Technical Research required for Sharing and Reuse Award 2017

David Boddie david at
Sat Mar 18 18:36:22 UTC 2017

I looked at Oskari, a map solution for websites:

The source code appears to be available:

The server (backend and frontend) is dual-licensed under the EUPL and MIT
licenses. The backend is written in Java, the frontend in Javascript. It uses
various other Libre components (such as PostgreSQL/PostGIS).

It looks like it should be possible to set this up if you are familiar with
putting Java web services into production - not something I have experience
with, but I'm sure others could manage it. The documentation seems to cover

I haven't dug too deeply into this. It looks like a Free Software solution
that shouldn't be too hard for someone to set up if they know what they're
doing. It has apparently already been reused internationally, according to
the description.


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