[Incubator] OSGeo4W project page on the new website
jody.garnett at gmail.com
Tue Jan 23 09:11:03 PST 2018
Thanks for helping hunt down that information, please add the project to
the website :)
Personally I would recommend adding LICENSE and CONTRIBUTORS files to the
codebase - if you do not mind passing on the suggestion to the development
On 23 January 2018 at 06:27, Jürgen E. Fischer <jef at norbit.de> wrote:
> Hi Jody,
> On Mon, 22. Jan 2018 at 22:52:25 +0000, Jody Garnett wrote:
> > Okay this might be it: https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/browser
> > 1) geospatial - yes :)
> If you just look at the installer - not really ;)
> The installer is just a fork of the cygwin installer with some adaptions
> "rebranding" - so it's GPL2 (COPYING is included).
> But the real work is in the packages anyway.
> https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/wiki/PackagingInstructions describes what's
> necessary to make them and how and where to upload them. They are at
> Most packages consists of a .tar.bz2 with the binaries to install, a
> -src.tar.bz2 that has the build recipe (that usually has a pointer where
> to get
> the actual source, not the source itself) and a .txt that has the license.
> > 2) open source - not sure I could find a specific license file in the
> > codebase
> Tons of .txt...
> > 3) open to contributions
> > Found a list of contributors with a invitation to take part
> > https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/browser/trunk/setup/CONTRIBUTORS but it
> > appears to be for cygwin not OSGeo4W
> The developer section on the front page describes the ways around
> packaging -
> kind of implies openess for contribution.
> Please let me know whether if the page can be published on wordpress or
> be removed...
> Jürgen E. Fischer norBIT GmbH Tel.
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