[Geowanking] Perl Geospatial Content

Ari Jolma ari.jolma at tkk.fi
Mon Aug 21 23:16:13 PDT 2006


Aaron Huslage kirjoitti:
> And now we see why these things fall apart. Why create one mailinglist
> when another for the same purpose already exists?

Hmm, maybe my message could be read so that I created the list at hut.fi
_after_ Andy created a list at hexten. In fact I created the list a year
ago. Or you critizize Andy for not googling before he created the list.

Anyway, this is (geo)wanking, please ignore. :)

Ari

> 
> On Aug 20, 2006, at 12:28 PM, Ari Jolma wrote:
> 
>> I'm definitely interested. I also started an email list for the purpose:
>> https://list.hut.fi/mailman/listinfo/geo-perl
>>
>> It's good to see more interest in the subject!
>>
>> Ari
>>
>> On Sun, 20 Aug 2006 19:45:12 +0100 Andy Armstrong <andy at hexten.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> (warning, perl content - if you're not interested in perl please skip
>>> this and accept my apologies)
>>>
>>> I've been doing an informal survey of the various geo, gps, gis and
>>> mapping modules on CPAN and while there's certainly a lot of good
>>> stuff there, taken collectively CPAN's coverage of geospatial
>>> functionality somewhat resembles the state of the email related
>>> modules that provided the impetus for the Perl Email Project.
>>>
>>> I'd like to get started with an effort to rationalise and refactor
>>> what's currently there, providing well written, lightweight modules
>>> with clean interfaces to cover a well defined set of geospatial
>>> functionality.
>>>
>>> To get the ball rolling I've created a mailing list:
>>>    http://www.hexten.net/mailman/listinfo/geoperl-l
>>>
>>> I'm not looking for any particular commitment at this stage - but I'd
>>> welcome input from anyone with an interest in this area.
>>>
>>> --Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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>>
>> --Prof. Ari Jolma
>> Kartografia ja Geoinformatiikka / Cartography and Geoinformatics
>> Teknillinen Korkeakoulu / Helsinki University of Technology
>> POBox 1200, 02015 TKK, Finland
>> Email: ari.jolma at tkk.fi URL: http://www.tkk.fi/~jolma
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Prof. Ari Jolma
Kartografia ja Geoinformatiikka / Cartography and Geoinformatics
Teknillinen Korkeakoulu / Helsinki University of Technology
tel: +358 9 451 3886 address: POBox 1200, 02015 TKK, Finland
Email: ari.jolma at tkk.fi URL: http://www.tkk.fi/~jolma



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