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:
> 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)
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