[OSGeo-Discuss] FOSS4G LiveCD
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 21:20:44 PDT 2008
I have a meeting clash, I suggest the following time instead:
Friday 4pm Sydney, 8am Europe
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?
> 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
>>> 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
>> I take liberty to correct you:
>> 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
>> confusion. "FOSS4G LiveCD" sounds like "all included incl C/C++
>> stack" to me.
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>> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
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