[OSGeoLive] Adding PerfectTIN to OSGeoLive
Astrid Emde (OSGeo)
astrid_emde at osgeo.org
Tue Aug 18 13:00:19 PDT 2020
About the point clouds:
We have a sample point cloud in the North Carolina data set. You can
have a look in our OSGeoLive Version 13 and see whether it fits for a
Am 18.08.2020 21:57 schrieb Astrid Emde (OSGeo):
> Hello Pierre,
> thanks for your application.
> Could you please also provide an installer for your software in a
> branch and make a pull request so we can test it.
> * see also
> Looks like we do not have point clouds on OSGeoLive yet. Do you have a
> suggestion for good example data?
> After we had a look at the installer and decide whether PerfectTIN
> fits you could write the documentation files.
> For the documentation youu find information at
> Am 08.06.2020 12:27 schrieb Pierre Abbat:
>> On Monday, June 8, 2020 4:54:02 AM EDT Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
>>> Hi Pierre,
>>> Thank you for reaching out.
>>> There is a process to submit a new project to OSGeoLive, please see
>> Name: PerfectTIN
>> Home page: none yet.
>> License: LGPL v3
>> Do: It converts a point cloud of terrain into a TIN, which can then be
>> into a contour map.
>> Language: C++
>> Version: 0.4.1, which should be out in a few days.
>> Deployed: none yet. A friend of mine at eGPS is preparing a comparison
>> PerfectTIN and a previously existing program, in hopes that eGPS will
>> OpenHUB: this is new to me.
>> User community: 1 that I know of.
>> Developer community: 1
>> Stable release: 0.4.0 may have a bug when run on Windows.
>> User interface: PerfectTIN has both a GUI and a CLI.
>> Install: Presumably from .deb packages, but I don't know how to make
>> RAM: An empty PerfectTIN process takes 34.6 MiB of unshared RAM and
>> 82.2 MiB
>> of shared (which is largely Qt libraries for the GUI). The initial
>> steps ("Making octagon" and "6 triangles") take 168 bytes per dot of
>> the point
>> cloud, so a cloud of 3.2 million dots would just overflow 512 MiB of
>> RAM on top
>> of the empty process.
>> Disk space: 4.8 MiB for the application, not including Qt or Boost.
>> Dataset: The datasets you have appear to be all shapefiles. PerfectTIN
>> needs a
>> point cloud. Do you have any point clouds?
>> Project overview: not sure what this should look like.
>> Windows and Mac: I prepare a Windows installer with each release. I
>> don't have
>> a Mac.
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