[Qgis-user] Why not in the forum? / Problem in Kubuntu
tim at linfiniti.com
Sun Jun 8 19:37:51 EDT 2008
On thinking a bit further about it I remember the issue with python I
referred to was quite specific to when you have more than one QGIS
installed and is probably not the cause of your problem. We will need
to investigate further.
2008/6/8 Gerry Creager <gerry.creager at tamu.edu>:
> Philosophy and age-related experience here suggests that forums (fora?
> forae?), like wikis (and recognizing that some _are_ wikis) serve best to
> aggregate long-term documentation. Seconding Tim's position here and siting
> in violent agreement with Alex, e-mail is the best venue for
> wide-distribution rapid-response discussion, although the question and at
> least a final decision with documentation should make its way into a
> wiki/forum for long-term documentation.
> Tim Sutton wrote:
>> In addition to Alex's comments I can add that I find the forums more
>> time consuming to use. If I want to quickly pop off an answer, there
>> really is nothing simpler than just pressing reply in my email app.
>> Plus with email I can take the list postings with me and answer
>> offline, then post my replies when I get online again. The final
>> reason is that I simply get information overload and its not possible
>> to follow all conversations around QGIS at all times...with email I
>> can just skim the subject lines and answer what I might know something
>> about, and skip the rest.
>> Now to your question....
>> It sounds like symptoms of some python issue we had where the internal
>> paths to qgis support files was being lost when python was as enabled.
>> This is fixed in trunk, and there will be a new release at the end of
>> the month which should hopefully address this. If you are feeling
>> adventurous, you could try temporarily disabling python support and
>> seeing if the problem goes away.
>> 2008/6/7 Michael Neubauer <Neubauer-Michael at gmx.net>:
>>> Dear qgis-user list,
>>> I don't remember how I got the idea to subscribe to this user list...but
>>> was a good idea, because a lot of interesting things worth knowing are
>>> discussed. But very often I ask myself, why problems and questions about
>>> program and the plugins are not discussed in the forum. This would have
>>> several advantages:
>>> 1. solved problems, hints and advises can be found via search engine in
>>> 2. it is a lot easier to follow the threads
>>> and 3. it is preserved better for the future. Often I find things
>>> but have no direct use for it. And then, when I remember it and want to
>>> it again, it is a lot harder to search all the mails in my mail folder
>>> to just remember the thread in the forum or search for it...
>>> So my suggestion is, to discuss more in the forum! This would help me and
>>> a lot of other users, when they try to figure out their problems
>>> searching in
>>> the internet.
>>> And now,
>>> as a second thing, very selfish, I will also ask for help in this list:
>>> To all the people who use (k)ubuntu!
>>> Dos your Qgis run well and do you have the "backports repositories" in
>>> I described my problem already in the forum:
>>> but unfortunately I did not get any answer yet.
>>> Now I have the idea, that this might be related to package-dependencies
>>> were caused by getting the "backports" updates. Especially I suspect
>>> something with the Qt4 libraries.
>>> Does anybody know about a problem like this and how to find out to solve
>>> Thank you very much for your attention!!
>>> Qgis-user mailing list
>>> Qgis-user at lists.osgeo.org
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