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The annual OSGeo price is named after the late Sol Katz, one of the project members of MOSS. [[Sol Katz Award|Sol_Katz_Award@OSGeo-Wiki]]
 
The annual OSGeo price is named after the late Sol Katz, one of the project members of MOSS. [[Sol Katz Award|Sol_Katz_Award@OSGeo-Wiki]]
  
== MOSS-related Links and Documents ==
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== MOSS-related Ressources ==
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map_Overlay_and_Statistical_System Wikipedia: Map_Overlay_and_Statistical_System]
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map_Overlay_and_Statistical_System Wikipedia: Map_Overlay_and_Statistical_System]
 
*[https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Open_Source_GIS_History OSGeo: Open_Source_GIS_History (points to broken blm-ftp-site: ''MOSS is still available to download (ftp://ftp.blm.gov/pub/gis/)'')]
 
*[https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Open_Source_GIS_History OSGeo: Open_Source_GIS_History (points to broken blm-ftp-site: ''MOSS is still available to download (ftp://ftp.blm.gov/pub/gis/)'')]

Revision as of 02:08, 11 June 2019

Map Overlay and Statistical System (MOSS)

Scope

This wiki page summarizes all currently available facts, links and references about the first open source GIS application MOSS.

Significance for OSGeo

The annual OSGeo price is named after the late Sol Katz, one of the project members of MOSS. Sol_Katz_Award@OSGeo-Wiki

MOSS-related Ressources

MOSS Codebase Search & Rescue Effort

20190327: BLM ceased during the last year (date unknown) to host the MOSS sources on its FTP site. The BLM library did not archive a digital copy. The original author, Carl Reed has been contacted by Peter Loewe (PL) for a copy of the source code (status:pending).

201903 [to the OSGeo board to recognize MOSS as a OSGeo heritage project], to ensure future access to the codebase (if recoverable).

20190329: The wayback-machine of the Internet Archive did take snapshots of the FTP site, but apparently not the subdirectories: https://web.archive.org/web/*/ftp://ftp.blm.gov/pub/gis/

20190610: The BLM library was able to provide a few scanned documents regarding MOSS (to be uploaded to this wiki). PL asked them to investigate wether a digital copy could still exist offline at BLM.