[Live-demo] Crunch time for Geomajas on OSGeo-Live

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sun Jun 18 09:07:22 PDT 2017


Please review these 2 documents and send us a pull request with any changes:


On 06/16/2017 11:36 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Dirk,
> Thanks for your response. The Geomajas' community has traditionally 
> been very responsive and helpful when we have reached out which we 
> appreciate and goes in your favour.
> If GeoMajas can update their quickstart to OSGeo-Live standards within 
> the next week (preferably the next few days), my recommendation to the 
> OSGeoLive PSC will be that we keep GeoMajas (at the current version) 
> for this upcoming release, and re-assess based on activity for the 
> next release.
> Documentation guides are here:
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Add_Project#Documentation
> Good luck.
> Cameron
> On 17/6/17 1:25 am, Dirk Frigne wrote:
>> Cameron,
>> On my resposibility:
>> My formal answer is *yes* to include geomajas in the next release of
>> OSGeo-Live.
>> I suggest to keep the same version number.
>> We will work on the quickstart session, this is something I can control
>> and I will take action for it.
>> There is a lot of stuff developed by customers, who want to donate to
>> the community, but I need to motivate and 'INSPIRE' some of the
>> developers and stakeholders. So I suggest an infusion for geomajas to
>> get it back to live and into a vibrant community. (with a more active
>> and renewed PSC resulting in new Openhub Metrics).
>> If there is no new release when we discuss the next release of
>> OSGeo-Live, I will be the first to promote retirement for geomajas.
>> thank you for your patience with a bit a sick patient, but should be
>> able to recover or resurrect in another way.
>> Dirk.
>> On 2017-06-13 23:02, Cameron Shorter wrote:
>>> Dirk,
>>> We are at crunch time. We haven't heard a define yes/no re including
>>> GeoMajas on OSGeo-Live. As mentioned earlier, it is ear marked for
>>> retirement unless we can see action on following points:
>>> "Propose to retire. No recent version change on OSGeo-Live. No recent
>>> activity in OpenHub metrics"
>>> "Quickstart is too short and not following writing tips (in the udig
>>> quickstart). It needs to show how to do 1 typical task. Look at
>>> GeoServer quickstart for inspiration. Quite a bit of work required 
>>> here."
>>> Thoughts?

Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Charter Member
Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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