[OSGeoLive] Python Stack on OSGeoLive 12

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Fri May 4 00:09:51 PDT 2018

Thank you Brian for the update.


On 05/03/2018 07:13 PM, Brian M Hamlin wrote:
> To:  All Python stakeholders on OSGeoLive
>    The SciTools project under a GPL license, publishes and maintains a short list of high-impact python projects.
> One of those, cartopy, is the basis of multiple other package's graphical display. The Science Short-Course
> educational component, has been published on the OSGeoLive since edition 8 or so .. as Notebooks.
>    Less than a week ago, the SciTools repo was updated with 'minimum requirements' and some compatability checks.
> I suspect that the SciTools team led by Phil Elson, had many of the same discussions others have had,
> about python 2.7 and python 3.5 or 3.6, the maintenance costs and benefits, and their users in the large.
>    The interests and point of view of the SciTools effort, seems to be very well aligned with the interests
> and point of view on the OSGeoLive project [0].  I suggest that we take the minimum requirements guidelines,
> recently affirmed, as the same guidelines on the next OSGeoLive edition.. as a solid step to high stability
> in the python runtimes on OSGeoLive.
>    The proof will be in the coming weeks, as the versions and runtimes of various components become clearer.
> [0] http://scitools.org.uk/collaboration.html
>    best regards from Berkeley, California
>     --Brian
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
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Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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