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Re: Volunteering to maintain proj and shapelib packages



On Thu, 26 May 2005 22:34:38 -0700, Shawn McCann wrote:

> Yes, GEOS is currently maintained by another local company. I can likely 
> take this on as well once I get up to speed on proj and shapelib. From what 
> I can see FC3 has proj-4.4.8 and proj-4.4.9 is now available. For shapelib, 
> FC3 has the latest version already.
> 
> >>The company I work for builds systems around the world in various domains, 
> >>especially for remote sensing from satellites. I've recently been working 
> >>with on projects to deploy Linux (RHEL) and GIS systems in developing 
> >>countries, hence my renewed interest in the discussions on adding GRASS to 
> >>Fedora Extras.
> >
> >GRASS needs another problem to be solved - GDAL and GDAL-GRASS plugin.
> >
> 
> I setup mapserver and grass last year and ran across some of these issues. 
> Should be solvable with a little effort.
> 
> >FYI we also got AutoTrace, a good free, opensource vectorizer, w/o 
> >maintainer.
> 
> Haven't used it yet, but it sounds interesting.

The "proj" and "shapelib" packages in Extras are officially without
maintainer now. 

If the offer to take over package ownership was serious, please reply and
state your bugzilla account e-mail address. I was unable to locate your
name in the CVS accounts system. So maybe you have not signed up yet?
https://admin.fedora.redhat.com/accounts/

-- 
Michael Schwendt <mschwendt users sf net>
Fedora Core release 5 (Development) - Linux 2.6.12-1.1400_FC5
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