[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G LiveCD

Lorenzo Becchi lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Thu Sep 11 07:37:09 EDT 2008

Cameron, would be a great start.
from our part we need to know if Luca (doktoreas) is available, he's the 
"liveCd Man".

btw, Bruce, encouraging comments, thank you
if Luca has time it would be great to keep you two in touch and fix the 
this is what we were looking for


Cameron Shorter wrote:
> I have a meeting clash, I suggest the following time instead:
> Friday 4pm Sydney, 8am Europe
> http://timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingdetails.html?year=2008&month=9&day=12&hour=6&min=0&sec=0&p1=240&p2=215 
> Cameron Shorter wrote:
>> I'm very excited to hear Markus and Lorenzo correct me and tell me 
>> that GeoFOSS packaging is live and well.
>> And yes, we would be delighted to work with you, building upon your 
>> work rather than starting again from scratch.
>> The success of a packaging project will come from a strong community.
>> We have been planning to create a simple live CD (based upon Debian 
>> or Ubuntu) for the Java stack - something that we think we could 
>> achieve.
>> But if there are others working on this as well, together we could 
>> make something more ambitious for foss4g2008.
>> Who is interested and what timezones are we in?
>> LISAsoft is in Sydney, Australia.
>> Markus and Lorenzo are in Europe?
>> How about we meet on IRC #osgeo on Friday: 5pm Sydney, 9am in Europe?
>> http://timeanddate.com/worldclock/meetingdetails.html?year=2008&month=9&day=12&hour=7&min=0&sec=0&p1=240&p2=215 
>> If this doesn't suit, suggest another time.
>> Markus Neteler wrote:
>>> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 4:27 AM, Cameron Shorter
>>> <cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Adding to Mark's comments,
>>>> Our intent is to try and compliment and work with existing 
>>>> packaging efforts
>>>> rather than compete with them. From our digging around, it seems 
>>>> that prior
>>>> LiveCD efforts are not being maintained any more. (Please correct 
>>>> me if I'm
>>>> wrong).
>>> I take liberty to correct you:
>>> http://grass.osgeo.org/download/cdrom.php
>>> at least also
>>> - slaxGIS
>>> - ArcheOS
>>> and the aforementioned Ominiverdi CDROM are up to date.
>>>> We are focusing initially on packaging the java stack as we felt 
>>>> this could
>>>> benefit the most from a little attention,
>>> While this is fine, the title of your LiveCD should reflect this to 
>>> minimize
>>> confusion. "FOSS4G LiveCD" sounds like "all included incl C/C++ 
>>> stack" to me.
>>> Best
>>> Markus
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