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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Request for new project Application:Geo
  • From: Dirk Stoecker <opensuse@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 14:55:04 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LNX.0.999.0708311441550.7544@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 31 Aug 2007, Marcus Rueckert wrote:

On 2007-08-31 11:48:21 +0200, Dirk Stoecker wrote:
I would like to request a new top-level project called Application:Geo

- Used for all the geo-related programs like GIS/GPS/Mapping software,
  which currently is in science, Education:Desktop and other places,
  where it does not fit at all.

  examples: GMT, grass, qgis, libgdal, libproj, mapnik, gpsdrive and lots
  more

science:geographic sounds better imho.

That's the problem. It's no science stuff. It's mainly for the users, not the scientists.

- Also introduction the "Application" level, which should be used to
  reduce the top-level space a bit I think.

that is a too generic namespace. nearly every package is an
application.

Yes. But it's a namespace usable for everything which is of such generic type.

I still would vote for Application:Geo

(Geographic is not right, as there are multiple geo sciences related :-)

Ciao
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