[Live-demo] New app for 6.0; Proposal

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 15:35:08 PDT 2012

On 06/14/2012 01:19 AM, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On 06/13/2012 02:58 PM, Javi Rodrigo wrote:
>> El 13/06/12 23:51, Alex Mandel escribió:
>>> On 06/13/2012 02:44 PM, Hamish wrote:
>>>> Valenty wrote:
>>>>> We want to propose a new app for OsGeo-Live_DVD 6.0
>>>>> The application is 'i3Geo', a geoportal framework from Brasil;
>>>>> this software is well known in Brasil since 4 years at least,
>>>>> and have a community of several thousand users.
>>>>> Is attached the "Live GIS Disc Apply" completed
>>>> does it use standard apache, or tomcat?
>>>> Hamish
>>>> (wondering how the alternate build method for the livedvd affects
>>>> disc space)
>>> Sounds like it's standard Apache since it's a php app. 130 MB is one
>>> behemoth of a php application. Is mapserver included in that, can it use
>>> the mapserver already on the disc or does it install it's own version?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Alex
> So all of that is php code?
> I went to both websites and can't seem to get in at all to read the
> installation instructions (in any language).
> http://www.softwarepublico.gov.br/
> I could not figure out where to actually go (even though I can somewhat
> read Spanish(and therefore some Portuguese)).
> I went to
> http://www.softwarepublico.gov.br/register/?return_url=/ver-comunidade?community_id=1444332
> and got an error. "Repeated Operation
> Operation blocked. Don't submit the same query, while the old one is
> still running..."
> 2nd time I got a registration form and worked my way through.
> https://gvsig.org/web/projects/i3Geo
> Only has a self signed cert, and even after confirming an exception took
> forever to load, then requires a login just to browse. No registration
> option is visible.
> I then poked around until I got to
> http://mapas.mma.gov.br/download/arquivos/v4_6/ but couldn't find a deb
> to try.
> ----
> Tentatively I think i3Geo will be a welcome addition but may only be
> experimental/optional on version 6. So I encourage you to start
> preparing documentation and installation script.
> I have big reservations about sites that require logins as the only
> means of accessing the community. Not to be US/Euro centric either, but
> a few intro English pages on the website to help non Spanish/Portuguese
> speakers might be good too (I'll try google translate).
> While on that topic are you interested in adding a Portuguese
> translation to live.osgeo.org or does written Spanish suffice?
> Thanks,
> Alex
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I agree with Alex,

This software could be added as beta and not installed by default until 
next releases.
Also, it would be valuable to have some demo web site in English to try.


Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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