Hi Alan, On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 06:24:06PM -0400, Alan Boudreault wrote: > >Cool! That's exactly the way I would have suggested because it works > >like a charm in Debian Med team with BioLinux (which is also an Ubuntu > >derivative). Is there some documentation (some kind of policy document > >to make this more visible for newcomers)? From several postings here > >I had the impression that Debian resources might be underestimated / > >rarely used. > > Not sure what you mean. We extensively use the work of the DebianGIS > team. However, we won't ask them to do the ubuntu tasks.
With resources I mean for instance that somebody on this list was asking how to do some Java packaging and obviously had no idea that it might be straightforward to ask on debian-java mailing list. However, it could be that since I'm news to the various GIS teams I just do not know all the internals. > >I know Francesco from some DebConfs in the past and I think he would not > >mind to get some helping hand. While Debian GIS is not my main focus > >and I'm quite far from considering myself as a GIS expert my OSM > >activities have brought me closer to Debian GIS and I'd be happy to > >sponsor packages after coordination with Francesco. I have no idea who > >strict he considers his "administrator" role but from my experience in > >other teams structures in Debian are rather flat - provided that you are > >not breaking anything it is fine to do something instead of waiting > >until somebody else have done it. > > > > That would be very nice. Francesco has probably a lot more to do in > addition of DebianGIS... and I have the same problem. I would be > happy if someone could put some time in DebianGIS and UbuntuGIS. My main focus is Debian Med and general works on Blends. But I like to do some share of my time for *GIS. So just test me with your sponsoring requests or ideas to enhance the Blends framework for better use in *GIS. > >This is exactly the point where I would like to help if anyhow possible. > > > >To start with this help I also ported the Debian GIS thermometer once > >written by Francesco most probably in the intention to make the > >cooperation more effective: > > > > > > http://blends.alioth.debian.org/gis/thermometer/ubuntu_debian-gis_thermometer.html > > > >The port is using common Debian Blends techniques and I think I provided > >some extra features not available previously. So I'm quite serious to > >support the DebianGIS - UbuntuGIS cooperation to the best of my skills. > >Any ideas how I can be of more help are perfectly welcome. > > > > Great. I wonder if we could do an irc meeting with all debiangis and > ubuntugis members. Talking together, we could probably figure out > how everyone can help to. I could join a GIS IRC meeting in evening hours (European time zones). Kind regards Andreas. -- http://fam-tille.de _______________________________________________ Pkg-grass-devel mailing list Pkgfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-grass-devel