open source GIS software going to” question must have different answers depending on the approach we have to it. We will focus on two main points of view: technology and industry.
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A nice introduction to the world of open source geospatial projects. Especially valuable information for students who rarely get a look beyond the ESRI ecosystem.