[GeoNode-devel] Sprint!

Jeffrey Johnson ortelius at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 01:05:48 PDT 2016

On Sun, Aug 21, 2016 at 12:38 PM, Jeffrey Johnson <ortelius at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Now that I've blown up everyone's inboxes this morning ...
> I've tagged all issues the best I can and assigned _everything_ to the
> 2.5 milestone (unrealistic yes I know, but I want all issues in some
> milestone). We should only file/move issues into the 2.6 milestone for
> bugs that will certainly be addressed _after_ the 2.5 dev release and
> before 2.6. Basically 2.6 should have no new features after 2.5 and
> only bugs.
> Some things for everyone to do:
> 1) Address all comments on issues you have participated in. Close
> issues as appropriate.
> 2) Move things that will NOT get done for 2.5/2.6 milestone to 2.7
> specifically things like feature requests or enhancements that will
> not get addressed this week. Ill work on this task after I finish this
> email, but please do this for feature requests you have filed.
> 3) Get any outstanding branches/work/PRs filed ASAP. Even if things
> are not totally complete, lets get them in now as someone may be
> willing to help you during the sprint.
> 4) File any new issues/bugs asap so we can get them tagged and
> assigned to a milestone.
> I'll plan to spend the first day of the sprint (today) continuing to
> do triage and making sure we have a realistic plan for this week and
> for 2.5/2.6. Note boundless (Sarah and Dan) are taking the lead on
> 2.5/2.6 and GeoSolutions (afabiani) is responsible for the windows
> installer.
> Also note that Ariel has done a lot of work recently on a docker setup
> for GeoNode, so we hope that this is useful to folks during the
> sprint.
> Lets also address website and documentation issues ASAP this week,
> ideally before the workshop on tuesday.
> A couple of other interesting things to note:
> * Angelos has been working on a geonode-live ISO that we plan to use
> for the workshop. This contains a geonode-project setup and other
> things like mapserver, qgis-server and the new vector tile server that
> Terranodo has been working on. You can download the latest ISO here
> [1] to test. Any and all feedback would be appreciated.
> * Terranodo (mine and Ariel's company) has been working on a
> django-mapproxy setup. You can check it out here and look at the
> terranodo djmp branch. If anyone has friends in the mapserver
> community that could possibly help us work on a mapserver backend
> during the sprint, that would be fabulous.

Jeez, actually Simone did the lions share of the initial work on this
for the EC JRC. He gets the most credit here :)

> * I've got a branch [3] that allows users to upload tabular data and
> join these to polygon layers. Unfortunately there is currently no UI
> for this as the initial use has been API only. If there is anyone that
> can help with some basic UI for this during the sprint so we can get
> it merged, that would be awesome. Basic Bootstrap and js skills
> needed.
> * Prominent Edge has been working on a totally new uploader [4] that
> is based on using gdal and ogr directly and adds support for many new
> formats and is much more flexible than what we have now. It would be
> great to make this usable in 2.5/2.6 even if its not the default. If
> there is anyone who is interested to work on this during the sprint,
> please come see me and lets discuss.
> I think thats it for now. See many of you at basecamp bonn later today!
> Jeff
> [1] http://aiolos.survey.ntua.gr/gisvm/geonode/geonode-live-nightly-build131-amd64-33def31.iso
> [2] https://github.com/terranodo/django-mapproxy
> [3] https://github.com/jj0hns0n/geonode/tree/table-join
> [4] https://github.com/ProminentEdge/django-osgeo-importer

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