From: James Macgill <j.macgill@ge...> - 2002-09-16 14:54:49
At 14:18 16/09/2002, M=FCller, Markus wrote:
>some remarks from one of the deegree guys...
>I think the first paragraph of the mission statement is well formulated.=20
>Should we perhaps add that GT it is based on Java that early or should=20
>this be left open?
Yes, that is clearly missing and needs to be in the first paragraph. I'll=
slot something in, is:
GeoTools 2 is an open source Java project which aims ...
enough do you think?
>We should not forget that developers from GeoTools who want to work on=20
>specific services are welcome to do this in the deegree project.
Yes, that's my plan at least. I'm interested in pushing the WMS and other=
services, its just a question of where development takes place rather than=
who does it.
>If there really are other things we want to see developed (I see OGC=20
>conformant Clients as a good example) we should spawn separate projects.
Yes, clients are something that should form part of separate=20
project/projects. An interesting issue at that point is what language(s)=20
as well as more heavy applet solutions. Anyway, that's further down the=20
line and we can come back to that.
>We (the deegree team) are looking forward to getting involved in the=20
>GeoTools project and as soon as we are working on it are happy to be added=
>to the developers team. Ah, well yes, and we have to think hard about=20
>using JDK 1.4 ...
I'll post on that separately, but I suspect its something that will have to=
be resolved in IRC.
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