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Benefits of open source
by Tyler Mitchell
Jun. 21, 2005
My first in a regular series of open source geospatial articles garnered some interesting comments/discussion. It was a general "Benefits of Open Source" article - particularly geared toward the geospatial industry. Unfortunately the initial comment that sparked the reactions was removed today, but you still get the idea.
Jo Walsh, co-author of Mapping Hacks, had some further interesting comments in this blog: http://mappinghacks.com/index.cgi/2005/06/20#osgis_hump
My monthly articles for Directions Magazine are focused on open source geospatial technologies and concepts.
is the author of Web Mapping Illustrated - a book focused on teaching how to use popular Open Source Geospatial Toolkits. He works as the Executive Director of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation, aka OSGeo.
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