Re: Cooperation between Code4Health and Debian Med
I wonder whether anybody might have received the mail below and if you
just need no help from Debian Med or whether the explanation was not
verbose enough and I should provide more information.
On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 11:58:44AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> I'm writing you on behalf of the Debian Med team that has the objective
> to package any software relevant in medicine for the official Debian
> distribution. We have created more than 500 packages (the large amount
> in the field of microbiology) and have put them into specific categories
> (we call these "tasks").
> You can get a full overview about packaged software and projects that
> are on our todo list here:
> I came across Code4Health when I've read an announcment about the usage
> of openMAXIMS in a British hospital. For the moment we have put this
> project on our todo list in the hospital information system tasks
> I need to confirm that we certainly will not be able to create the
> packaging without internal knowledge of the software authors. This has
> worked quite well when packaging fis-gtm as a precondition for VistA.
> The Debian Med team has established a mentoring program to simplify the
> work of packaging for newcomers that has proven to be successful in
> the case of fis-gtm packaging.
> In my humble opinion openMAXIMS in special and Code4Health in general
> have common interests with Debian Med. You try to create free medical
> software and we try to make the installation and maintenance as easy as
> possible. If you have some interest for cooperation feel free to
> discuss ways to do so here on our mailing list.
> Kind regards