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Bug#654748: O: qlandkartegt -- GPS mapping (GeoTiff and vector) and GPSr management


this sounds like a perfect target for Debian GIS team maintenance.

Kind regards


On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 03:33:03PM +0100, Michael Hanke wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: normal
> I intend to orphan the qlandkartegt package. I do no longer use it
> enough and do not have the time to give it the attention it deserves.
> Open bugs are few (3), upstream is great and responsive. The packaging
> is fairly modern (3.0, quilt), currently carries no upstream patches.
> VCS is Git on collab-maint. Popcon is > 500. The package requires an
> update to the latest upstream release and some attention to the bugs.
> I will also orphan the related 'garmindev' package in a second step.
> If a non-DD wants to take care of this (fairly easy) package, I'm willing
> to sponsor uploads.
> The package description is:
>  This package provides a versatile tool for GPS maps in GeoTiff format as
>  well as Garmin's img vector map format. QLandkarteGT is the successor of
>  QLandkarte. Among various improvements (e.g. 2D/3D map rendering and
>  reduced resource demands) the major difference is its
>  device-independent architecture, which is not limited to Garmin devices
>  anymore. Therefore, the package also does not include device drivers.
>  Drivers for a number of Garmin devices are available from the
>  qlandkartegt-garmin package.
>  .
>  Additionally, QLandkarteGT serves as a frontend to the GDAL tools, to
>  make georeferencing of scanned maps feasible for users. In contrast to
>  similar tools (e.g. QGis) its straightforward interface is especially
>  suited for non-scientific users.
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