[OSGeoLive] QGis LTS and Python 2.7 in the OSGeoLive
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Sat Nov 11 03:46:51 PST 2017
Thanks Brian for testing and providing feedback!
On 11/10/2017 06:19 PM, Brian M Hamlin wrote:
> hi Angelos, all
> Yesterday I went through the gdal 2.2.2 transition experimental PPA,
> and used a basic strategy to install parts.. from foundation upwards..
> and across related groups. I did not detect any conflicts ..
> Particularly with the otb set, and ossim, which are challenging to
> package well,
> and therefore may be more likely to contain bugs in packaging.
> This summary is for two purposes.. one is to signal to Angelos
> that someone looked at the set
> The second is.. I am quite excited about a new strategy for our python
> analytics here that occurred to me
> while doing the QGis testing.
> QGis LTS, based in python2 and qt4, in practice pulls in almost the
> whole matplotlib python set that we use. pandas is the next CORE
> component that would be needed.. with that, and a little charting
> support.. the whole analytics chain is there (python-grass is there,
> too.. not clear on those details)
> I believe that the Python2 conversation with the Numpy core team is
> now over.. they are high-achievers, and also have limited resources,
> so they have to have a single goal .. the new single goal for Numpy
> core is Python3 by 2020. (to be in synch between say.. Pandas 0.18
> and Numpy, we may need to bump Numpy up a version or two.. TBD)
> Yet I believe, thinking about all the parts, that a solid analytics
> for geospatial, using the existing Python2 stack,
> is great value for users, and should be actively maintained for years
> to come. Managing that in a respectful way, that allows all the
> parties to do what they do best.. is the art here..
> I look forward to the gdal 2.2.2 transition packaging to become
> widely available, in Debian and UbuntuGIS. And, I look forward to a
> new approach to the maintenance of the very valuable Python 2.7 stack
> with Matplotlib,
> Cartopy, Pandas and others ..
> best regards from Berkeley
> -Brian M Hamlin
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
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