[osgeo4w-dev] [Board] Writing up OSGeo priorities
cavallini at faunalia.it
Sat Mar 2 01:11:39 PST 2013
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Il 02/03/2013 01:16, Frank Warmerdam ha scritto:
> I must admit I'm not absolutely certain what the best way is
> to move OSGeo4W forward. Given the right person interested
> in working on the project full time (or a substantial part time)
> at a "scrappy" price, I'd push for funding but I'm not sure that
> such a person exists.
Well, I think it depends a lot on what do you mean with "scrappy": can you work out a
potential budget? I'm sure we can find support from our huge Windows power users base.
> There are also some technical direction issues with
> OSGeo4W that remain open.
> - Should we stay focused on just 32bit or add/switch to 64bit?
IMHO adding 64bit is important.
> - Should we do "complete refreshes" every could of
> years instead of the package by package updating
> that works well at the high level but not so well down
> in the low level packages (like GDAL).
IMHO a continuous refresh (à la Debian unstable) is the way to go.
> Anyways, I don't want to dive into great detail on the board
> list, but I do think OSGeo4W is worthy of OSGeo funding
> if the project had a clear plan how such funding would
Agreed fully - thanks for your thoughts.
All the best.
Paolo Cavallini - Faunalia
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