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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Request for new project Application:Geo
  • From: Dirk Stoecker <opensuse@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 09:02:26 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LNX.0.9999.0709040901340.3408@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 31 Aug 2007, Dirk Stoecker wrote:

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

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

I still would vote for Application:Geo

Any decision?

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