I was answering a question on Super User about basic "GIS", which was really more about custom web maps for end users, and wanted to point to a simple resource of GIS software. You know, the top 5 gratis (free beer), libre (open source), affordable, professional software programs/platforms out there. I was somewhat bemused to discover I don't have a clue where that might be.
- Does such a beast exist?
- If not, or maybe even if it does, should we create one here?