[osgeo4w-dev] CoApp reminder

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Thu Apr 4 15:01:28 PDT 2013

On 4 April 2013 22:05, Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> wrote:
> Mateusz,
> I watched the CoApp video, and skimmed the last blog post on the site and
> I'm left feeling it is still rather immature and also that it will depend on
> a variety of skills I don't have (around Visual Studio projects, etc).  On
> the appealing side it would be wonderful to work with folks who know how to
> put things together effectively, and many underlying packages we depend on
> (ie. Apache, Python, PHP, Postgresql, ssl) are being addressed as part of
> the core provided packages of CoApp.
> My inclination at this point is to keep an eye on CoApp with the idea it
> could be a next generation OSGeo4W but not to make any major commitment yet
> unless there is someone in the community that wants to lead the charge.


I agree with your reasoning.
I have been interested in CoApp for months now, but due to personal
commitments at the moment, I've had to put it aside.
So, I can't volunteer to lead such transition to CoApp, I regret.

> CoApp certainly has the possibility of being an ideal platform for open
> source geospatial (and non-geospatial) software distribution on windows.

Yes, I'm having similar impression.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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