[Live-demo] Sextane Project Overview on OSGeo-Live

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Jun 10 03:00:27 PDT 2013

I'm expanding this email thread to include the OSGeo-Live list, as I 
expect there will be others with suggestions.

I suspect that Sextane would be considered a Library like Geotools, and 
as such it might be best to just write up a Project Overview, and not 
write up a Quickstart. I'll be interested to hear other thoughts on this.

On 10/06/13 19:34, Victor Olaya wrote:
> I have just seen that there is already a section (a tiny one) about
> SEXTANTE in the QGIS quickstart. Also, I have seen that gvSIG is in
> the OSGeo Live, and that it includes SEXTANTE (it is mentioned in the
> description, but not explained in the gvSIG quickstart)
> If it's ok with you, I will target the SEXTANTE quickstart to the QGIS
> version, and maybe mention that it can be used in the gvSIG also
> shipped in the DVD. Does that sound good to you?
> thanks
> Victor
> 2013/6/10 Victor Olaya<volayaf at gmail.com>:
>> >Sure, I can contribute that.
>> >
>> >A few questions:
>> >
>> >- Which version of SEXTANTE are you including? is it the current core
>> >QGIS version (included in what would be QGIS 2.0), or the old one that
>> >runs on QGIS 1.8? Changes and bug
>> >- I haven't tested SEXTANTE on SAGA 2.1 too much, but I have seen that
>> >the syntax of some algorithms has changed, which will cause SEXTANTE
>> >to fail when calling them. Target version for SAGA is 2.0.8...but I
>> >guess we will  update to 2.1 when it is ready.
>> >
>> >Anyway, the main ideas are the same, so I can work on a quickstart
>> >that work for both versions.
>> >
>> >Thanks!
>> >
>> >2013/6/10 Cameron Shorter<cameron.shorter at gmail.com>:
>>> >>Victor,
>>> >>FYI: The detailed documentation howto is linked from here:
>>> >>http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc#Documentation
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>On 10/06/13 18:55, Johan Van de Wauw wrote:
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Cameron,
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>I guess Victor would be most useful person for doing this:-)
>>>> >>>Victor: are you interested in writing a project overview (or can you
>>>> >>>point us to someone who could) and perhaps a quickstart for sextante
>>>> >>>for the next osgeo live dvd?
>>>> >>>Examples are here:http://live.osgeo.org/en/overview/overview.html
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Sextante (for qgis) is already included on the live dvd, but we can
>>>> >>>make it more visible if a seperate overview is added.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>Johan.

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