[OSGeo-Discuss] Requesting services for librttopo

Alex M tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Mon May 2 09:05:15 PDT 2016

Probably, a cross reference of mailing lists, dns entries and current
projects should give us a list of potential "Community Projects".
This is the new name for pre-incubation stuff?


On 05/02/2016 12:00 PM, Jody Garnett wrote:
> 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?
> --
> Jody Garnett
> 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).
>> +1
>> Thanks,
>> Alex
>> Sys Admin Committee
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