[OSGeoLive] Adding PerfectTIN to OSGeoLive

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Mon Aug 24 19:52:11 PDT 2020

On 8/18/20 7:19 PM, Pierre Abbat wrote:
> On Tuesday, 18 August 2020 15:57:00 EDT Astrid Emde (OSGeo) wrote:
>> 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
>> https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeolive/wiki/Projects/How_to_add%20your%20project
> I'm in the midst of implementing STL export after adding color to the points
> of exported PLY files, so I can't work on a package until that's ready to
> release, which will be version 0.5.1. On top of that, I had two computers fail
> in quick succession. One of them is my main development box, and it came back
> from repair not booting.
> Do you mean a .deb package or instructions in shell that fetch the tarballs
> and build and install them?
>> Looks like we do not have point clouds on OSGeoLive yet. Do you have a
>> suggestion for good example data?
> Darkblue_b sent me a link to a point cloud in Raleigh, which I may or may not
> be able to access (it's on the failed computer's M.2 drive). It is not clean
> (it's full of trees). IIRR he processed it at 1 dm tolerance, which that point
> cloud does not deserve, as its density is only about 1/m².
> Pat, who asked me to write the program in the first place, is going, sometime
> in the next few weeks, to fly a drone above a church in Shelby to get sample
> data for a continuing education seminar to be held there in December. These
> data will be distributed, or at least demonstrated, to some 40-80 surveyors,
> which should be public enough for a data set to be distributed with OSGeoLive.
> The other point clouds I have are jobs eGPS (where Pat works) or 3DSurvey has
> done, except for one square of West Virginia terrain, which is covered with
> trees.
>> 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
>> https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeolive/wiki/How%20to%20configure%20a%20project%20d
>> ocumentation
> Is what you mean by "documentation" just one line in the CSV file, or is it
> something that would explain to a user how to use the program?
> Pierre

We could also consider using a small sample from the USGS 3DEP public 
data set. https://usgs.entwine.io/


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