A Low Cost (Open Source) Web GIS

The University of Minnesota Mapserver is a open-source map server that offers a dramatically lower-cost alternative to to existing proprietary web-enabled geographic information systems.
June 11, 2003, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Mapserver provides the entire Web mapping functionality required by most organizations. Coupled with PostGIS and the Rosa Applet, Mapserver removes the cost-of-licensing barrier to moving spatial information resources to the Internet and offers a technically competitive, open-source alternative to closed-source (and, for some organizations, prohibitively costly) Internet map servers."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Sunday, June 1, 2003 in GeoPlace
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