[OSGeo-Discuss] Requesting services for librttopo
tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Mon May 2 07:00:39 PDT 2016
On 05/02/2016 02:36 AM, Sandro Santilli wrote:
> Hi all,
> this mail is to request permission to use the download area
> of OSGeo for publishing librttopo packages, and possibly
> an rttopo.osgeo.org domain and webspace.
> The librttopo project consists of a GPL(v2+) licensed library
> providing a standard-based topology API on top of user-provided
> input/output routines for storage. It was derived from the PostGIS
> liblwgeom library at its 2.2.0 version, from which deviated to
> drop PostGIS-specific dependencies and add thread-safety (not
> of interest for PostGIS proper at this time).
> The upcoming 4.4.0 version of Spatialite will be using librttopo
> instead of liblwgeom and the aim is to attract other liblwgeom users
> (QGIS, for example) so to eventually free PostGIS from the burden of
> maintaining a stable liblwgeom API. Having PostGIS itself use
> librttopo is currently not on the radar, but might be considered in
> the future if librttopo gets more development.
> At the moment librttopo code is hosted in the experimental OSGeo
> [Gogs service](https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/rttopo/librttopo) and
> has an OSGeo hosted [mailing list]
> The project is managed by Andrea Peri of "Regione Toscana" (primary
> sponsor for the library), Alessandro Furieri of Spatialite and
> myself from PostGIS/GEOS.
> Some more background info are available from [my website]
This seems to be a reasonable request from a project that is likely
participate widely in the OSGeo community (note we already provided
email and a git repo).
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