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

Stefan Steiniger sstein at geo.uzh.ch
Mon Jun 10 11:11:46 PDT 2013

Hi all,

I wonder what victor means with Quickstart? Does he refer to using its 
command line capabilities, similar to GDAL? That could be a nice thing!

However, a project overview is definitively needed.


Am 10.06.13 06:00, schrieb Cameron Shorter:
> Victor,
> 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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