[OSGeoLive] [REQUEST] Inclusion of the Re3gistry Software on the OSGeo-Live distribution
marco.minghini86 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 02:46:10 PDT 2020
Dear Astrid, all,
just to inform you that we will provide the installer for the Re3gistry
All the best,
Il giorno mar 18 ago 2020 alle ore 22:03 Astrid Emde (OSGeo) <
astrid_emde at osgeo.org> ha scritto:
> Hello Daniele,
> 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
> After we had a look at the installer and decide whether Re3gistry
> Software can get added like that.
> Afterwards you could please write the documentation files.
> For the documentation you find information at
> Am 13.08.2020 16:29 schrieb Angelos Tzotsos:
> > Dear Daniele,
> > Thank you for your application!
> > The OSGeoLive PSC will discuss your request during the next meeting:
> > https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeolive/wiki/WikiStart#Communication 
> > You are welcome to join us for the meeting if you are available.
> > Best,
> > Angelos
> > On 8/13/20 4:21 PM, Daniele.FRANCIOLI at ext.ec.europa.eu wrote:
> >> Dear OSGeoLive members,
> >> We would like to propose the inclusion of the Re3gistry Software on
> >> the OSGeo-Live distribution.
> >> You can find below the answer to the required questions.
> >> Thank you in advance.
> >> Kind regards,
> >> Daniele on behalf of the JRC INSPIRE Team
> >> ----
> >> * Please describe your application.
> >> * What is its name? Re3gistry
> >> * What is the home page URL?
> >> 
> >> * Which OSI approved Open Source
> >> Licence<http://opensource.org/licenses>  is used? EUPL
> >> What does the application do and how does it add value to the
> >> GeoSpatial? stack of software? The Re3gistry software is a reusable
> >> open-source solution for managing and sharing ‘reference codes’
> >> through the use of persistent URIs, ensuring concepts are correctly
> >> referenced in any domain. Reference codes can be used in data
> >> exchange between applications to uniquely reference some
> >> ‘thing’. They can be used to define sets of permissible values
> >> for a data field or to provide a reference or context for the data
> >> being exchanged. Examples are enumerations, controlled vocabularies,
> >> taxonomies, thesauri or, simply, ‘lists of things’. The
> >> Re3gistry can provide a central access point that allows labels and
> >> descriptions for reference codes to be easily looked-up by humans or
> >> retrieved by machines. Furthermore, it supports organisations in
> >> managing and updating reference codes in a consistent way, so that
> >> reference codes do not change or simply disappear over time, but all
> >> versions of the codes remain traceable and properly documented. The
> >> Re3gistry has been mainly used in the context of the INSPIRE
> >> directive, but can be used in other fields.
> >> * Does the application make use of OGC standards? Which versions of
> >> the standards? Client or server? You may wish to add comments about
> >> how standards are used. No OGC Standards – the Re3gistry follows
> >> ISO19135 Geographic information — Procedures for item
> >> registration.
> >> * Which version of the application should be included in the next
> >> OSGeo-Live release? Registry v2.0.0
> >> * Stability is very important to us on OSGeo-Live. If a new user
> >> finds a bug in one application, it will tarnish the reputation of
> >> all other OSGeo-Live applications as well. (We pay most attention to
> >> the following answers):
> >> * If risk adverse organisations have deployed your application into
> >> production, it would imply that these organisations have verified
> >> the stability of your software. Has the application been rolled out
> >> to production into risk (ideally risk adverse) organisations? Please
> >> mention some of these organisations? The Re3gistry software has been
> >> primarily used by the European Commission – Joint Research Centre
> >> (JRC) as one of the central software components for the
> >> implementation of the INSPIRE Directive (implementation available at
> >> https://inspire.ec.europa.eu/registry ). It has also been used in
> >> production by a number of governmental organizations in the European
> >> Union (EU) Member States as well as companies beyond the EU, e.g.:
> >> * European Commission - INSPIRE registry -
> >> https://inspire.ec.europa.eu/registry 
> >> * Slovakia - Systém registrov ENIPI -
> >> http://registre.enviroportal.sk/geo 
> >> * Republic of North Macedonia - NSDI registry -
> >> http://nipp.katastar.gov.mk/nipp/registry 
> >> * European Commission - Geosmartcity registry -
> >> http://hub.geosmartcity.eu/registry/ 
> >> * European Commission - ELISE Energy Pilot registry -
> >> https://inspire-sandbox.jrc.ec.europa.eu/registry 
> >> * Austria - Austrian INSPIRE Registry -
> >> https://registry.inspire.gv.at/registry 
> >> * Italia - Sistema di Registri INSPIRE Italia -
> >> https://registry.geodati.gov.it/registry 
> >> * Finland - Finnish INSPIRE registry -
> >> http://luettelopalvelu.fi/registry 
> >> * Spain - Registro Inspire de España -
> >> http://registro.idee.es/registry 
> >> * Private - Minerva intelligence - http://minerva.codes/registry
> >> 
> >> *
> >> * Open HUB<https://www.openhub.net/>  provides metrics to help
> >> assess the health of a project. Eg:
> >> http://adhoc.osgeo.osuosl.org/livedvd/docs/en/metrics.html 
> >> Could you please ensure that your project is registered with Open
> >> HUB, and Open HUB has been updated to reference the correct code
> >> repository(s) for your project. What is the Open HUB URL for your
> >> project? The project will be registered on Open HUB before the
> >> formal application.
> >> * What is the size of the user community? You can often answer this
> >> by mentioning downloads, or describing a healthy, busy email list?
> >> The community using the Re3gistry is (at least) the INSPIRE user
> >> community, which is composed by 7000+ organisations in EU Member
> >> states. The software (v.1.3.1) has been re-used and installed in
> >> production by at least 10 EU Member States (see above).
> >> * What is the size of your developer community? The latest version
> >> (2.0.0) of the software was developed by a team of developers from
> >> the JRC and the National Land Survey (NLS) of Finland.
> >> * Do you have a bug free, stable release? V. 2.0.0 of the software
> >> has been recently released (July 2020). It is a stable release but
> >> we can’t be 100% sure it is bug free.
> >> * Please discuss the level of testing that your project has gone
> >> through. The latest release (v. 2.0.0) of the software has
> >> undertaken internal testing (users from JRC B.6 unit) and a
> >> “Testbed” where all the interested EU Member States were
> >> involved.
> >> * How long has the project has had mature code. Version 1.3.1 is
> >> mature since 2017. Version 2.0 has just been released.
> >> * OSGeo-Live is targeted at applications that people can use rather
> >> than libraries. Does the application have a user interface (possibly
> >> a command line interface) that a user can interact with? (We do make
> >> an exception for Incubated OSGeo Libraries, and will include Project
> >> Overviews for these libraries, even if they don't have a user
> >> interface.) Yes, it has a web interface.
> >> * We give preference to OSGeo Incubated Projects, or Projects which
> >> are presented at FOSS4G<http://foss4g.org>  conferences. If your
> >> project is involved in OSGeo Incubation, or has been selected to be
> >> presented at FOSS4G, then please mention it. The project has been
> >> only included in a presentation on the INSPIRE open source software
> >> stack given at FOSS4G-IT (the Italian FOSS4G conference) in 2019,
> >> titled “INSPIRE ecosystem: geospatial interoperability with open
> >> source software and open standards”, accessible at
> >> .
> >> * With around 50 applications installed on OSGeo-Live, us core
> >> packagers do not have the time to liaise with every single project
> >> email list for each OSGeo-Live release. So we require a volunteer
> >> (or two) to take responsibility for liaising between OSGeo-Live and
> >> the project's communities. This volunteer will be responsible for
> >> ensuring the install scripts and English documentation are updated
> >> by someone for each OSGeo-Live release. Also test that the installed
> >> application and Quickstart documentation works as expected on
> >> release candidate releases of OSGeo-Live. Who will act as the
> >> project's liaison person. Daniele Francioli
> >> (daniele.francioli at ext.ec.europa.eu)
> >> * OSGeo-Live is Ubuntu Linux based. Our installation preference is:
> >> * Install from UbuntuGIS or DebianGIS
> >> * Install .deb files from a PPA
> >> * Write a custom install script <=
> >> Can you please discuss how your application will be installed.
> >> * OSGeo-Live is memory and disk constrained. Can the application
> >> run in 512 Meg of RAM? Yes
> >> * How much disk space will be required to install the application
> >> and a suitable example application? ~100mb
> >> * We aim to reduce disk space by having all applications make use
> >> of a common dataset. We encourage applications to make use of the
> >> example datasets already installed:
> >> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Add_Project#Example_Datasets
> >>  If another dataset would be more appropriate, please discuss
> >> here. Is it appropriate, to remove existing demo datasets which may
> >> already be included in the standard release.
> >> * Each OSGeo-Live application requires a Project Overview available
> >> under a CC By<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/>  and
> >> a Quickstart available under a CC
> >> By-SA<http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/>  license.
> >> (You may release under a second license as well). Will you produce
> >> this? Yes.
> >> * In past releases, we have included Windows and Mac installers for
> >> some applications. It is likely we won't have space for these in
> >> future releases. However, if there is room, would you be wishing to
> >> include Windows and/or Mac installers? No
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> > --
> > Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
> > President
> > Open Source Geospatial Foundation
> > http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos 
> > Links:
> > ------
> > 
> >  http://opensource.org/licenses
> >  https://inspire.ec.europa.eu/registry
> >  http://registre.enviroportal.sk/geo
> >  http://nipp.katastar.gov.mk/nipp/registry
> >  http://hub.geosmartcity.eu/registry/
> >  https://inspire-sandbox.jrc.ec.europa.eu/registry
> >  https://registry.inspire.gv.at/registry
> >  https://registry.geodati.gov.it/registry
> >  http://luettelopalvelu.fi/registry
> >  http://registro.idee.es/registry
> >  http://minerva.codes/registry
> >  https://www.openhub.net/
> >  http://adhoc.osgeo.osuosl.org/livedvd/docs/en/metrics.html
> >  http://foss4g.org
> > 
> >  http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Add_Project#Example_Datasets
> >  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
> >  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
> >  https://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/osgeolive
> >  http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos
> >  https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeolive/wiki/WikiStart#Communication
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