Re: Debian science package nursery

2005-08-18 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 18 Aug 2005, Albin Blaschka wrote: something similar is already happening with the Debian-GIS/ pkg-grass-general - list: The aim of the people behind is to bring GIS-Software (Geographic Information Systems) into Debian. The starting point was GRASS, therefore the (now outdated) name,

Re: Debian science package nursery

2005-08-19 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 19 Aug 2005, Albin Blaschka wrote: Mhmm, in general I am a biologist, too, and so I would be interested in a Debian-Bio-Project in general. (but at the moment I am contracted with very very little spare-time...) That's the problem of many interested people - or rather for biologists

Re: PSIGNIFIT package for fitting psychometric functions

2005-08-30 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, Michael Hanke wrote: I have now filed an ITP bug (Bug#325671) and changed the changelog so that it closes it on upload. I noticed this. I cleaned up the rules file and fixed the permissions in the upstream tarball. Fine. The textfiles where already in the upstream

Re: ITK Debian packaging

2005-09-14 Thread Andreas Tille
On Wed, 14 Sep 2005, Guanglei Xiong wrote: BTW, I still think packaging and publishing for Debian is free and accessible for every human being. So does Debian itself. There should be no restriction that someone has already packaged something, and some others must not package and publish it. I

Re: ITK Debian packaging

2005-09-18 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 18 Sep 2005, Gavin Baker wrote: Right - I have downloaded the source to Guanglei's packages. I will merge in any changes he has made that I didn't have, then put the sources up on mentors.debian.net again. Then others can at least get the source packages and build it themselves, and

Re: ITK debian packages

2005-11-28 Thread Andreas Tille
On Mon, 28 Nov 2005, Steve M. Robbins wrote: What's the state of the packaging today? http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/i/insighttoolkit Are they uploadable? Not yet and I told Gavin Baker [EMAIL PROTECTED] (who did a really great job) the reasons why I think some work is

Re: Debconf 6

2005-12-04 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 4 Dec 2005, Frederic Lehobey wrote: Are there any plans to have some followup at debconf 6 with respect to the scientific use of Debian? I'd love to see continuous effort in this topic and I would love even more if the Custom Debian Distribution idea

Re: Genetics Program

2005-12-07 Thread Andreas Tille
On Wed, 7 Dec 2005, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote: The next Quantian release will have once again a large selection of tools incl a complete set of BioConductor packages (that part is not in Debian) but What BioConductor version are you using? The BioConductor movement to official Debian is a

Re: Packaging and Maintaining

2005-12-08 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote: Andreas' URL to the Debian Med project also had a lot of bio/generics pointers. ... and if you konow something that is missing on this page just write an e-mail to the debian-med list - that's what this list is for. Kind regards

Re: Any interest in Debian packages of Geant 4?

2005-12-24 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 23 Dec 2005, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote: On 23 December 2005 at 21:20, Kevin McCarty wrote: | Meta comment: Anybody thought about starting a Debian-Physics Custom | Debian Distribution? ( http://people.debian.org/~tille/cdd/ ) | | Isn't that basically what Quantian is? Or is the focus

Re: Ubuntu patches for DDs

2006-01-10 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 10 Jan 2006, Jordan Mantha wrote: From these lists one can easily see what packages have been changed by Ubuntu (22 in math, 26 in science, and 5 in tex) and what packages have been packaged for Ubuntu but not Debian (5 in math, 0 in science, and 4 in tex). If there is something that

Re: Debian Science Extremadura work session?

2006-01-13 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 13 Jan 2006, Frederic Lehobey wrote: After this suggestion and Steffen Moeller answer¹ I have created in December the wiki page http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScienceMeetings (without advertising it unfortunately). Since then several meetings are getting themselves organised. See

Re: Debian Science Extremadura work session?

2006-01-16 Thread Andreas Tille
On Mon, 16 Jan 2006, Frederic Lehobey wrote: That would be great. Personally, I favor the March meeting because we would possibly see its output show up in Etch, but the most important Ahhh, you think Etch will be released in December? ;-))) duck We could also add live CD stuff to the

Re: pdfscreen -- latex presentation viewer

2006-01-25 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 24 Jan 2006, Brett Viren wrote: Well, that is certanily a hard point to argue! I've never done more than look into pdfscreen so I can't say much about it. Except for one experiment with a groff based presentation maker, a few excruciatingly painful GUIs (OpenOffice and PowerPoint, I'm

Re: Debian for Systems Biology

2006-01-29 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 29 Jan 2006, Luca Brivio wrote: On Sun, 29 Jan 2006 10:24:09 +0900 Charles Plessy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But I think that the real problem is that most academic software is non-free, as it often mentions Do not make money with our work, or share it with us. Thus splitting debian-med

Re: Debian for Systems Biology

2006-01-29 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 29 Jan 2006, Kevin B. McCarty wrote: Luca and I chatted briefly on jabber, and we are about to open a wiki page on www.open-bio.org, in which we will list packages in molecular biology and systems biology which could make it into debian, and see how we can help it to happen. Why not

Re: Debian Science Extremadura work session?

2006-02-24 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 23 Feb 2006, Frederic Lehobey wrote: So far, at the time of writing, only 3 three people have expressed their interest (plus Andreas Tille for December : http://lists.debian.org/debian-science/2006/01/msg00073.html) and, as far as I know, none of them (excepted Andreas) are Debian

Re: alternatives to gnuplot ?

2006-04-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 6 Apr 2006, maicon wrote: Xmgrace is a respectable plot application in scientic comunit and you can do all that origin makes and even more ! i recommend !! Labpot is a excelente progam to! Scigraphica i never use but . If I'm not completely wrong the issue was that the programs

Re: FWD: bounty for packaging OME

2006-04-23 Thread Andreas Tille
On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, Charles Plessy wrote: Dear all, Here is a message which was sent on debian-devel. The Open Microscopy Environnement is licenced under LGPL. I have looked at the sources, and I think that, as it is said in the email, some packaging experience is needed. Hovever, I did not

Re: Two small packages, or repackaging upstream sources ?

2006-05-03 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 4 May 2006, Charles Plessy wrote: If I understand correctly, repackaging upstream sources is strongly discouraged. Ups? Any link that supports your assumption. IMHO, repackaging upstream tarball is a reasonable thing to do here. Kind regards Andreas. --

Extremadura meeting

2006-09-17 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, having read the report about i18n meeting in Extremadura at dda I wonder how the status of a proposed CDD meeting or Debian science meeting in Extremadura is? I vanished a little bit from the scene in the first half of this year and thus I'm seeking for the following information: 1. Is

Re: Extremadura meeting

2006-09-17 Thread Andreas Tille
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, [UTF-8] César Gómez Martín wrote: Sorry, there are no more free slots. The last one will be the Debian QA meeting of December. This makes perfectly sense - I just wanted to make sure that we will not miss any option. Since no group was interested in having a meeting on

Re: Extremadura meeting

2006-09-19 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Frederic Lehobey wrote: I think of some forthcoming events that might welcome such a gathering: - the next Fosdem in Belgium (February 2007) - the next Debconf in Scotland ; - the next LSM / RMLL (in France, July 2007). I plan to attend the two latter ones. Are there

Re: [Help] Please compile clustalw on architectures ia64, mips, mipsel, s390 and m68k

2006-10-17 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 17 Oct 2006, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: Ah, the pain with no autobuilders for non-free packages. Exactly. You will have to find a developer with access to all of the architectures ia64, mips, mipsel and s390 (m68k is ignored), and get them to build binaries of the package. In

Re: [Help] Please compile clustalw on architectures ia64, mips, mipsel, s390 and m68k

2006-10-17 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 17 Oct 2006, Andreas Tille wrote: When I maintained this package I tried and I guess my successors tried as well. Another solution was suggested nearly 5 years ago http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2001/11/msg01472.html and if I remember also at other occurences but the search

Re: BALLView - a molecular viewer and modeling tool

2007-01-25 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Andreas wrote: www.ballview.org Looks like an interesting project. I am also working on the Debian package for this application and thought that some readers on this list might be interested. The source package is available from

Re: BALLView - a molecular viewer and modeling tool

2007-01-26 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Andreas Tille wrote: For the moment I would recommend you file an ITP bug report Ahh, well, I missed your ITP, sorry. ( http://people.debian.org/~tille/cdd/ap-bts.en.html#s-howto_itp ) So I took over the suggested tagging for Debian-Med. Thanks for the work

Re: BALLView - a molecular viewer and modeling tool

2007-01-26 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Andreas Moll wrote: I have uploaded a new version of the package. Well, I checked your work offline and my comments are concerning the version from tomorrow morning. So feel free to ignore issues that might be voided by your new version. I have changed the control file

Re: BALLView - a molecular viewer and modeling tool

2007-01-26 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Kevin B. McCarty wrote: I'm pretty sure you meant to say Architecture: any here. (For anyone who might need clarification: an Architecture: any package must Yes, Thanks for the hint. I hope this didn't come across as nitpicky, just wanted to make sure things were clear

Re: BALLView - a molecular viewer and modeling tool

2007-01-28 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 28 Jan 2007, Andreas wrote: 4. debian/compat The current debhelper version is 5.x. So if you have no certain reason (like backporting to Sarge for instance), I would recommend to use debhelper 5 here. I used the version 4 because otherwise I could not build the

Re: BALLView: new package version

2007-01-29 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 28 Jan 2007, Andreas Moll wrote: there is a now a new improved package version available. Got it and builded the package. My main concerns are solved and I would regard the package nearly ready for upload. There is just one issue if I run the demo I get the following output:

Re: Possible gatherings of Debian-science people

2007-02-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 Feb 2007, Frederic Lehobey wrote: The Extremadura meetings are over, but a similar opportunity has been proposed by CETRIL (and somewhat not enough advertised) in Soissons (France). The coming session (in February) is dedicated to Debian-edu:

Re: Question

2007-02-11 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Joel Merrick wrote: Fuck off you weird prick. Uhmm, what? Is there any reason to offend a poster this way? On 2/10/07, Jonano [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are developing a project called Futurismos, an OS for scientists and we search some people able to help us.

Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-11 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Lisandro [iso-8859-1] Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote: Perhaps a metapackage should be done, best if coordinated through this list. Well, the meta-package technique is supported easily through cdd-dev package. Feel free to ask me if ou have trouble implementing

Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-12 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Thomas Walter wrote: Another very reasonable approach is debtagging the scientific packages and use the features of debtags to install scientific packages. Using debtags would be very helpfull for GUI and CLI tools. But I havn't seen these tags in the available file

Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-14 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, Lisandro [utf-8] Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote: Well, I am reading tasksel's README.gz. Some things I found: * To get a new task added to Debian, please file a bug report on tasksel. Did you ever tried? So we make a list (or perhaps a tree, to follow Carlo Segre's

Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-14 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, [utf-8] Damián Viano wrote: - debian-science - debian-science-bio - debian-science-math - debian-science-physics - debian-science-chem What do others think? Am I missing something? Should we s/science// from the second level packages?

Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-14 Thread Andreas Tille
On Wed, 14 Feb 2007, Charles Plessy wrote: I think that you can safely make debian-science-bio depend on med-bio and med-bio-dev only. Basic biology is part of Debian Med as preclinical research. Sounds reasonable. In addition to the suggested packages, I think that a

Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-14 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 13 Feb 2007 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - debian-science-biology Fine here and dependency of med-bio would make things easy as Charles suggested. - debian-science-genomics - debian-science-pharmaceuticals *If* we had some intersting packages, I would rather create a

Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-14 Thread Andreas Tille
On Wed, 14 Feb 2007 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It may not always make sense for things to stay in debian-med's tasks, even if that's where they've traditionally lived. It may make more sense for them to migrate to other task sets / packages, and for debian-med's tasks to inherit wholesale from

Re: Thread wikified - Was: Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-18 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 18 Feb 2007, Lisandro [iso-8859-1] Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote: [I hope you don't mind if I quite parts of your private mail, but I think int belongs to the mailing list ...] OK, I passed a rough list of the things debated in this thread to

Re: Thread wikified - Was: Re: Installing the whole set of scientific packages

2007-02-22 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 18 Feb 2007, Andreas Tille wrote: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScienceClassification Thanks for your sumarizing of the metapackages / tasksel thread. I added some hints about helpful debian-edu packages (not complete there are more interesting fields in Debian-Edu but I'm running out

Re: BALLView: new package version

2007-04-19 Thread Andreas Tille
[EMAIL PROTECTED] in CC for just announcing the missing of fancyheadings.sty] On Thu, 19 Apr 2007, Michael Banck wrote: * tetex-* got retired in Debian, texlive and texlive-latex-extra should get added as Build-Depends. However, that still didn't do it for me, it failed on

Re: BALLView: new package version

2007-04-20 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 20 Apr 2007, Andreas Moll wrote: Zivilcourage nennt man das, was von einem Mann übriggeblieben ist, wenn sein Chef das Zimmer betreten hat! -- Wernher Freiherr von Braun (Physiker) Well, Wernher Freiherr von Braun was imho just one other brilliant german

Re: Meshlab and Qutemol

2007-04-24 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 24 Apr 2007, Teemu Ikonen wrote: ... I could go on and package Meshlab with a static copy of VCG included, but if there's someone with suitable hardware, time and interest to package Qutemol, then maybe VCG should be in a separate package. Sounds good. I personally would prefer if

Re: libNeXus mostly packaged

2007-05-22 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 22 May 2007, Rudi Cilibrasi, Ph.D. wrote: Therefore, I suggest that one of the two nexus file format libraries undergo a renaming. I would also like to offer up my packages for adoption by somebody who would actually know how to test them better than I would. I have my packages

Re: libNeXus mostly packaged

2007-05-23 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 22 May 2007, Rudi Cilibrasi, Ph.D. wrote: Uploaders: Paul van Tilburg [EMAIL PROTECTED] . Is this correct? No, this was just my hope when I first made the package some time ago. But, Paul has no interest or use for the package. Since then, Paul has gotten overworked and also had to

Re: libNeXus mostly packaged

2007-05-23 Thread Andreas Tille
On Wed, 23 May 2007, Rudi Cilibrasi, Ph.D. wrote: Here's the quote from the DPM: -- 5.6.3 Uploaders List of the names and email addresses of co-maintainers of the package, if any. If the package has other maintainers beside the one named in the Maintainer

Re: Meshlab and Qutemol

2007-06-03 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 3 Jun 2007, Teemu Ikonen wrote: I've made packages of Meshlab with the relevant parts of the VCG library included in the source (separate packaging does not make much sense ATM, since VCG upstream does not even have a build system). The source package is at

[RKI-Spam-Verdacht]Debian-Science at LSM

2007-06-29 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, I just want to make some advertising for the Libre Software Meeting in Amiens from 10. to 14. July. http://www.rmll.info/?lang=en I'll be there from 9.th July evening to 15. July morning (and will be accompanied by my wife). I hope to meet some Debian people there especially if they

Re: 3 developer meetings in Extremadura 2007

2007-07-05 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 5 Jul 2007, Andreas Schuldei wrote: They will arrange travel inside Europe (exceptions exist), hosting and food for max 20 people working on debian projects for a long weekend in the coming half year. http://wiki.debian.org/WorkSessionsExtremadura still holds. Kudos to the Extremadura

Summary from Libre Software Meeting in Amiens

2007-07-19 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, when I had my talk about Debian-Science at LSM in Amiens: http://people.debian.org/~tille/talks/200707_lsm_science the discussion brought up some intersting points that might be interesting for all CDDs Jannick Patois proposed a categorisation of quality. It might be reasonable to

Extremadura meeting

2007-08-22 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, this is a reminder to the possibility of sponsoring traveling and accomodation for EU citizens to meet in Extremadura and to do some serious Debian stuff. There is a web page for a CDD and Science related meeting at. http://wiki.debian.org/CustomDebian/Extremadura2007 I just added a

Re: debian-science and science-* packages

2007-08-25 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Kevin B. McCarty wrote: On 8/24/07, Frederic Lehobey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have gathered this information (and more) into a temptative debian-science source package building several science-* packages (with cdd-dev machinery). Great! I am unsure if it is ready to

Re: debian-science and science-* packages

2007-08-27 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 26 Aug 2007, Christian Holm Christensen wrote: I think a Recommends would be better than Depends, since that allows one to install, and keep having installed, the meta-packages even if there are problems with the recommended/dependant packages - which does happen in unstable. See me

Re: Extremadura meeting

2007-08-28 Thread Andreas Tille
On Wed, 22 Aug 2007, Andreas Tille wrote: this is a reminder to the possibility of sponsoring traveling and accomodation for EU citizens to meet in Extremadura and to do some serious Debian stuff. There is a web page for a CDD and Science related meeting at. http://wiki.debian.org

Re: debian-science and science-* packages

2007-08-28 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 28 Aug 2007, Christian Holm Christensen wrote: The problem could be, that `-physics' is just a tad too broad - maybe (and only maybe) it needs to be split up into parts (-nanoscience, -hep, -theory, -bio, -solid, ...) with some `-physics-common' recommended We all know that every

Re: debian-science and science-* packages

2007-08-28 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 28 Aug 2007, Thadeu Penna wrote: while I agree we have many flavours of physicists, I also think -physics is too broad. If I could classify physicists that use computers in the least number of packages I would suggest something like physics-developers (to whom that number-crunching and

Developer meeting in Extremadura: 17.-21.10.2007

2007-09-10 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, on behalf of the organiser César Gómez Martín I would like to collect the following data from those people that would like to work in the field of Custom Debian Distributions in generel, Debian-Science and Debian-Med. The information that is needed is: - the preferred airport or airports

Re: Debian Edu Meeting minutes 20071008

2007-10-09 Thread Andreas Tille
[debian-science list in CC because of Extremadura topic] On Tue, 9 Oct 2007, Ronny Aasen wrote: DebianEdu/Meeting/20071008 I missed an announcement on debian-edu list for the meeting. I would think that would be alsways a good idea because there are people out there who are very seldomly

Re: Bits from the DebianGis Team

2007-10-15 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 14 Oct 2007, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: Regarding the tasksel stuf: Are you aware that you can use cdd-dev to build tasksel stuff (besides some other things that might be quite useful). Yes. The debian-gis package in svn already uses cdd-dev. That is also the home of the script to

Re: Script to generate live CDs (was: Bits from the DebianGis Team)

2007-10-15 Thread Andreas Tille
On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: I guess so. But it is only a wrapper round debian-live, so I am not sure if it make sense. This kind of wrappers are the most educational things to learn about things you always wanted to learn but did not found the time to do so. There are

Re: Script to generate live CDs

2007-10-16 Thread Andreas Tille
On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: PS: BTW, id deborphan really needed? I thought aptitude would be superior? Not sure. I like it, and do not know how to easily get a list of 'leaf' packages in the dependency graph using aptitude. Forget my hint. My mind was reading debfoster

Re: open source image matching software

2008-02-07 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 7 Feb 2008, Andreas Hirczy wrote: You might try ImgSeek http://www.imgseek.net/ Or rather $ apt-cache show imgseek ... even if I think findimagedupes is your friend. Kind regards Andreas. -- http://fam-tille.de -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a

Web pages showing tasks

2008-02-20 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, some people might be aware that there is an effort to build some meta packages foe a debian-science CDD. At the extremadura workshop last October Frederic Daniel Luc Lehobey [EMAIL PROTECTED] and Dominique Belhachemi [EMAIL PROTECTED] did some effort to create

Re: [DebianGIS] Web pages showing tasks

2008-02-22 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Hamish wrote: that is quite simple (including backports.org), just add a link to: http://packages.debian.org/package name the name can even be sloppy, e.g. http://packages.debian.org/gdal I dont's think so. IMHO the link should only be added if the package really

Re: [DebianGIS] Web pages showing tasks

2008-02-22 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote: Well, linking is the easiest way, I would prefer a summary page because it is more useful that looking every project on the general packages.debian.org or packages.qa.debian.org site. About that I would think some web services which can be used

Re: pkg-science, again

2008-02-25 Thread Andreas Tille
On Mon, 25 Feb 2008, Sylvestre Ledru wrote: This group could take inspiration from pkg-scicomp or debian-med to create his own policy (goals are very similar to pkg-scicomp). I'm a little bit concerned about the nomen est omen _pkg_-science and _pkg_scicomp. IMHO we need more than just

Re: pkg-science, again

2008-02-26 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 26 Feb 2008, David Bremner wrote: Well, perhaps, but: - This is the naming convention suggested by the alioth guidelines on the wiki[1], however authorative those are. Mind you, this is a bit self referential, since these are the guidelines for packaging projects

Re: pkg-science, again

2008-02-26 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 26 Feb 2008, Sylvestre Ledru wrote: I think everybody agree on this. However, we have to start somewhere and starting to add some interesting packages could be a good way to begin and to interest people to this project, don't you think ? Well, we might be much farther away. I guess

Re: [DebianGIS] Web pages showing tasks

2008-02-27 Thread Andreas Tille
On Wed, 27 Feb 2008, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote: Isn't that eligible for adding interesting features for all CDD in SoC 2008? In that case I could volunteer as a mentor for both PHP/Perl addons and patches. Actually it is exactly my plan to propose this for GSoC and I would also volunteer

Re: [DebianGIS] Web pages showing tasks

2008-02-29 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 29 Feb 2008, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote: See URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/pkg-grass/packages/debian-gis . There is source for a meta package, as well as rules to build a live CD. Just added the location to the update-tasks script that builds the web page. I' will try to clean up

Re: RFC: wnpp bugs tagging

2008-03-12 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 11 Mar 2008, Luca Brivio wrote: I'd strongly vote for using debian-science list as the user because IMHO we need a specific group of Debian maintainers who care about this specific topic and this brings things in focus on the right list. You might have a look at the CDD documentation

Extremadura 2008 Debian Work Meeting from 2.4 - 6.4

2008-03-12 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, as you might have read [1] there are Extremadura Debian Work Meetings scheduled also for this year. Yesterday the Debian-Edu people got the information [2] that there is a slot from April 2nd to April 6th. I talked to Andreas Schuldei whether Debian-Med, Debian-Science and general CDD

Extremadura Meeting Subscription Deadline (fwd)

2008-03-12 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, just to keep you up to date with the deadline. Extremadura meetings are a really good oportunity to get some work done. You do not have to care about travel, a place to sleep and food - just work. If this is right for you, just apply now. Kind regards Andreas. --

Re: Science at DebConf 8 and DevCamp?

2008-04-01 Thread Andreas Tille
On Mon, 31 Mar 2008, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote: If I am approved, I'll be there as a volunteer. I'm not a DD :-) There is no need to be a DD to do a lot of reasonable work. Moreover staying at DebConf is the best opportunity to get your key signed which is a precondiction to

Re: Another bibliography management software.

2008-05-01 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 1 May 2008, Bryan Bishop wrote: On Wednesday 30 April 2008, Charles Plessy wrote: http://gpapers.org/ Added to svn://svn.debian.org/cdd/projects/science/trunk/debian-science/tasks/typesetting to make sure that this hint will not be forgotten. It shows up at

Re: Another bibliography management software.

2008-05-02 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 2 May 2008, Rafael Laboissiere wrote: Who is actually maintaining the science/tasks pages? The tasks files can be modified by every member of the Custom Debian Distributions Alioth group: https://alioth.debian.org/projects/cdd/ I see in the Mathematics page [1] that octave2.1 is

Re: Another bibliography management software.

2008-05-02 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 2 May 2008, Leopold Palomo Avellaneda wrote: svn://svn.debian.org/cdd/projects/science/trunk/debian-science/tasks/typese tting please could you add Tellico? we have debian package and works very well. It's a generic collection program but it also generate bib files, Lynx bib entry and

Processing of blitz++_0.9-8_i386.changes (fwd)

2008-05-05 Thread Andreas Tille
Hi, I just want to inform you that I now took over fully the libblitz++ package because markos retired from his Debian maintainership. I cared for the last couple of uploads and was listed as Uploader so I felt that it would be reasonable to take over maintainership. On the other hand I would

Re: DPL teams review 2008

2008-05-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 29 Apr 2008, Steve McIntyre wrote: The first thing I promised to do when I became DPL was to initiate a thorough review of Debian's teams. Well, no time like the present! I just answered your mail to Debian Med team. For the record and readers of CDD list it is archived here:

Re: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth

2008-05-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, Sylvestre Ledru wrote: There is still the pkg-science group under Alioth which aims to do that too. If you want, I can give you the admin rights. Ahh, that's probably a good idea. Well, we probably do not need two competing VCS. It would be great if you could add me to

Re: Octave in debian-science tasks

2008-05-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, Frederic Lehobey wrote: There is a virtual package provided by octave2.1, octave2.9, octave3.0: http://packages.debian.org/sid/octave Sorry, I missed that. Recommends: octave | octave3.0 Definitely (just commited) to recover the above effect (if I am not wrong).

Re: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth

2008-05-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, Frederic Lehobey wrote: I mean should not it be done under pkg-science umbrella? (I do not mind what will be the final location of the repository.) Neither do I as long as there is a common place for things like that as I wrote in my last mail. Kind regards and thanks for

Re: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth

2008-05-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, Christophe Prud'homme wrote: I agree. Is it not the same idea as the pkg-science team started by Sylvestre Ledru (package there what is not more suitable somewhere else like in DebiChem, pkg-scicomp, Debian Med, etc.)? I would suggest pkg-scicomp which seems more suite

Re: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth

2008-05-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, Sylvestre Ledru wrote: The only problem with this solution is the name pkg-scicomp (scientific computing) which is too specific. Many software won't fit into this title. Well, I perfectly understand your intend but finally I don't care about a name but about work getting

Re: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth

2008-05-06 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, David Bremner wrote: Speaking as the maintainer of all packages in pkg-science ( all 3 :-) ), I don't mind any sort of merging plan. That's good. ;-) But I understood from previous mails from C. Prudhomme that he (and others?) preferred to keep pkg-scicomp a more

Re: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth

2008-05-07 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, Ross Boylan wrote: Well, I perfectly understand your intend but finally I don't care about a name but about work getting done. I understand the sentiment, but in this case think the opposition is a false one. If people with scientific, but not computer-scientific, software

Re: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth

2008-05-07 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, Rudi Cilibrasi wrote: Wow, small world! I have been very interested in WordNet for years and in fact it has been a major (but relatively unpublished) and recurring interest in my own personal computational linguistics research. I have made first the popular poetry

Re: debian and robotics

2008-05-07 Thread Andreas Tille
On Wed, 7 May 2008, Leopold Palomo Avellaneda wrote: The robotics area is very wide. To many kind of packages could go there, You should probably come up with a list of these many packages to gain the interest of people here. so, depends on the people, the interest, etc the idea could be

{debian,pkg}-science repository [Was: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth]

2008-05-07 Thread Andreas Tille
On Tue, 6 May 2008, David Bremner wrote: If there is to be any sort of reorganization, ... So well, David, no answers from pkg-scicomp so far. I do not really know what this means, but I think we should not let the activity boil down. Would you take over the job to restructure either

Re: {debian,pkg}-science repository [Was: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth]

2008-05-08 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 8 May 2008, Sylvestre Ledru wrote: We could wait a few days more. Surely we could, but I'm learned in the past that some days tend to increase to some weeks while the number some is stretched in the same way then the time unit. They are doing a nice and important work. No doubt

Re: debian and robotics

2008-05-09 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 8 May 2008, Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda wrote: Well, I'm working in an specific field of the robotics. But for example the list could have: - rtai - xenomai RTOS, both in debian now. - rtnet, not in debian. Modules to have real time extension to the network. - orocos, with debian

Re: {debian, pkg}-science repository [Was: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth]

2008-05-09 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 8 May 2008, Bryan Bishop wrote: Hey there; if I wanted to get started with the a list of related projects and the programs to be categorized in some ontology on the wiki, where would I start? I think starting with a Wiki is the wrong approach because it becomes outdated very quickly.

Re: {debian, pkg}-science repository [Was: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth]

2008-05-09 Thread Andreas Tille
On Thu, 8 May 2008, Ross Boylan wrote: packagesearch should be useful. But sounds also quite incomplete. I tested seeking Biology where I know a lot of relevant packages but it brought up not nearly half the relevant packages (even if it featured one that was new to me which made the hint

Re: {debian,pkg}-science repository [Was: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth]

2008-05-09 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 9 May 2008, Manuel Prinz wrote: Sorry for jumping a little late into the discussion, hope it's not too late already! So far nothing technically has changed - so it is not too late obviousely. Andreas, I really like your idea on unifying things related to science in Debian. I also

Re: {debian,pkg}-science repository [Was: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth]

2008-05-09 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 9 May 2008, Manuel Prinz wrote: I'm probably offline until Monday but would volunteer to get the repository installed and set up. I guess I can report back on Wednesday next week latest, if that's considered a reasonable time frame. Sure. I'll have a closer look but at the first

Re: Another bibliography management software.

2008-05-09 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 9 May 2008, Antonio Paiva wrote: Just thought remembered today that all of you latex users (like me) would like to know about latexdiff (http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/support/latexdiff/). Added to debian-science/tasks/typesetting which is rendered at

Re: {debian,pkg}-science repository [Was: Science linguistics and debian-science SVN repository at alioth]

2008-05-09 Thread Andreas Tille
On Fri, 9 May 2008, Daniel Leidert wrote: package1/trunk/ package1/branches/ package2/trunk/ package2/branches/ [..] tags/package1/ tags/package2/ And finally write down this in a policy document to keep people informed ... This is forgotten to often, unfurtunately. Kind regards

Re: Alioth project to use is pkg-science

2008-05-12 Thread Andreas Tille
On Sun, 11 May 2008, Raphael Hertzog wrote: I rejected your debian-science project request because I simply don't see the point of it compared to the existing pkg-science. You can do much more than packaging even behind the pkg-science umbrella. I agre, that you perfectly can do a lot of

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