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Re: [DebianGIS] Bits from the DebianGis Team



On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 12:54:42PM +0100, Wookey wrote:
> HI. I'm an interested person. I maintain two packages which do very
> specialised GIS - Cave surveying (Survex and Therion). At some point I
> will add Tunnel now that the Java situation makes it practical.
> 
> I have been interested in GIS for years, especially open Geodata so
> have told everyone I know about openstreetmap, one of whom then mapped
> all of Cambridge UK. We have also been doing some low-tech GIS stuff with
> integrating cave data with Googlemaps and wikipedia:
> http://seagrass.goatchurch.org.uk/~mjg/cgi-bin/map.py
> 
> For years I have been wanting to write something that would let people
> with tomtom systems semi-automatically collect openstreetmap data but
> have failed to get round to it. So far as I know this still hasn't
> been done by anyone.
> 
> In practice I don't expect to do anything significant in the DebianGIS
> team beyond trying to maintain my cave-survey packages, but I am
> interested in this stuff, especially in ways that my specialised stuff
> can be integrated with the wider whole. I can also put you in touch with
> other interrested people who may have more cycles for actually doing
> things than I (Julian Todd, Martin Green)
> 
> Wookey

Hi Wookey, all people (expecially official DDs who can also sponsor others) are
very welcome. Whenever you and other think to be able to submit new
packages/patchs, I can add required access to svn on alioth. All types of 
contributions, even at wiki and documentation level are welcome.

-- 
Francesco P. Lovergine



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