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QGIS Community: Interview with Tyler Mitchell

Feb 23, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gary Sherman, Tim Sutton)

"GS: Looks like you've been around the OSS GIS world for a while. Can you give us your perspective on its roots and where its headed?

"As I dug into the roots of OSS GIS, I found a tremendous group of programmers. I was really encouraged to see so many Canadians involved with the tools I was using, that was a bonus. When you look at the core of many of the tools, you see some of the same data access libraries over and over again. Without these libraries, we'd all be re-inventing the wheel. Special credit needs to be given to the libraries Frank Warmerdam has produced, GDAL/OGR..."

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