November 28, 2005

MapServer Cheetah & MapServer Enterprise and Autodesk's role

Likely the biggest news to come out of Autodesk U this year concerns Autodesk's involment with Mapserver. Just today an open letter was issued to the mapping community.. key points addressed the following... "To this end, we take this opportunity to share two bits of news: the creation of the MapServer Foundation and welcoming the addition of Autodesk's next-generation web mapping platform (previously known as Tux) as open source into the foundation. MapServer Foundation" See more at And from Autodesk, the official announcement "Autodesk Contributes Web Mapping Software to Open Source" - the company is releasing the code for MapServer Enterprise, the company's new web mapping platform, as open source. See

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