[Live-demo] Re: Kosmo Team. LiveDVD description.
cameron.shorter at lisasoft.com
Thu Sep 24 18:51:16 EDT 2009
It seems your documentation is included in 2.0.beta5 of the livedvd. (I
noticed it in the scripts).
At this late stage, I strongly suggest that we don't move to Kosmo 2.0
beta as there is insufficient time to fix any errors if we find them.
SAIG Carlos wrote:
> Thank you very much for your quick answer.
> We will work on it right now so we can test it in 2.0beta5 release.
> (We were thinking in a version change from Kosmo 1.2.1 to Kosmo 2.0 beta
> that is almost definitive and with lot of more functionalities but we are
> afraid is too late for this so we made a mention in the description. If you
> think it is still possible, please make us know).
> Carlos Navarro
> cnavarro at saig.es
> Director Técnico de SAIG // SAIG Technical Director
> www.saig.es -- Tlf: +34 954788876 -- info at saig.es
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Cameron Shorter [mailto:cameron.shorter at gmail.com] En nombre de Cameron
> Enviado el: jueves, 24 de septiembre de 2009 22:58
> Para: SAIG Carlos
> CC: cameron.shorter at gmail.com; sbc at saig.es; 'Antonio Muñoz'; Volker Mische;
> live-demo at lists.osgeo.org
> Asunto: Re: Kosmo Team. LiveDVD description.
> Carlos, I've just given your svn access. Can you please add yourself to the
> contributors.csv list as per:
> If someone else doesn't beat you to it, can you also add your docs into svn.
> If you are quick, they will be included into the 2.0beta5 release which has
> just started building.
> SAIG Carlos wrote:
>> Hello Cameron.
>> We are Kosmo development team. First apologies for be so late. We have
>> a problem and we would like to know if it is possible to resolve it.
>> We were trying to update Kosmo introduction and Kosmo description in
>> the desktop help functionality of LiveDVD. We have set a user to see
>> SVN content but we have no right to commit changes.
>> We know you have almost no time but it could be possible for you to
>> please commit it, or, if you couldn't, give us write rights in order
>> to commit the changes needed.
>> We have send to you attached to the mail two html files corresponding
>> to the description and definition for the kosmo 1.2.1 desktop client.
>> We have tried to commit it to the Os-Geo SVN but our user (sbcalvo /
>> pepe2much) is not able to write on it. It's also needed to update the
>> corresponding script by including kosmo in the software list.
>> Anycase, thanks in advance for your attention.
>> Please could you confirm you received this email.
>> Carlos Navarro
>> cnavarro at saig.es
>> Director Técnico de SAIG // SAIG Technical Director www.saig.es --
>> Tlf: +34 954788876 -- info at saig.es
>> # Kosmo 1.2.1 <kosmo_description.html>
>> Kosmo - Desktop is a Geographic Information System (GIS), designed for
>> a full management of spatial information, with advanced tools to
>> explore, edit and analyze it. You can install a new Linux 2.0 beta
>> version using the script from Kosmo_2.0b_linux
>> Kosmo 1.2.1
>> Kosmo - Desktop <http://www.opengis.es> is a general Desktop-GIS.
>> Using extra extensions allows customizing it for specific purposes. It
>> is designed for the average GIS user, with special emphasis on
>> user-friendly interface (quite similar to the most famous and wide
>> used commercial desktop GIS). It is open source and provides users
>> with the most useful tools to explore, edit and analyze spatial data.
>> All of it by observing the OpenGIS standards and applying high efforts
>> to maintain the data topology quality. It is the first component of a
>> series of developments oriented to be a complete spatial data
>> infrastructure that will be made available to the entire community.
>> Kosmo - 1.2.1 is distributed under a GPLv2 license (see GPL v2 license
>> <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html> for more details about it)
>> Running on the LiveDVD
>> 1. To run Kosmo 1.2.1 on the Live DVD, click on the Kosmo link on
>> the desktop.
>> 2. In the /"Wellcome to Kosmo"/ dialog, select the option /"With a
>> new view"/ under the /"Create new project"/ group in order to
>> create a new project with an empty view. Press Ok to continue
>> 3. In the next dialog, select your Spatial Reference System and
>> press Ok to continue
>> 4. Press the green plus button from the main toolbar to start
>> adding geodata resources (files, databases tables) to the empty
>> Getting started
>> Kosmo - Desktop Client 1.2.1 is able to load the next types of geodata
>> * *Vectorial file layers:* Shapefiles, DXF, DWG, DGN, CSV (by an
>> * *Vectorial databases:* PostgreSQL + PostGIS, Oracle, MySQL
>> * *Raster layers:* ECW, MrSID, Tiff, JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP
>> * *OGC services:* WMS 1.0.0/1.1.0/1.3.0
>> There are some shapefiles and images from
>> //usr/local/share/openjump-data/ or //usr/local/share/qgis-data/ that
>> can be loaded, as well as any WMS server configured.
>> New functionalities in the new 2.0 beta download
>> Apart from the Kosmo - Desktop 1.2.1 version that is available in the
>> LiveDVD, we have also build a Kosmo - Desktop 2.0 beta release for
>> Linux that includes most of the list of main new functionalities and
>> improvements described next:
>> 1. New advanced printing module that uses as base the OpenOffice
>> offimatic suite
>> 2. Topology relations on edition and post-edition mode
>> 3. Sextante
>> bindings for Kosmo
>> 4. Raster georreferencing tool
>> 5. Generation of polygons from a line set tool
>> 6. Clean / intersect / validating tools
>> 7. Improvements for digitizing tools (geometry tracking mode, ...)
>> 8. KML export
>> 9. GML import / export
>> 10. SLD import / export
>> 11. WFS connector added
>> 12. WMS connector improved
>> 13. Field calculator improved with some new functions
>> In order to download and install it automatically, there is an install
>> script available at Kosmo_2.0b_linux
> Cameron Shorter
> Geospatial Systems Architect
> Tel: +61 (0)2 8570 5050
> Mob: +61 (0)419 142 254
> Think Globally, Fix Locally
> Geospatial Solutions enhanced with Open Standards and Open Source
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