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Re: [DebianGIS] Bug#588812: [DebianGIS-dev] Debian GIS metapackages available [Was: debian-gis_0.0.1_i386.changes ACCEPTED]

On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 7:15 PM, Andreas Tille <andreas@an3as.eu> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 03:12:29PM +0200, Alexander Wirt wrote:
>> tag 588812 moreinfo
>> thanks
>> > different listservers might make this hard and I do not really want to
>> > put this on you.  But if there would be a reasonable way to do this it
>> > would be probably a good idea.
>> Its no problem to import old mails if the come in a common format like mbox.
>> If you really want this list get some seconders and complete the request as
>> listed in: http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/HOWTO_start_list.
> It has become quite silent about this issue and I can understand
> listmaster to ask for seconders.  So what do you think about my
> suggestions to make Debian GIS more popular than it currently is?  I
> think it is a shame that Debian GIS is quite unknown to potentially
> interested persons and please trust me:  I asked a lot of people when I
> did talks about Blends and mentioned Debian GIS as a potential Blend -
> there was nobody aware of this project whereever I asked.  And there
> where people around which are working with GIS software.  I also
> continue to think that we should try to involve OSM into the Debian
> GIS project.
> This all makes IMHO a lot of sense to discuss on a mailing list and
> especially if we are in the process of a release mentioning such a
> mailing list in the release notes would give the project a lot of
> attention and probably new supporters.

Maybe I am the last one who matters, but Andreas You have +1 from me.


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