[OSGeo-Discuss] Requesting services for librttopo
jody.garnett at gmail.com
Mon May 2 09:00:04 PDT 2016
I would ask if the project would consider joining OSGeo as a community
project <https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Community_Projects>? This
requirement is minimal, we want some assurance that your project is both
open source and open to collaboration.
Alex - are their any other projects we provide infrastructure for that we
can extend an invitation to?
On 2 May 2016 at 10:00, Alex M <tech_dev at wildintellect.com> wrote:
> 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]
> > (https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/librttopo-dev)
> > 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]
> > (https://strk.kbt.io/projects/rttopo)
> > --strk;
> 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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